2016 Summer Workshop Series

  Texts Across Contexts: Teaching Foreign Languages and Cultures The 2016 CERCLL Summer Workshops focus on language learning through texts across various cultural and pedagogical contexts. The diverse set of workshops share in common an emphasis on the ways in...

2015 Summer Workshop Series

Flagship Teacher Training Series, May 26 – June 5 (participants applied and were accepted into the program in April), and two independent workshops on June 5 and June 6. Friday, June 5 Engaging K-12 Students in Global Children’s and Adolescent Literature 9:00...

LaTeS 2015 Archive

Nicole Naditz, Technology Tools that Build Language and Interculturality; and Laura Terrill, Planning for Learning: Effective Unit and Lesson Design. Fall 2015: Technology Tools that Build Language and Interculturality Participants joined an award-winning world...

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...

LaTeS 2014 Archive

The first LaTeS event took place on March 8, 2014, on the University of Arizona campus in the Integrated Learning Center (ILC) room 119, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A certificate for 7 hours of Continuing Education was offered. Speakers in 2014 were: Carmen King de Ramírez,...

Symposium on Indigenous Knowledge and Digital literacies

Author: Justin Parry On November 10–11, CERCLL was sponsoring The Tucson Symposium on Indigenous Knowledge and Digital Literacies. This event was funded by the National Science Foundation’s “Cyberlearning: Transforming Education” program, and involved a partnership...

Report on the USDE’s Roundtable Visit

Author: Justin Parry We at CERCLL had something to celebrate this September 11: Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education and Acting Assistant Secretary of Education, and Dr. Sharon Lee Miller, Director of the Division of Academic...

USDE-moderated Roundtable Discussion on k-8 Foreign Language Teaching

Author: Justin Parry The US Department of Education’s annual back-to-school bus tour is underway! This week-long bus tour has the theme of “Strong Start, Bright Future”, and takes place in the US Southwest states of New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, and California. You can...

Language at Play

Language at Play: Digital games in second and foreign language teaching and learning Julie Sykes and Jonathan Reinhardt ISBN 10: 0-205-00085-1 US $33.33 157 pp. Pearson New York, US Purchase it from Pearson or Amazon  For more information you can read : Thorne, S. L.,...

Ten Online Tools for Language Learning, Part 2

Author: Justin Parry Do you feel like exploring some online language tools over the summer to practice your own language skills, or want some ideas for the future? Here are five more tools, as a continuation of the first part of ten online tools for language learning:...

Ten Online Tools for Language Learning, Part 1

Author: Justin Parrry There are numerous online tools that can be used in language learning and in second language (L2) classrooms; in fact, it is a focus of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) to find and adapt such tools. From among these many choices, the...

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...

2012 Summer Workshops Series

May 29-30, 2012 Speaking of Grants: Funding Possibilities for Language Educators Presenter: Dr. Susan Penfield (CERCLL, University of Arizona) Download the presentation slides and other materials from Day 1 and Day 2 of this workshop This workshop focused specifically...

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...

CERCLL Summer Workshops Enlighten Educators

From May 31 to June 10, 2011, CERCLL hosted its fourth summer series of professional development workshops tailored for K-16 language educators and university/graduate students. Educators were able to choose from six “hands-on” workshops that covered topics such as...

2011 Summer Workshops Series

May 31st – June 1st Playing Stories and Reading Games: Developing L2 Literacies through Digital Gaming Presenters: Jonathon Reinhardt (University of Arizona) and Julie Sykes (University of New Mexico) See an updated version of this presentation about gaming and...

CERCLL Summer Workshops Inspire Language Teacher

Each summer, CERCLL offers a series of professional development workshops designed to help language educators bring research-supported teaching techniques into their real-world classrooms. We call it our Summer Workshop Series (clever, right?). Inspired by the 2011...

2010 Summer Workshops Series

June 1st – 2nd Developing Intercultural Competence in the Foreign Language Class: Why and How? Presenter: Gilberte Furstenberg (M.I.T) Materials can be download: Group presentations;  Instructor presentation materials 2010; Handouts from this workshop This...

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...

Fluency in Play

Ken McAllister and Judd Ruggill Description: Fluency in Play was written to provide K-16 teachers with an introduction to designing and building computer games for the foreign language classroom. At the heart of the book is the fact that computer games make excellent...

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...