Archive for the 'television' Category

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 […]

YouTube Tip

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 […]

Dish Network Channels at the CSL as of 12/3/2009

Arabic ART America Arabic ART Movies Arabic LBC Arabic AI Jazeera Arabic ESC-1 Arabic Nile Drama Arabic Future TV Arabic Dubai TV Arabic MBC Arabic Al Arabia Arabic Al Zikr Radio Arabic ART Music Armenian Armenia TV Bangla ATN Bangla Bangla NTV Bangla Bangla Channel i Bangla RTV Bangla Ekushey TV Bangla Banglavision Chinese CCTV-E […]

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 […]

New Camcorder Demo and Training for Language Teachers

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, […]

EthnicTV Network on the internet

I saw a post about this website recently: The premier Russian TV videos site, available in broadband, is on the Ethnic TV Network at: 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 […]

DishNetwork in the CSL

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, […]