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CERCLL at ACTFL 2017

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2018 Intercultural Competence Conference: Registration is Open

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2017 Awardees: Ana Carvalho, Caleb Simmons, Sunyoung Yang

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Intercultural Competence Conference

Intercultural Competence Conference Project Directors: Beatrice Dupuy and Chantelle Warner (UA). In collaboration with: the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT), CMES , CIUA, COH, and SBS at the UA;...

L2 Digital Literacies Symposium

L2 Digital Literacies Symposium Project Directors: Jonathon Reinhardt and Chantelle Warner (UA) and Betul Czerkawski (UA South). In collaboration with: COH and SBS at the UA; and COERLL. As digital technologies continue to radically change the...

Globalizing the Common Core State Standards

Globalizing the Common Core State Standards Project Director: Kathy Short (UA). In collaboration with: UA College of Education. This project addresses the outdated and ethnocentric cultural perspectives in the lists of exemplars of text complexity used in the Common...

Reading Globally: Connecting Classrooms to the World

Reading Globally: Connecting Classrooms to the World Project Director: Kathy Short (UA) In collaboration with: UA College of Education and Worlds of Words An extension of CERCLL’s “Introducing Children and Adolescents to the World” project of...

Foreign Languages and the Literary in the Everyday

Foreign Languages and the Literary in the Everyday Project Directors: Chantelle Warner (UA), Carl Blyth (University of Texas at Austin), Joanna Luks (Cornell University). In collaboration with: the Center for Open Educational Resources and...

Games for Literacies

Games for Literacies Project Director: Jonathon Reinhardt (UA) This project builds on the successes of CERCLL’s “Games to Learn” (G2L) project in 2006-2010 (the publication for this project is on this page), and “Games to Teach” project (G2T) in 2010-2014...

Film Clips for Foreign Language Culture and Literacy

Film Clips for Foreign Language Culture and Literacy Project Directors: Mark Kaiser (UC Berkeley) and Dr. Sonia Shiri (UA). In collaboration with: the Berkeley Language Center (UC Berkeley), and at the UA: the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), the...

American Study Abroad Students in China: Archiving Interactions

American Study Abroad Students in China: Archiving Interactions Project Director: Wenhao Diao (University of Arizona [UA]). In collaboration with: the Council for International Educational Exchange (Shanghai), Alliance for Global Education (Shanghai), the...

K-16 Initiatives

K-16 Initiatives Project Director: Beatrice Dupuy; Project Collaborators and Consultants: Sophie Renoult (Douglas High School, AZ), Sheilah Nicholas (UA), and Betul Czerkawski (UA South). In collaboration with: CIUA, CMES, College of Education (COE), and...

Language Capital Project

Created by students in the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT) at the University of Arizona with support from CERCLL, the Language Capital Project attempts to map out non-residential spaces where speakers of non-national...

Intercultural Sojourns

Exploring Intercultural Communicative Competence: A Multinational Perspective - Alvino E. Fantini, Project Director; with assistance from Ilene Todd, Project Assistant; and Joana Almeida and Cláudia Figuereido, Statisticians, Brattleboro, Vermont 05302, USA....

Multiliteracies Framework for FL Teaching

A Multiliteracies Framework for Collegiate Foreign Language Teaching - Kate Paesani, Heather Willis Allen, and Beatrice Dupuy. Prentice Hall. (2015). Description: At a time when collegiate foreign language education is changing dramatically, A Multiliteracies...

Games to Learn

Language and Culture Acquisition through Computer Game Design and Play Project Directors: Drs. Ken McAllister (U Arizona) and Judd Rugill (Arizona State University) [In collaboration with the Learning Games Initiative and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies]...

Introducing Children and Adolescents to the World

Bringing Global Cultures and World Languages into K-8 Classrooms Project Director: Dr. Kathy Short (U Arizona). [In collaboration with Worlds of Words, U Arizona] Description: The quickening pace of globalization has led to a context in which opportunities to succeed...

Hypermedia Texts

Using Multimodal Text Annotations to Promote Cultural Literacy  Project Director: Dr. Chantelle Warner (U. Arizona). Projects Collaborators: Dr. R. Ariew (U. Arizona); Dr. K. da Costa Bezerra (U. Arizona); Dr. A. Iğsiz (New York U., previously U. Arizona) [In...

Educating Global Citizens through Global Simulation

Project Director: Dr. Beatrice Dupuy (U. Arizona) [In collaboration with CMES and Department of Russian and Slavic Studies] Description: This project will provide teachers of intermediate-level FL students with a systematic way of integrating Global Simulation (GS)...

Modern Persian Textbook Series: Intermediate & Advanced

Project Director: Dr. Kamran Talattof (U Arizona)  Description: The political and educational climate of the world in the year 2010 speaks most clearly to the extreme need to develop instructional materials in Persian (aka Farsi), the official language of Iran,...

Bringing Global Cultures and World Languages into K-8 Classrooms

Project Director: Dr. Kathy Short (U Arizona). [In collaboration with Worlds of Words, U Arizona] Description: The quickening pace of globalization has led to a context in which opportunities to succeed depend on global knowledge and skills and yet American students...

Arabic Learners Written Corpus

A Resource for Research and Learning  Project Director: Dr. Samira Farwaneh (U Arizona) [In collaboration with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research(CALPER) at Pennsylvania State University]...

Summer Institute in LCTL Literacy

Learning to Read and Reading to Learn in East Asian Languages  Project Directors: David Yaden and Yetta Goodman (U Arizona)  Description: A summer institute in 2009, bringing together professionals in literacy development and linguistics with K-16 teachers, was...