The Department of French and Italian

Français interactif Receives 2009 CALICO Access to Language Education Award

Wed, March 11, 2009

Français interactif  will be recognized at CALICO's Annual Symposium Banquet at Arizona State University. Français interactif will be presented the ALE Award certificate and a $250 prize/honorarium.Congratulations!

Nominated sites were judged on the usefulness, the breadth and depth of available resources in support of language learning, meeting some or all of the following criteria. Sites must be open access (cost-free), or have an open access section.

1. Ease of access and range of accessibility: Web-based learning resources accessible by individual language learners from varying cultural, linguistic and geographic backgrounds.

2. Versatility of the resources: For learners of various ages (adolescent, university student, and/or adult self-learner) and educational goals (conversation, business, literature, preparation for language competence certification, etc.). Resources addressing varied learning styles and offering diverse types of learning activities and tasks.

3. Breadth of the resources: Materials to help students to progress from the beginning level of language learning to moderate levels of language proficiency. Sites which aggregate and annotate language learning resources available on other sites. Materials for learning more than one language will be considered a plus.

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