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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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Education, Society, and Globalization in China: A Collaborative Teacher Training Program

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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 This project addresses the outdated and ethnocentric cultural perspectives in the lists of exemplars of text complexity used in the Common...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...

K-16 Initiatives

Project Director: Dr. Linda R. Waugh (U Arizona) [In collaboration with CMES, CLAS, Partnership Across Languages, Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese (UA); NMELRC] Description: Professional development is needed to enable teachers to help their students develop...

Games to Teach

Developing Digital Game-Mediated Foreign Language Literacies  Project Directors: Drs. Jonathon Reinhardt (U Arizona) and Julie Sykes, (University of Oregon) Description: Digital games are socio-cultural practices and products, and gaming has become a mainstream,...

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)...

Study Abroad: The Assessment of Cultural Intelligence

The Assessment of Cultural Intelligence   Project Director: Dr. Peter Ecke (U Arizona) Description: Study abroad has become an increasingly important part in students’ development of language and cultural skills. A key outcome of study abroad is learning about...

PErCOLATE (Modules for Multiliteracies Teaching)

Topic-based Modules for Preparing the Future FL Professoriate to Teach with a Multiliteracies Approach across the Undergraduate FL Curriculum    Projects Directors: Drs. Heather Allen (University of Wisconsin, Madison) and Beatrice Dupuy (U Arizona) [In...