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Meet new Resources Coordinator Jennifer Katzung!

Mark Knowles - Tuesday December 6th

ALTEC is happy to announce that Jennifer Katzung is our new Resources Coordinator. Jennifer brings with her an impressive set of experiences in similar positions, including as an academic advisor, a conference administrator, an admissions advisor, and she also comes with four years of experience at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) as an assistant to the chair, a doctoral program coordinator, and as an office manager. So welcome to Jen … (read review blog)

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Canvas for telecollaboration and free resources

Naomi Wahls - Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 3:00 PM - Hellems 145

Check out the FREE LMS version of Canvas to create free resources and for telecollaboration.

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Star of the Week, a personal interview in the CI c

Sabrina - Thursday, February 16th, 2017 at 4:00 PM - Hellems 145

Come learn about Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS) from this year's Teacher of the Year: Sabrina Janczak.

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SLA Reading Group - I can statements & Standards

Dr. Knowles and Dr. Jany - Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 3:30 PM - Hellems 145

Learn how to best to meet language proficiency standards and incorporate "I Can" statements into your classroom.

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Comprehensible Input (CI)

Annick Chen - Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 4:00 PM - Hellems 145

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.

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Intro to Social Media Marketing

Naomi Wahls - Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 3:00 AM - 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.

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Jing with Screencast

Naomi 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).

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SLA Reading Group

Dr. Mark Knowles - Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 3:30 PM, 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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