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New ALTEC Mailing List on January 1

Mark Knowles - Thursday November 12th

Beginning January 1st, ALTEC will have a new way to find out about all its events -- workshops, guest speakers, grants, language classes, job opportunities, etc. In the past, we burdened departmental administrative personnel by asking them to "push" our announcements into our stakeholders' consciousness. Now we are asking our stakeholders to sign up to our mailing list to become informed about our events. At first, it may be that some people … (read full blog)

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Alireza Mohammadrezabeig Alireza.Mohammadrezabeig@color - Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Learning a new language is not about new vocabulary or grammar, it is about breaking the barrier to communicate with others, that's what we believe. We ,at Simor team, provide that opportunity for students at CU Boulder to be able to get in touch with their classmates, teacher and native speakers for practicing writing, listening, reading and speaking. We work closely with faculty members to update some of the best online tools on to provide students with a better learning environment. Meanwhile, we , as students know that existing tools such D2l discussion does not support us at all. Therefore, Simor is separate and very clear for breaking the barriers for communications.

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ALTEC Mailing List

Courtney Malone

Starting January 1st, 2016, ALTEC will use a mailing list to spread information about its various events: workshops, guest speakers, grants, language classes, job opportunities, etc. We will no longer email the departments individually. Please join our mailing list if you want to stay in the loop.

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Film Policy Change

Courtney Malone - May 1st, 2015

Great news!! Undergraduate students can check out DVD films for up to 48 hours! Search on our Catalog at: and see if we have the language film you are looking for!

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Keep up to date with ALTEC!

Courtney Malone

Don't miss a thing! Join the ALTEC mailing list to stay up to date on all our events, workshops, and classes. Take a few minutes to like us on Facebook to keep up with everything we do: non-credit language classes, reading groups, guest speaker talks, grant opportunities, upcoming conferences, and exciting developments in the field of language and technology. the link above or search for ALTEC on Facebook and Twitter!

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