Culture and Language Exchange (CLÉ )

In the absence of cultural gatherings, celebrations and events during the pandemic, CERCLL has asked friends and colleagues to share traditions that are important in their culture in our Culture and Language Exchange (CLÉ).  These short videos are shared on...

Global Communities Publication in WOW Stories

Through a CERCLL project, Worlds of Words offers annual grants for Global Communities–groups of educators that meet regularly to consider global literature, world languages, and ways of using these books in preK-12 classrooms. We are excited to announce that the...

Spring 2021 Professional Development Webinar Series

This Spring CERCLL will be offering two series of webinars for language educators. Each series consists of two free webinars, but we invite you to attend any number of these events. The webinars will be 90 minutes in length and participants who attend live can request...

CFP for ICC 2022: Proposals due in June

The eighth biennial International conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence (ICC) will focus upon the theme of Decentering Mobility in Intercultural Education: Engagement, Equity, and Access. A hybrid event, January 27-30, 2022, in...

Foreigncy

Foreigncy is a free online language learning program offering language courses to help students and professionals reach advanced and working proficiency. Currently it offers courses in Arabic, Hebrew, and Russian.  Foreigncy has hundreds of foreign language lessons on...

ConnecTalks

Beginning in 2019, the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) at the University of Hawaii has been organizing a TED Talk-style event at the annual American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) convention. The purpose of ConnecTalks is to...

CERCLL’s 2020 Year in Review

Despite the pandemic and the many obstacles that educators (and everyone else) have encountered throughout 2020, CERCLL was busy this year. This video showcases just some of the things that our core team, project directors, and others involved in our projects have...

Digital Badges

CERCLL offers digital badges that are issued to individuals at all levels of participation in CERCLL-related endeavors. We currently offer these badges for participants in our webinars and conferences, and for individuals who create curriculum materials from these...

Three-Part Webinar Series on Literacy-Based Lesson Planning

CERCLL hosted a series of three webinars focused on the theme of Literacy-based Lesson Planning in the language classroom. We invite you to watch the recorded presentations for one, two, or all three of these events. Crafting Compelling Experiences: The Power of...

L2DL 2020: Free Registration is Open

L2 Digital Literacies (L2DL): Critical Transnational Dialogue and Virtual Exchange A Virtual Symposium, October 19-24, 2020   Keynotes: ➣ Jonathon Reinhardt (University of Arizona), Social Media for Virtual Exchange: Exploring Relationships between Tools and...

Three-Part Webinar Series on Social Justice

CERCLL has lined up a series of three webinars focused on the theme of Social Justice in the language classroom. We invite you to participate in one, two, or all three of these FREE online professional development events.  During the registration process, participants...

Resources for Social Justice and Anti-Racism in the L2 Classroom

The protests initiated in June of 2020 have expressed the anger and anguish experienced by those who experience racism and discrimination around the world and have initiated a global discussion about anti-racism and social justice. CERCLL shares in the chorus of...

2020 CERCLL Fellows, Faculty and Graduate

We are pleased to announce the recipients of two CERCLL fellowship programs. Click on the fellowship program subtitles for abstracts and further details about the projects to be funded and the materials that will be available on CERCLL’s website next year....

CERCLL Faculty Research Fellow Competition: Deadline May 1

CERCLL is Inviting applications from University of Arizona faculty for the 2020 CERCLL Research Fellow grants. Deadline to Apply extended to May 1, 2020 The CERCLL Faculty Fellows program promotes scholarly work connected to the mission of CERCLL as a Title VI...

Grants for Global Literacy Communities

Grants Available for Literacy Communities to Explore Intercultural Understanding Deadline to Apply:  July 15, 2020 Worlds of Words and CERCLL are excited to announce a second round of grants in the Global Literacy Communities project. These $1000 grants support...

Working with Texts Online

A resource created by Emily Hellmich, University of Arizona. Moving (quickly!) into online teaching environments does not mean the end of working with texts in the language, literature, and culture classroom.  And in some cases, it can be an opportunity to push...

CFP L2DL: Critical Transnational Dialogue & Virtual Exchange

The L2 Digital Literacies Symposium (L2DL) is a biennial international event offering an array of online and face-to-face sessions that allow academics to make connections across the globe. In 2020, the conference explores intersections between international...

Upcoming webinars: Online Textbooks and MACAWS

CERCLL is hosting two upcoming live webinars that address the production and use of online resources.   1) Gillian Lord (University of Florida) will present The world is not flat, so why are our textbooks? April 17, 11 am Arizona (11 am PDT / 2 pm EDT) Details...

Social Networking Sites for Intercultural Competence

Developed by Margherita Berti, this guide provides language educators with pedagogical strategies and practical suggestions for implementing social networking sites (SNSs) and social media in language courses to promote intercultural competence.­­ Modern technology...

Social Networking for Intercultural Competence

Project Director: Margherita Berti, University of Arizona These resources provide language educators with pedagogical strategies and practical suggestions for implementing social networking sites (SNSs) and social media for intercultural competence in beginner and...

CERCLL Graduate Fellow Competition: Deadline March 4

CERCLL is Inviting applications for the 2020 CERCLL Graduate Fellow program. Application deadline: March 4, 2020. The CERCLL Graduate Fellows Program is a one-semester professional development opportunity for foreign language GATs at the University of Arizona....