CERCLL Faculty Research Grant Series : Dr. Wenhao Diao

CERCLL Faculty Research Grant Series : Dr. Wenhao Diao

A Sociolinguistic Inquiry of American Study Abroad Students in China This project aims to investigate and document the authentic language use among American study abroad students in China. Research has shown that study abroad students often...

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Training Chinese Teachers in Communicative Language Teaching

Author: Merica McNeil Chinese teacher training was offered by the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona on Saturday, December 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event was co-sponsored by CERCLL and attended mostly by K-12 teachers of Chinese working in Arizona....

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Symposium on Indigenous Knowledge and Digital literacies

Author: Justin Parry On November 10–11, CERCLL was sponsoring The Tucson Symposium on Indigenous Knowledge and Digital Literacies. This event was funded by the National Science Foundation’s “Cyberlearning: Transforming Education” program, and involved a partnership...

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Report on the USDE’s Roundtable Visit

Author: Justin Parry We at CERCLL had something to celebrate this September 11: Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education and Acting Assistant Secretary of Education, and Dr. Sharon Lee Miller, Director of the Division of Academic...

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Ten Online Tools for Language Learning, Part 2

Author: Justin Parry Do you feel like exploring some online language tools over the summer to practice your own language skills, or want some ideas for the future? Here are five more tools, as a continuation of the first part of ten online tools for language learning:...

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Ten Online Tools for Language Learning, Part 1

Author: Justin Parrry There are numerous online tools that can be used in language learning and in second language (L2) classrooms; in fact, it is a focus of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) to find and adapt such tools. From among these many choices, the...

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