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Event Recordings

2022

February

(Dead)Language Matters! Practical DEI in Latin Classrooms with William Wasta Werner

2021

November

Language Matters! Modeling Controversial Discussions in Upper-Division Language Courses with Beatriz Schleppe and Valentin Duquet
  • November 18, 2021 | Video

October

Language Matters! Podcasting History: Project-Based Learning in the Advanced Language Classroom with Marina Alexandrova

September

SLS Talk: Encountering and Processing Racism in Film in Undergraduate Students of German Through Targeted In-Class Interventions with Emily Krauter
Language Matters! Beyond the Binary: An Inclusive Pedagogical Approach with Rachel Poulin
SLS Talk: Interfaces Between Morphology and Phonology in the Acquisition of a Second Language with Nick Henry

April

Language Matters! Fostering Authentic Communication in the Foreign Language Classroom with Hannes Mandel
Game On! Cool Apps and Games for Language Learning with Patricia Kyle, Thomas Garza, Melissa Ferro, Orlando Kelm, Will Slade, and Alex Thomas

March

Language Matters! Changing Places: Study Abroad, Transformative Experiences, and Equity with Thomas Garza.
  • March 25, 2021 | Video 
Take the Leap! Design Your Own Online, Hybrid, or Blended Course with Patricia Kyle, Thomas Garza, Amanda Bush, Yazz Fawaz, Christian Hilchey, Heather Rice, and Sarah Jey Whitehead.
  • March 11, 2021 | Video 

February

Don't Stress Me Out! Addressing Anxiety, Stress, and Performance Fears in Online Classes with Krista Chambless, Kelly Moser, and Victoria Russell.
  • February 25, 2021 | Video 

2020

November

Language Matters! Evaluating the Efficacy of Online Grammar-Translation Techniques: Lessons From Web-Based First-Year Latin with Michael Mignanelli
  • November 18, 2020 | Video
Why Stop There: Continuing Virtual Education Outside of Class with Patricia J. Kyle, Maxence Leconte, Yazz Fawaz, Marina Alexandrova, and Andrea Blatt
When Zoom is Over: Creating Language Materials for Asynchronous Interaction with Dr. Vivian Flanzer and Dr. Jeannette Okur
  • November 5, 2020 | Video

October

Can We Talk? Learner Engagement and Cooperation Online with Patricia J. Kyle, Maxence Leconte, Yazz Fawaz, Vivian Flanzer, Amanda Bush, and Vanessa Fanelli
Language Matters! Becoming a "Legitimate" L2 Speaker: The Role of Non-Traditional Speaker Models with Marylise Rilliard
  • October 14, 2020 | Video
Making the Most of Zoom Breakout Rooms with Authentic Materials with Dr. Christian Hilchey and Dr. Heather Rice

September

Facing Virtual Realities: Learning Objectives, Assessment Strategies, and Online Assessment with Patricia J. Kyle (slides), Maxence Leconte, Yazz Fawaz, and Delia Montesinos on using Proctorio (slides with voiceover)
  • September 17, 2020 | Video 
Different Strokes: Attending to Learner Styles during Online Instruction with Ms. Sarah Le Pichon (slides) and Dr. Thomas J. Garza (slides)
  • September 3, 2020 | Video

August

Ready, Set, Go! Teaching Online with Canvas and Zoom with Dr. Patricia J. Kyle, Dr. Maxence Leconte, and Dr. Yazz Fawaz 
  • August 20, 2020 | Video
Count Me In! Diversity, Inclusivity, and Online Language Instruction with Dr. Rachel Stauffer, Dr. Colleen Lucey, and Dr. Thomas J. Garza 
  • August 8, 2020 | Video
  • Rachel Stauffer's presentation slides
  • Colleen Lucey's presentation slides
  • Thomas J. Garza's presentation slides 

July

Reimagining the SOPI during Covid-19: Simulated Oral Proficiency Interviews & Teaching World Languages Online with Dr. Dale Koike, Dr. Pat Kyle, and Dr. Thomas J. Garza 
  • July 11, 2020 | Video
  • Dale Koike's presentation slides
  • Pat Kyle's presentation slides
  • Thomas J. Garza's presentation slides

June

Effective Methods to Advance Heritage Spanish Teaching with Delia Montesinos, Jocelly Meiners, Alana Kubeczka, Flavia Belpoliti, Edna Velasquez, and Encarna Bermejo. 
Get Your Students Speaking! Intentionally Raising Oral Proficiency in the Language Classroom with Dr. Nina Wilson 

2019

February

Language Matters! 2020 Vision: Generation Z, World Languages, and Global Professionals with Dr. Thomas J. Garza 

November

Language Matters! Inclusivity and Accomodation in the Language Classroom with Kim Canuette Grimaldi 

October

Language Matters! Going Global! Beyond the Four Walls of the Language Classroom with Dr. Pat Kyle and Maxime Leconte 

September

Language Matters! Off Script: Performance in the Development of Spontaneous Speaking Skills with Alex Thomas 

August

The Play's the Thing: Teaching World Languages Using Drama-Based Techniques with Thomas J. Garza, Antonella Olson and Alex Thomas
  • August 12, 2019 |
  • Thomas Garza's presentation slides
  • Antonella Olson's presentation slides
  • Alex Thomas's presentation slides

April

Language Matters! : Teaching Languaculture Through Media in the L2 Classroom with Victor Garre León 

March

World Languages Day Career Services Presentation with Robert Vega, Director 
Language Matters! : Teaching Social Hierarchy and Popular Imaginary using Telenovelas with Claudio Eduardo Moura de Oliveira 
Explore UT: Global Voices and Songs from Around the World

February 

Language Matters! : Culture of Close Listening: Listening Exercises as a Faciliator for Teaching Phrases and Idioms in the Language Classroom with Rama Hamarneh  
  • February 11, 2019 | Video
  • Rama Hamarneh's Presentation Slides 

2018

November

Language Matters! : New Graduate Portfolio Program in Language Teaching and Program Coordination with Dr. Thomas Garza

October

Language Matters! : Language Learning for the 21st Century: Interpersonal Communication Through Digital Communities with Juan Pinto
  • October 16, 2018 | Video

September

Language Matters! : Inclusive Pedagogy and the Language Learning Classroom with Sarah Le Pichon

July

Then & Now: FL Methodology Revisited with Dr. Carl Blyth, Dr. Thomas J. Garza, Dr. Orlando Kelm, Anousha Shahsavari.

June

Heritage Spanish workshop: "From Conception to Implementation: Creating and Sustaining a Heritage Spanish Language Program" with Gabriela Zapata, Sarah Sweeney, Jocelly Meiners, José Esteban Hernández, Yanina Hernández, and Flavia Belpoliti

April

Language Matters! : "On the Practice of Teaching Literary Translation" with Dr. Mohammad Ghanoonparvar

March

Language Matters! : Bridging the Print/Digital Divide with Social Reading with Dr. Carl Blyth

February

Language Matters! : Translating Punctuation as a Metaphor for Literary Translation with Marian Schwartz

2017

November

Language Matters! Designing Backward, Moving Forward: Reverse Design and Foreign Language Curricula with Dr. Thomas J. Garza
All the World's A Stage: Languages Through Drama 

April

Globally Speaking: Preparing Students for Using Languages in the Global Workplace 

March

Using Short Listening Dialogues in a Communicative Classroom
  • March 21, 2017 | Video

2016

November

Is the Drama Worth It: Experiences With Drama-Based Pedagogy
  • November 14, 2016 | Video

October

From the Alphabet to Chekhov in One Year: Working With Literary Texts in Intensive Russian 

July

Developing and Assessing Intercultural Communication Skills: Where Language and Culture Meet

February

Language Matters! ePortfolio Your Language with David Simmons, instructor of American Sign Language in the Department of Linguistics
FL@DH: Foreign Languages in the Digital Humanities
  • February 6, 2016 | Session Videos
  • Classical Intertextuality and Computation | Pramit Chaudhuri, Dartmouth College

  • Danteworlds: DHing the Scholar-Teacher in the Piazza | Guy Raffa, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Enacting Public Digital History: Stitching History from the Holocaust | Matthew Russell, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Collaborative Story-Telling: “Berliner sehen” and Deep Learner Engagement | Ellen W. Crocker and Kurt E. Fendt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Digital Social Reading: Textual Interpretation as Collaborative Activity | Carl Blyth, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Making Do With arabiCorpus: Getting Past English Corpus Envy and Making the Most of What We Have | Dilworth Parkinson, Brigham Young University

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