Lectures and Workshops 2013

November

Voices from Turkey: Developing Novice Level Students' Communicative and Cultural Proficiency 

November 13, 2013 | Video | Language Matters Information | Alphabet Slides | Exercise Sample

October

Creating Innovative Activities that Targest Heritage Spanish Learners' Needs

October 16, 2013 | Video | Presentation Part 1 | Presentation Part 2

September

Blogs, and Chat, and Tweets, Oh My!

September 25, 2013 | Video | Orlando Kelm's Presentation Part 1 | Orlando Kelm's Presentation Part 2 | Min Jung Jee's Presentation Part 1 | Min Jung Jee's Presentation Part 2 | Min Jung Jee's Presentation Part 3 | Min Jung Jee's Presentation Part 4 | Tom Garza's Presentation Part 1 |Tom Garza's Presentation Part 2

Language Matters Series: ITAL Videos in Second-Year Intensive Italian

September 18, 2013 | Video

August

Culture Shock: Developing Authentic Materials for Increasing Foreign Language Proficiency

August 24, 2013 | Video | Ital Videos | Workshop Flier (Ital Videos) | Culture Shock | Culture Through Television | Types of Activities Handout | Literature as Cultural Mediator | Creative Writing Handout

July

Even Better Than the Real Thing: Using Simulated OPIs for In-class Assessment 

July 18, 2013 | Video 1 | Video 2

April

Language Matters Series: Tongue twisters: An Effective Strategy for Teaching Yoruba with an Open Access text

April 17, 2013 | Video

March

Portfolio Workshop 2013: Binders of ... : Creating and Assessing Portfolios for Language and Culture

March 30, 2013 | Video

Language Matters Series: Bilingualism and Biculturalism in the Spanish Foreign Language Classroom with Josh Frank, Jesse Abing, and Lydia Huerta

March 20, 2013 | Video | PPT1 | PPT2 | PPT3

Explore UT: Going Global - What can you do with a foreign language major? with Thomas J. Garza and guest speakers

March 2, 2013 | Video

January

Language Matters Series: Social Discourse Aboard the Hindi Urdu Flagship by Rupert Snell

January 23, 2013 | Video