Archive for October, 2011

“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, […]


PROPOSALS DUE Friday, December 2, 2011 The Autumn deadline for Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning grant proposals is Friday, December 2, 2011. Proposals submitted at this time will compete at the campus level. Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the Center for the Study of Languages web site ( — Services […]

Teaching with Soliloquy and Prezi: Laptop and iPad Software for Teaching

Where: CSL — 2nd Floor Cobb — Room C 210 When: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Time: 2:30 to 3:30 pm Steven Clancy, Senior Lecturer in Slavic Languages and Literatures and Academic Director of the the Center for the Study of Languages, will demo two programs and how they can be used in the foreign language […]

Halloween Pot Luck Luncheon: The Tradition Continues!

Where: CSL Date: Monday, October 31, 2011 Time: 12:30 – ?   You are invited to the traditional Halloween pot luck luncheon at the CSL. Please come, and bring a favorite ethnic (or Halloween-related) dish to share with your language teacher colleagues: main dishes or deserts.   Costumes not required, but we encourage you to […]

Two Ways to Record Yourself and Your Students: H2 Zoom (Digital Audio Recorder) and Audacity Workshop at the CSL

Where: CSL Room: Cobb 210 Date: October 12, 2011 Time: 2:30 – 3:30 pm (approximately)   On Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 2:30 pm the Center for the Study of Languages will conduct a workshop on the use of the H2 Zoom (Digital Audio Recorder) and the free recording software program Audacity. These two recording […]