Innovative Technology in the Language Classroom

Innovative Technology in the Language Classroom A professional development workshop for language instructors; open to faculty and instructors from all languages December 14, 2013 at The University of Arizona, Marshall Building Room 490 Session I Fostering...

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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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Hypermedia Annotations in Second Language Learning

Author: Justin Parry Within the sphere of second language teaching, technology has been rapidly growing and being implemented as a tool for motivation and efficiency in the hands of capable teachers. Among the countless online tools available, hypermedia annotations...

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Chinese Culture Festival in Tucson

Author: Justin Parry There will be a Chinese Culture Festival in various parts of Tucson from September 22–30, which is free of charge. This festival, presented by The Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona, will include a variety of events that are targeted...

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Videos from Intercultural Competence Conference 2012

Author: Sasha Kuchuk Did you miss your chance to attend The Third International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence this January? Or would like to revisit some of the presentations? CERCLL has made available the videos of the...

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Language and Culture Kits from CERCLL and World of Words

Author: Sasha Kuchuk CERCLL’s project “Bringing Global Cultures and World Languages into K-8 Classrooms“, directed by Dr. Kathy Short and developed in collaboration with Worlds of Words – the International Collection of Children’s and Adolescent Literature at the...

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A Smattering of Language will Do?

Author: C. Bothelo “I feel very strongly that the ideal shouldn’t be mastery of another language, because that’s an unachievable goal and holding it up as the aim just makes students feel hopeless… We should emphasise the pleasures of languages, rather...

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