Multiliteracies at the Museum

Multiliteracies at the Museum Project Director: Chantelle Warner, CERCLL Co-Director (University of Arizona)In partnership with the Department of German Studies at the University of Arizona and the University of Arizona Museum of Art. This project builds off of the...

Global Clubs towards Intercultural Curricula

Global Clubs towards Intercultural Curricula Project Directors: Kathy G. Short (University of Arizona)In partnership with Worlds of Words and the College of Education at the University of Arizona. There is a growing interest in the use of children’s literature within...

Teaching LCTLs in K-12 Schools: Case Studies from Chinese Teachers

Teaching LCTLs in K-12 Schools: Case Studies from Chinese Teachers   Project Directors: Wenhao Diao (University of Arizona), Yang Xiao-Desai (San Francisco State University), and Yi Xu (University of Pittsburgh) The 2017 National K-16 Foreign Language Enrollment...

Cross-Cultural Thinking Through Translation and Interpretation

Cross-Cultural Thinking Through Translation and Interpretation Project Director: Sonia Colina (University of Arizona) In partnership with the National Center for Interpretation and the Department of Spanish & Portuguese at the University of Arizona. Translation...

Tasks for Linguistic Complexity in Arabic

Tasks for Linguistic Complexity in Arabic   Project Director: Mahmoud Azaz (University of Arizona)In partnership with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Graduate College at the University of Arizona. Research in instructed SLA has highlighted the role of...

Socioscientific Issues in LCTLs Classrooms

Socioscientific Issues in LCTLs Classrooms Project Director: Sunyoung Yang (University of Arizona)In partnership with the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona. Cultural content included in foreign language textbooks has been critiqued by...

Film School for Global Scientists

Film School for Global Scientists Project Directors: Jessica Summers, Jill Castek and Lia Falco (all University of Arizona)In partnership with the College of Education at the University of Arizona. For learners in the contemporary digital age, media literacy is a...

PLONS: Professional Learning Online Network Spaces

PLONS: Professional Learning Online Network Spaces 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 Network Spaces, which are designed to create a ripple effect, by...

Global Literacy Communities: Gateways to Culture and Language

Global Literacy Communities: Gateways to Culture and Language Grants Available for Literacy Communities to Explore Intercultural Understanding Deadline to Apply:  July 15, 2020 Worlds of Words and CERCLL are excited to announce a second round of grants in the Global...

K-16 Initiatives

Project Director: Beatrice Dupuy; Project Collaborators and Consultants: Sophie Renoult (Douglas High School, AZ), Sheilah Nicholas (UA), and Betul Czerkawski (UA South). In collaboration with: CIUA, CMES, College of Education (COE), and the College of Humanities...

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 “Bringing Global Cultures and World Languages into K-8...

A Multiliteracies Framework

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...

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 communication in which we engage,...

Intercultural Competence Conference

Project Directors: Beatrice Dupuy and Chantelle Warner (UA). In collaboration with: the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT), CMES , CIUA, COH, and SBS at the UA; and several other Language Resource Centers: CALPER, Center...

Intercultural Sojourns: Assessing Outcomes and Impact

Project Director: Alvino Fantini (SIT). In collaboration with: SIT Graduate Institute/World Learning, Federation of The Experiment in International Living (FEIL) and Global Initiatives (UA). In 2005-2006, Federation EIL carried out a global, longitudinal, and...

Globalizing the Common Core State Standards

Project Director: Kathy Short (UA). In collaboration with: UA College of Education and Worlds of Words. This project addresses the outdated and ethnocentric cultural perspectives in the lists of exemplars of text complexity used in the Common Core State Standards...

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 “Bringing Global Cultures and World Languages into K-8...

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

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 Middlebury School in China (Hangzhou), the Confucius Institute at...

Foreign Languages & the Literary in the Everyday

Foreign Languages & 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)...