CERCLL was awarded its fifth, four-year cycle of funding as a Title VI Language Resource Center from the U.S. Department of Education, for work that began in August, 2022. For details about the new projects and initiatives, see our blog post here. Projects from several older cycles continue, with resources from all grant cycles available on our website (searchable here).

Clusters and projects in the newest, 2022-2026 grant cycle:

I. Innovative Pedagogies, Curricula, and Materials:

Socially-Situated Materials for LCTLs –

  • Mahmoud Azaz (University of Arizona): Developing Sociopragmatic Competence in L2 Arabic
  • Wenhao Diao (University of Arizona), Yi Xu (University of Pittsburgh), Jie Zhang (University of Oklahoma): A Corpus-based Chinese Language Textbook for Intercultural Communication
  • Narges Nematollahi (University of Arizona): Multimodal Persian Dictionary 
  • Jieun Ryu (University of Arizona), Poonam Chauhan (University of Arizona and UC Davis): Learning Hindi Online through Current Social Issues
  • Foreigncy, Learning LCTLs with Current News

L2 Multiliteracies in Action –

  • Tara Hashemi (CSU Fresno) and Beatrice Dupuy (University of Arizona): Sustainability Literacy and Intercultural Citizenship in Multiliteracies-Oriented L2 Curricula 
  • Kristen Michelson (Texas Tech University) and Bruna Somer-Farias (Michigan State University): Multiliteracies Language Teaching In World Language Classrooms
  • Blaine Smith (Vanderbilt University): A Framework for Scaffolding FL Students’ Digital Multimodal Composition

Intercultural Perspectives in K-12 Classrooms –

  • Jill Castek (University of Arizona): Worlds of Experience: Immersive International Virtual Field Experiences with Language Teachers
  • Kathy Short (University of Arizona): Learning about Language and Culture in K-8 Classrooms 

Inclusive L2 Pedagogies –

  • Nicole Coleman (Wayne State University) and Janice McGregor (University of Arizona): Bringing Ungrading to Language Learning Contexts
  • Chantelle Warner (University of Arizona): Language and Culture Programs as Sites of Social-Emotional Well-Being
  • Kris Aric Knisely (University of Arizona): Making Gender-Just Language Education Happen

II. Teaching and Learning Communities:

  • Language Teacher Symposia (LaTeS)
  • Professional Learning Online Network Spaces (PLONS)
  • Summer Institutes


III. Knowledge Sharing and Building:

  • Julieta Fernandez (UArizona) and Chantelle Warner (UArizona): An Introduction to Applied Linguistics for Language Educators
  • International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence
  • Professional Learning Webinar Series
  • Community College Outreach Events


For the most recently completed grant cycle, see the clusters and projects in the 2018-2022 grant cycle, with the resources they have created at the links below:

The 2014-2018 projects (with resources available now) are: