Online & Hybrid Course Portal for Slavic Languages & Literatures

Project Directors: Liudmila Klimanova, University of Arizona; with Shannon Donnally Spasova, Michigan State University The LLC COMMONS is a web portal prototype for open source materials for online and hybrid use, built to respond to a national survey of online course...

Globalizing Text Exemplar Lists: Globalizing Reading Lists

Our students live in a global world. The opportunities we offer through literature in our classrooms can invite them into the richness of cultural diversity and global communities. To globalize the text exemplar lists included in standards documents that guide...

PLONS: Professional Learning Online Networks

The word plons in Dutch describes the noise made by something splashing into a surface and is thus an apt name for the Professional Learning Online Networks, which are designed to create a ripple effect, by fostering linkages between language teaching, research and...

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...

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 social acts of...

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 This project addresses the outdated and ethnocentric cultural perspectives in the lists of exemplars of text complexity used in the Common...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 2006-2010, and the...

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 Language Learning (COERLL) at the University of Texas at Austin. COERLL...

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 Arabic...

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 CV Starr...

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...

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...

Modern Persian Textbook Series: Intermediate

Project Director: Dr. Kamran Talattof (University of Arizona)  Description: The political and educational climate of the world in the year 2010 speaks most clearly to the extreme need to develop instructional materials in Persian (aka Farsi), the official language of...

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 depend on global knowledge and skills and yet American students...

Teaching Portuguese to Spanish-Speaking Learners

A Structured/Enhanced Input Approach for L1, L2 and Heritage Learners  Project Director: Dr. Ana Carvalho (U Arizona) [In collaboration with the Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Description: Building on the language skills...