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
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Wednesday, February 20th @ 12:30 PM in Cobb 211 Join the CSL’s Rod Edwards when he talks about basic video editing, using Apple’s most recent version of iMovie. Refreshments
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 [...]
Where: CSL Room: Cobb 210 Date: April 13, 2011 Time: 1:30 pm Tami Wysocki-Niimi will hold a demo on the basics of video editing using iMovie ’09. In this hour-long session Tami will cover importing video, basic video editing, subtitling, and options for exporting your edited video. (Please note: This presentation was originally scheduled for [...]
For teachers who use YouTube videos in class or send the links of YouTube videos to students here is a tip that might make accessing specific portions of longer clips easier. This was published in the NYTimes today (2/10). When you copy the URL for the clip just add #t=MmSs to the end of the [...]
We are glad to announce a new video tutorial on the use of the CSL’s digital camcorders. The tutorial is accessible through the CSL’s web site. To view the tutorial go to: http://languages.uchicago.edu/about/cameratutorial.htm Before using a CSL camera teachers and students will be required to view this tutorial.
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 [...]
Where: CSL Room: Cobb 210 Date: November 4, 2009 Time: 2:30 p.m. The Center for the Study of Languages will demo recently purchased Sanyo digital camcorders. These video cameras replace the older Canon and JVC cameras, and like those will be used for pedagogical materials development projects and student class projects. On Wednesday, November 4, [...]
Keep an eye on the development of various podcasts (audio and video), blogs, and more for use in language learning. http://www.oculture.com/2006/10/foreign_languag.html has a nice listing of some podcasts. Also open iTunes on your computer and do a search for your languages in Podcasts at the iTunes store as well as new iTunesU offerings.
I saw a post about this website recently: The premier Russian TV videos site, available in broadband, is on the Ethnic TV Network at: http://www.etvnet.ca/ Superb, full-screen videos. Thousands of taped programs available in the archive. Thsi is a commercial site. Cost: $10 for 20 hours a month, $20 for 50 hours a month, $40 [...]
Since June, the CSL has had DishNetwork satellite dishes ready to receive foreign language programming. We tested the system with German, Polish, and Russian television during the summer courses. We’ll be adding more programming in Autumn quarter. If you have an interest in programming we aren’t currently offering, talk to your language teacher, language coordinator, [...]