Archived Lectures and Events


spanishcurriculum

2 April, 2013

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Emory University

A presentation on curricular reform

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chris_jones

28 March, 2013

"Transitioning to Hybrid Teaching and Learning: Opportunities and Constraints"

Chris Jones
Teaching Professor of French and Francophone Studies
Director, Modern Language Resource Center
Department of Modern Languages
Carnegie-Mellon University

White Hall 112
4:15 pm 

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carl_blyth

7 March, 2013

"The Power of Openness: Learning Languages with Open Educational Resources"

Carl Blyth
University of Texas, Austin

Videoconference in ECIT 217, Woodruff Library
4:00 pm 

hazel_gold

26 February, 2013

¿Assessing Advanced Foreign Language Writing: A Ground-Level View¿

Hazel Gold, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Emory University

Cox Hall Computing Lab, Classroom B
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

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flipped_instruction

7 February, 2013

Thoughts on the Flipped Classroom

Steve Bransford, Ph.D, Educational Analyst for Video in Emory's Academic Technology Services division

ECIT 214, Woodruff Library
3:00 pm 

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graff_birkenstein

1 February, 2013

Assessing Student Writing While Avoiding the Laundry List Trap

Gerald Graff
Professor of English and Education,
University of Illinois at Chicago
&
Cathy Birkenstein
Lecturer in English and Co-Director of the Writing in the Disciplines Program,
University of Illinois at Chicago 

White Hall 101
4:00 pm 

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steve_thorne

25 January, 2013

Designed semiotic engagement, verbal patterns, and lived experience

Steve Thorne
Department of World Languages and Literatures
Portland State University
 &
Department of Applied Linguistics
University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Modern Languages Bldg., Room 201
3:00 pm 

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john_norris

25 Oct 2012

Toward Useful Assessment and Evaluation in Language and Humanities Education

John Norris
Georgetown University

White Hall 205
4:00 pm 

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soundcloud

13 Sept 2012

Audio Recording for Extending Classroom Interactivity

Chase Lovellette
Emory University

ECIT, Main Floor, Woodruff Library

3:00 - 4:00 pm 

bialystok

10 Apr 2012

Lifelong Bilingualism: Linguistic Costs, Cognitive Benefits, and Long-term Consequences

Ellen Bialystok
York University, Toronto

Jones Room, Woodruff Library
4:30 pm 

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digital_stories

23 Mar 2012

Digital Storytelling in Language and Cultural Studies

Yu Li and Yumiko Nishi

Modern Languages Bldg. Room 201
11:45 am - 1:15 pm

international_ipad

Alan Cattier - 21 Mar 2012

Using the iPad and iPhone Internationally

Woodruff Library, ECIT Classroom 217
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

blackboardapolooza

7 Mar 2012

Blackboard-apolooza: Applications of Blackboard in the Foreign Language Classroom

Hiram Maxim, Lisa Dillman, Marianne Lancaster

Modern Languages Bldg. Room 201
11:45 am - 1:15 pm

mooreivc

Judy Raggi Moore - 22 Feb 2012

IVC: Italian Virtual Class Project
Adventures and "misadventures" in pushing the limit of L2 teaching

Modern Languages Bldg. Room 201
11:45 am - 1:15 pm

clontz

Lee Clontz - 7 Feb 2012

"Social Media and Foreign Language Learning"

Woodruff Library, ECIT 215

4:00 pm

watanabe_language_assesment

Yukiko Watanabe - 7 Nov 2011

"A Useful Approach to Assessing Speaking Outcomes:
  Outcomes, Indicators, Methods, and Uses"

Modern Languages Bldg. Room 201

4:00 pm

lecture_track_panel

Panel Discussion - 2 Nov 2011

"Lecture-track Faculty Promotion to the Second and Third Tiers"
Michael Elliot, Karen Stolley, Vialla Hartfield-Mendez, Hiram Maxim

Modern Language Bldg. Room 201

4:00 pm

Dillman

Lisa Dillman - 24 Oct 2011

¿Cómo se dice "sustainability"?
Greening the Foreign Language Curriculum

Modern Languages Bldg. Room 201
11:45 am - 1:15 pm

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Colombi

Cecilia Colombi - 13 Oct 2011

"Linguistic explorations into the longitudinal study of the advanced capacities: The case of Spanish heritage learners"

Modern Languages Bldg. Room 201
4:00 pm

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wanliho

Wan-Li Ho - 27 Sep 2011

"Techno Boost:
Using Podcasts to Enhance Content-based Language Education
"

Modern Languages Bldg. Room 201
11:45 am - 1:15 pm

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languageroundtable

The Benefits of Foreign Language Study
Roundtable discussion

April, 2011

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Heather Allen, Assistant Professor of Second Language Acquisition and French, University of Miami
(13 April 2010)

"Beyond the 4 Skills: Structuring Classroom Foreign Language Instruction with a Multiple Literacies Approach"

Donald Freeman, Associate Chair of Educational Studies and Associate Professor of Education, School of Education, University of Michigan
(18 March 2010)

'When Language Goes to School': Pluri-lingualism, Subject-language, and Social Capitol"

Sébastien Dubreil, Assistant Professor of French, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(9 February 2010)

"'Transformation-Growth-Change:' Identity Negotiation and Transcultural Learning in Telecollaborative Environments"

Nicole Mills, Senior Lecturer, Department of Romance Languages, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3 November 2009)

"Global Simulation and Facebook: The Use of Social Networking Tools to Enhance Language Learner Engagement"

Richard Kern , Director, Berkeley Language Center, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California
(18 September 2008)

"Towards a Literacy-Based Approach to Language Teaching: A Pedagogical Workshop"

Hiram Maxim, Associate Professor, Department of German Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
(20 March 2008)

"Curriculum Construction 101"

Nina Garrett , Director, Center for Language Study, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
(26 February 2007)

"Whither the Language Center? The multiple missions of language learning in today's university"

Constance Knop, Professor Emerita of French, University of Wisconsin, Madison (16 October 2006)

Professor Knop's article "Increaing the Use of the Target Language in Classroom Interactions" (PDF)

Maria Carreira , Associate Professor, California State University, Long Beach, California
(18 September 2006)

"Reconceptualizing Instruction to Meet the Needs of Today's Language Students:
A Model of Differentiated Language Teaching and Learning "

Rick Donato, Associate Professor, Foreign Language Instruction, University of Pittsburgh
(27 February 2006)

"Grammar Teaching as Collaboration: The PACE Model"

A Listening Project in connection with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week

A collection of short readings from writings and speeches of human rights activists
in various countries around the world, in the original languages and with English translations. Presented by faculty and students affiliated with Emory's language departments.

Pierre Capretz , Director, Language Development Studio, Yale University
(28 February 2005)

"Teaching through Interactive Films: An Attempt to Improve Language Teaching Using Current Technology"

National Middle Eastern Language Resource Center (NMELRC)
(28 January 2005)

Dr. Kristen Brustad, Associate Professor in the department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies at Emory University, will lead a discussion on reading comprehension. She is a co-author of Al-Kitaab, the most widely used textbook for beginning to intermediate Arabic instruction in U.S. colleges and institutions, and is a featured presenter in many training seminars and workshops for Middle East language teachers.

Associated PDF files for download:
Table 1, Text 1a, Text 1b, Text 2, Text 3a, Text 3b, Text 4a, Text 4b, Text 5a, Text 5b

Words of Peace (21 January 2005)

A Listening Project in connection with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week

Rick Donato, Associate Professor, Foreign Language Instruction, University of Pittsburgh (4 October 2004)

"Collaborating for Communication in the Foreign Language Classroom"

Steven P. Cole, Ph.D. Director, Research Design Associates Yorktown Heights, NY (8 November 2004)

"Research Design and Evaluation in Foreign Language Acquisition Research"

Words of Peace (23 January 2004)

A Listening Project in connection with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week

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