Fri, 11/16: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Ernest Morial Convention Center
Room: Rivergate Room

Think Shark Tank at ACTFL 2018! In its second year, this event, sponsored by ACTFL and the Center for Language & Technology at the University of Hawaii, features first-time entrepreneurs who have created a technology product intended to fill a need in world language education. A panel of experienced professionals and attendees will provide input and decide on a winner based on the pedagogical merits of the product.

LEVERAGING SIMULATIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE

Fri, 11/16: 5:00 PM  – 5:45 PM
Ernest Morial Convention Center 
Room: Room 245

Simulations can charge classroom instruction with authenticity and significance of a real-world experience. This session will demonstrate three permutations of a blended learning simulation experience designed to meet different situational learning requirements and intercultural competence needs of Chinese, Korean, and Russian Flagship students.

Session Presenter

Hui-Ya Chuang, University of Hawaii At Manoa

Co-Presenter

Ruslan Suvorov, University of Hawaii at Manoa

DESIGNING MOBILE MICROLEARNING EXPERIENCES FOR LANGUAGE LEARNING

Sat, 11/17: 8:00 AM  – 8:45 AM
Ernest Morial Convention Center
Room: Room R03

Microlearning has the potential to transform idle learner time on mobile devices into compelling language learning experiences. Join us to learn about affordances of mobile microlearning. Get a crash course on how to design engaging mobile microlearning experiences based on principles learned from testing a mobile app designed for that purpose.

Session Presenter

Julio Rodriguez, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Co-Presenter(s)

Hui-Ya Chuang, University of Hawaii At Manoa

Ruslan Suvorov, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Stephen Tschudi, Univ of Hawaii-Ctr for Lang & Tech

APPROACHES TO INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE IN CHINESE FLAGSHIPS

Sat, 11/17: 5:30 PM  – 6:15 PM
Ernest Morial Convention Center
Room: Room 221

Chinese Flagships collaborate to develop students’ intercultural communicative competence (ICC) through 1) curricular modules that highlight frequent misunderstandings; 2) a workplace simulation in which students work as “employees” on projects for “clients” of a fictitious company; 3) needs analysis for ICC based on in-country student experiences.

Session Presenter

Madeline Spring, University of Hawaii

Co-Presenter(s)

Yea-Fen Chen, Indiana University

Hui-Ya Chuang, University of Hawaii At Manoa

Stephen Tschudi, Univ of Hawaii-Ctr for Lang & Tech

Contact Information

TECH CENTER

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Moore Hall 256

Honolulu, HI 96822

(808) 956-5121

tech.center@hawaii.edu

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