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...

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...

The Online Language Environment Board

Project Director: Garry Forger (U Arizona) [In collaboration with the Learning Technologies Center] Description: The Online Language Environments (OLE) Board is a web based threaded discussion instructional tool that utilizes voice, video and text to replicate the...

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...

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...

Arabic Learners Written Corpus

A Resource for Research and Learning  Project Director: Dr. Samira Farwaneh (U Arizona) [In collaboration with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research(CALPER) at Pennsylvania State University]...

Writing Systems of the World

Project Director: Dr. Timothy Vance (U Arizona) Description: The goal of this project is to introduce students to the variety of writing systems that have been and are used around the world. This project will result in a carefully designed survey of the types of...

2014 Summer Workshop Series

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...

Writing Systems of the World

Writing Systems of the World – Timothy Vance Description: Writing Systems of the World introduces students to the variety of writing systems that have been and are used around the world by providing a carefully designed survey of the types of diverse writing...

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...

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...

CERCLL Project Close-Up: The L2 Written Arabic Corpus

Project Director: Dr. Samira Farwaneh, Associate Professor, Arabic Language and Linguistics Project Assistant: Mohammed Tamimi, SLAT Ph.D. Candidate The L2 (or interlanguage) written Arabic corpus project is a gradually expanding database of written samples produced...

2008 Summer Workshops Series

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...