CERCLL offers professional development opportunities to K-16 foreign and second language teachers throughout the year in the form of workshops wherein research is connected with practice. The workshops are developed and offered with the support, in part, of the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI Language Resource Center program. Support also comes from the College of Education, the College of Humanities, and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arizona, as well as other sponsors of individual events.
Summer Workshops Series
Since its inception, CERCLL has offered summer workshops in which research and theory are linked with practical applications for the language classroom. In these workshops, University of Arizona faculty and faculty from other institutions share what they have learned through their research and teaching with participants. Each workshop includes discussion, hands-on activities, and opportunities for networking with colleagues.
CERCLL summer workshop participants come from the U.S. and beyond. They often include foreign and second language teachers as well language program directors and language teacher educators. We thank all those who joined us at these events. Read more about previous years workshops above.
The summer workshops take place on the University of Arizona campus from 9 am to 4 pm each day, generally with a break for lunch at Noon (though this is often a working lunch). Participants may attend one, all, or any number of the workshops in the series. Attendance is free, but everyone must register; seating is limited, so registering early is advised to secure your space.
Visual, Media and Digital Literacies in the Foreign Language Classroom The 2017 CERCLL Summer Workshop series will focus on the ways in which different forms of literacy can be incorporated into the language classroom. There is a competition for travel awards for...read more
Texts Across Contexts: Teaching Foreign Languages and Cultures The 2016 CERCLL Summer Workshops focus on language learning through texts across various cultural and pedagogical contexts. The diverse set of workshops share in common an emphasis on the ways in...read more
Flagship Teacher Training Series, May 26 - June 5 (participants applied and were accepted into the program in April), and two independent workshops on June 5 and June 6. Friday, June 5 Engaging K-12 Students in Global Children’s and Adolescent Literature 9:00...read more
For a PDF version of the summer brochure, click here. Monday June 2, 2014 Engaging K-12 Students in Global Inquiry through Fiction and Nonfiction Literature (6 hours, 9am - 4pm) Presenters include: Kathy G. Short, Richard Clift, Ke Huang, Mi-Kyoung Chang,...read more
May 29-30, 2012 Speaking of Grants: Funding Possibilities for Language Educators Presenter: Dr. Susan Penfield (CERCLL, University of Arizona) Download the presentation slides and other materials from Day 1 and Day 2 of this workshop This workshop focused specifically...read more
May 31st - June 1st Playing Stories and Reading Games: Developing L2 Literacies through Digital Gaming Presenters: Jonathon Reinhardt (University of Arizona) and Julie Sykes (University of New Mexico) See an updated version of this presentation about gaming and...read more
June 1st - 2nd Developing Intercultural Competence in the Foreign Language Class: Why and How? Presenter: Gilberte Furstenberg (M.I.T) Materials can be download: Group presentations; Instructor presentation materials 2010; Handouts from this workshop This two-day...read more
June 2nd - 3rd Exploring Universals in the Reading Process Presenters: David Yaden; Yetta Goodman; Kenneth Goodman; Yueh-Nu Hung; Koomi Kim; Mieko Iventosch; Misun Kim; Shaomei Wang This two-day workshop will focus upon the reading process and comprehension of written...read more
June 13th - 14th Lesson Delivery in Student Centered Instruction: Putting Students First Presenter: Linda Landrum Participants will learn strategies to encourage student-centered learning in an integrative learning environment in which students may self-learn and...read more