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Halloween Potluck @ CLC

Where: CLC Main Office When: Friday, October 31, 2014 Time: 12:30 – ? Bring a favorite dish!

CLC weekly instructional technology workshops

Starting October 20, 2014, Nick Swinehart of the CLC will conduct weekly instructional technology workshops in the Chicago Language Center, from 3:30-5:00PM in Cobb 218. These workshops will be very informal and they will not take the full 90 minutes; you do not have to attend the entire workshop. Nick will speak for 5-10 minutes, […]

CLC Hours during Spring Break 2014

M – 9AM to 2:30PM T – 9AM to 4PM W to F – 9AM to 5PM


• Exam Week 3/12/12 to 3/16/12 — 8am to 5pm • Spring Week 3/19/12 to 3/23/12 — 9am to 5pm

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 […]

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 […]

Faculty Roundtable Discussion — Part 2 – Workshop: Listening Comprehension: Audio tools and tips

Learn helpful tips and tricks to work with authentic audio content you record.  This hands-on workshop will present best practices from Romance Languages lecturers, Ana Lima and Alice McLean. Along with Michael Berger (from the Center for the Study of Languages) and Ping Lieser (from the Chalk team), Ana and Alice will give you the tools and strategies […]

Using iMovie

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 […]

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 […]

Digital Camcorder Demo

Where: CSL Room: Cobb 210 Date: February 9, 2011 Time: 1:30 pm Rod Edwards and Michael Berger of The Center for the Study of Languages will demo the digital video cameras and describe some of the best practices for taping. The CSL’s video cameras are easy to use and the quality of the video is […]

CSL Hours during December 2009

• December 1 – 3, 8 am to 9 pm • December 4, 8 am to 5 pm • December 7 – 11, 8 am to 5 pm • December 14 – 18, 9 am to 5 pm • December 21 – 29, CLOSED • December 30 – 31, 9 am to 5 pm