Edwige Simon, Language Technology Coordinator at ALTEC, has been elected new Programs Director to the International Association for Language Learning Technologies (IALLT), and will take office on Sunday, June 16th, at the IALLT Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bravo Edwige! IALLT is one of the two main parent organizations for language centers throughout higher education. (read full blog)
CLEAR workshops at MSUJoy Campbell firstname.lastname@example.org - July 22 - August 3, 2013
The Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR), a US Department of Education Language Resource Center, invites you to take advantage of our summer professional development workshops in July/August. These low-cost workshops offer hands-on experience and concrete ideas for language teachers.CLEAR has been offering workshops since 1997, and teachers from all over the country have come to Michigan State University's campus to attend them. The workshops offered this year cover a wide range of topics, appropriate as "refreshers" for experienced teachers or as reinforcement on topics in language teaching for newer and pre-service teachers.Summer Workshops for 2013 Visit http://clear.msu.edu/clear/professionaldev/summerworkshops.php to learn more about these summer professional development opportunities. You can apply online! Writing in the Foreign Language Classroom July 22-24 Revisiting the Learning and Teaching of Vocabulary July 25-27 Rich Internet Applications for Language Learning: Introductory TechniquesJuly 29-31 Assessing Speaking: For Placement Testing, Classroom-based Assessment, and Proficiency ExamsAugust 1-3 To learn more about all of our workshops, please visit http://clear.msu.edu/clear/professionaldev/summerworkshops.php .The early bird deadline is May 17, but applications will be accepted through June 3. Please feel free to contact me at the number or email below if you have any questions! We hope to see you this summer.Regards, Joy Campbell* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Joy CampbellExecutive Associate DirectorCenter for Language Education and Research (CLEAR)Michigan State UniversityWells Hall, Suite B-135619 Red Cedar RoadEast Lansing, MI 48824-1027Direct phone: 517.432.0470CLEAR phone: 517.432.2286Email: joyclearmsu.eduWeb: http://clear.msu.edu
Summer Chinese at CU-BoulderJin Chen Chenj@colorado.edu
Wondering what to do this summer besides float down Boulder Creek? The Chinese program will offer CHIN 1010, 1020, 2010 & 2020 during terms A (June 3 through July 5) and B (July 9 through August 9). Offered through CU Continuing Education, these classes will not only offer a basic understanding of the Chinese language and culture but also train your abilities to listen to, speak, read and even write the language in just 8 weeks! With this pace, you will be amazed by how much you can obtain in a short period of time. By the end of the two month's study, you will love this learning experience, and may be able to say, "Wanna race inner tubes?" in perfect Mandarin. Easy registration takes a couple of minutes. Contact Jean Jameson at jean.jamesoncolorado.edu for help.
CAL opportunitiesMark Knowles email@example.com - May through August 2013
The Center for Applied Linguistics has seven Professional Development workshops available beginning May 20 and ending August 8, 2013. These include SIOP Training of Trainers and Spanish Literacy Institute. For more information, see http://www.cal.org/solutions/institutes/index.html.