Language Matters! Approaching Foreign Language Learner Autonomy: Making Canvas Work for Your Students

with Dr. Vincent Vanderheijden, Dept of Germanic Studies

Wed, April 15, 2015 | Sinclair Suite, UNB 3.128

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Language Matters! Approaching Foreign Language Learner Autonomy: Making Canvas Work for Your Students

Dr. Vanderheijden will cover topics such as:

  • The Empty Page: Letting students in on the course's conceptual organization (modules)
  • Preparing for Progress: Helping students get ready to contribute in class (Speedgrader, pages)
  • Assessment transparency: Rubrics and study goals (rubrics)
  • Low-stakes assessment: Using Canvas' tools for speaking practice. (media recording and messaging; timed quizzes)
  • Collaborating for understanding. (Forums, Google integration)

 

Sponsored by: Texas Language Center

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