Language Program Direction Self-Study Modules

These modules are for educators who are interested in becoming postsecondary language program directors (LPD) or in learning more about what LPDs do and the multiple facets of this complex and rewarding job. Although the intended audience is novice and aspiring LPDs,...

ConnecTalks

Beginning in 2019, the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) at the University of Hawaii has been organizing a TED Talk-style event at the annual American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) convention. The purpose of ConnecTalks is to...

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...

Intercultural Competence Conference

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...

LaTeS 2019 Archive

Francis Troyan, Genre Matters in Contextualized World Language Learning, and Kristin Davin, Strengthening your Core: Practices to Support Students’ Language Development. Fall 2019 LaTeS, November 16: Genre Matters in Contextualized World Language Learning...

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...

LaTeS 2018 Archive

Jacque Van Houten, Leveraging the Power of the Language and Intercultural Can-Dos; and Donna Clementi, Planning with the End in Mind: Performance toward Proficiency. Fall 2018 LaTeS, November 3: Leveraging the Power of the Language and Intercultural Can-Dos Presented...

2018 Summer Institute

CERCLL offered two professional development opportunities in summer 2018– a workshop series, Literacy in the Wild: Getting Foreign Language Learners out of the Classroom and into the World (June 4-8), and a summer institute, Reading Globally: Critical Issues in...

LaTeS 2017 Archive

Pamela Wesely, Social Justice in the Language Classroom: A New Lens on Learning; and Toni Theisen, Activating Communication: Designing Learning and Creating Meaningful Assessments. Fall 2017 LaTeS Social Justice in the Language Classroom: A New Lens on Learning...

2018 Summer Workshop Series

Two summer series are offered in 2018– a workshop series, Literacy in the Wild: Getting Foreign Language Learners out of the Classroom and into the World (June 4-8), and a summer institute, Reading Globally: Critical Issues in Global Literature for Children and...

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...

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...

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...

2017 Summer Workshop Series

Visual, Media and Digital Literacies in the Foreign Language Classroom The 2017 CERCLL Summer Workshop series will focus on the ways in which different forms of literacy can be incorporated into the language classroom. All workshops take place on the University of...

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...

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...

Summer Institute in LCTL Literacy

Learning to Read and Reading to Learn in East Asian Languages  Project Directors: David Yaden and Yetta Goodman (U Arizona)  Description: A summer institute in 2009, bringing together professionals in literacy development and linguistics with K-16 teachers, was...

2018 Intercultural Competence Conference

Intercultural Competence and Mobility: Virtual and Physical January 25-28, 2018 In 2018, CERCLL will host the Sixth International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence which will focus on Intercultural Competence and Mobility:...