ALTEC and Continuing Education today are announcing a grant program intended to develop enhancements to our language programs so majors and minors can more efficiently connect hard-won, (ACTFL intermediate-high through advanced) skills to a professional goal. This could be done with a course for academic credit, a non-academic credit workshop, a lecture series, or a CU Global Seminar. A less-than-exhaustive list of the purposes of these grant … (read review blog)
Show and Tell - CamerasNaomi Wahls - Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 3:00 PM - Hellems 148
Come and check out the various Cameras ALTEC has available for checkout. This class will cover how to use them, check out policy and procedure, and give ideas for software for video editing. Note: you will not be doing any video editing in this class.
Intro to Social Media MarketingNaomi Wahls - Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 3:00 PM - Hellems 145
Social Media Marketing helps your department attract more students. Come find out how to setup your page, make a marketing plan, and pay for ads.
Comprehensible Input (CI)Annick Chen - Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 4:00 PM - Hellems 152
Comprehensible input is the key to language acquisition. Through a Movie Talk sample lesson, participants will learn about CI strategies for fun class activities and meaningful ways to get repetitions in order to engage students in the World Language classrooms. Refreshments will be served.
Jing with ScreencastNaomi Wahls - Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 at 3:00 PM - Hellems 145
Learn how to create short 5 min. videos using Jing and Screencast (FREE tools).
MovieTalkLeslie Davison - Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 3:00 PM - Hellems 152
Love Comprehensible Input techniques? Check out MovieTalk with Leslie Davison! "MovieTalk is a powerful, enjoyable technique that you can use to boost your students' second-language listening comprehension. All you need is a collection of suitable movies on DVD, equipment for showing them to your class, and knowledge of the technique itself." For more information, see the following 2 pages : http://glesismore.com/movietalk/preview.html https://martinabex.com/teacher-training/movietalk/
SLA Reading GroupDr. Mark Knowles - Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 3:30 PM, Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at 3:30 PM - Hellems 152
More information can be found here: http://altec.colorado.edu/sla_workshop.shtml
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