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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

2009 Summer Workshops Series

June 2nd – 3rd Exploring Universals in the Reading Process Presenters: David Yaden; Yetta Goodman; Kenneth Goodman; Yueh-Nu Hung; Koomi Kim; Mieko Iventosch; Misun Kim; Shaomei Wang This two-day workshop will focus upon the reading process and comprehension of...