Archive for the 'language pedagogy' Category

Presentation on ACTFL 2013 and The Language and Culture Workshop

Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Time: 12:30PM Location: CLC – 2nd Floor Cobb – C 210   Please join us on April 9, 2014 at 12:30PM in the CLC for a presentation by Cori Anderson (Slavic Languages and Literatures), Ana Lima (Romance Languages and Literatures), and Jason Grunebaum (South Asian Languages and Civilizations). Our presenters […]

LFLFC Revisited

March 6, 2013 @ 1:30 PM in C 210 (2nd Floor Cobb)   Michael Berger will review ways to use the Berkeley Language Center’s Library of Foreign Language Film Clips: from registering and logging on, to searching, and choosing clips to distribute to your students.   Refreshments

Social Issues and Cultural Awareness in Language Teaching

February 27, 2013 from 12:30 to 1:20 PM in Cobb 210 – 2nd Floor Cobb Hall   Veronica Vegna, Italian Coordinator, will show the work she presented at the November 2012 ACTFL Conference under the title “Social Issues and Cultural Awareness in Language Teaching”. Veronica will also provide suggestions for internet resources, based on her […]

CSL Funds for Professional Development for Spring, Summer, and Autumn 2013

Funding will again be available to support professional development for faculty or graduate student language instructors who would like to pursue professional development opportunities in language teaching, assessment, and/or technology in 2013. In some instances, it may also be possible to support conference travel related to language pedagogy. These funds are available from the general […]

From Language Lab to Language Center and Beyond: Rethinking Learning Spaces for the 21st Century Learner

Wednesday, November 14, 2:00 pm in the CSL, room 210   The presenter is Ute Lahaie, Dean of Undergraduate Studies at Walsh University in Ohio. She is a former professor of world languages currently chairing a Learning Spaces Task Force, designed to prepare the faculty for the use of 21st century learning spaces that go […]

5/17/2012 – The Facebook Project: Negotiating the gaps between foreign language program directors, foreign language TA’s, and their tech-savvy students

CSL Presentation Series   Jamie Rankin, Director of the German Language Program at Princeton   will discuss   “The Facebook Project: Negotiating the gaps between foreign language program directors, foreign language TA’s, and their tech-savvy students”   Once upon a time, language program directors were the main repositories of SLA theory and classroom experience, and […]

CSL Presentation – “Raising Cultural Awareness through Videos” and “YouTube in the Advanced Language Classroom”

February 13, 2012 @ 12:30PM in Cobb 210 (Cobb 2nd Floor)   Veronica Vegna and Ana Lima of Romance Languages will show the work they presented at the November 2011 ACTFL Conference: “Raising Cultural Awareness through Videos” (Vegna) and “YouTube in the Advanced Language Classroom” (Lima).   Veronica and Ana will also report on other presentations they […]

CSL Presentation – Methods, Approaches and Techniques: A Critical Response to the Deep Approach

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 @ 12:30 -2PM in Cobb 210 (2nd Floor of Cobb)   A presentation by Cathy Baumann Language Program Director for Germanic Studies and the Director of Assessment at the CSL   Are all “methods” REALLY methods? What does it mean to make this claim? Please join us to discuss the differences between language teaching […]

“Deep Approach” to Language Teaching and Learning

Date: Monday, November 7, 2011 Time: 2:30 PM Where: CSL – 2nd Fl. Cobb – C 201 The CSL will host a presentation by Francois Tochon of the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on the subject of the “Deep Approach” to language teaching and learning, that has been applied, notably, […]

CALL FOR CONSORTIUM GRANT PROPOSALS for Summer 2011 Projects

THE CONSORTIUM FOR LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF LANGUAGES CALL FOR CONSORTIUM GRANT PROPOSALS for Summer 2011 Projects – CAMPUS COMPETITION – PROPOSALS DUE Friday, May 20, 2011 The Spring deadline for Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning grant proposals is Friday, May 20, 2011. Proposals submitted at this time […]

CSL Funds for Professional Development for Summer 2011 and Autumn 2011

Funding will again be available to support professional development for faculty or graduate student language instructors who would like to pursue training in language teaching, assessment, and/or technology over the summer or in the fall. In some instances, it may also be possible to support conference travel related to language pedagogy. These funds are available […]

CSL Lunchtime Round Table

As part of the CSL’s mission to provide a public square for language faculty, we are starting a new lunchtime round table initiative to provide greater opportunities for language teachers and program coordinators to discuss issues in teaching and learning our languages in an informal setting. The CSL Lunchtime Round Table will be quite informal […]

Center for the Study of Languages – Presentation

Developing Classroom Materials for Less Commonly Taught Languages: A Report from the CARLA Summer Institute Where: CSL Room: Cobb 210 Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Time: 1:30 to 2:20 pm The Center for the Study of Languages invites you to attend a presentation by Tami Wysocki-Niimi, who will discuss her recent attendance at the CARLA […]

CALL FOR CONSORTIUM GRANT PROPOSALS for Summer Projects ’10– CAMPUS COMPETITION

THE CONSORTIUM FOR LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF LANGUAGES PROPOSALS DUE Friday, June 4, 2010 The Spring/Summer Quarter deadline for Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning grant proposals is Friday, June 4, 2010. Proposals submitted at this time will compete at the campus level. Application forms and guidelines can be […]

CALL FOR CONSORTIUM FOR LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING GRANT PROPOSALS — CAMPUS COMPETITION

PROPOSALS DUE Friday, January 8, 2010 The Autumn/Winter Quarter deadline for Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning grant proposals is Friday, January 8, 2010. Proposals submitted at this time will compete at the campus level. Application forms and guidelines are available at the Center for the Study of Languages, Cobb 211 or can be sent […]

Panel Discussion about the Uses of Student Video Projects in the Foreign Language Class

Where: CSL Room: Cobb 201 Date: Thursday, October 29, 2009 Time: 2:30 pm The Center for the Study of Languages invites you to attend a panel discussion about the uses of student video projects in the foreign language class. The panelists are teachers of language from several departments at the University of Chicago: Jason Grunebaum […]

CALL FOR CONSORTIUM GRANT PROPOSALS — CAMPUS COMPETITION

THE CONSORTIUM FOR LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF LANGUAGES    CALL FOR CONSORTIUM GRANT PROPOSALS — CAMPUS COMPETITION  PROPOSALS DUE Tuesday, May 27, 2008  The Spring Quarter deadline for Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning grant proposals is Tuesday, May 27, 2008. Proposals submitted at this time will compete at […]

Corpus Methods in Linguistics and Language Pedagogy

The CSL is happy to announce that we will host a masterclass in corpus linguistics during UofC’s Spring Break week, Wed-Sun, March 26-30, 2008. Full information and application information may be found at the CMLLP-2008 website at: http://languages.uchicago.edu/corpuslinguistics/Registration/Application forms are available for download here. The workshop will cover corpus methods in linguistic research and the […]