A profile of online language learners and how best to orient and support them toward success.
How can technology be used to provide authentic opportunities for cross-cultural learning? Being able to communicate effectively requires more than being able to read, write, speak and understand another language. It also requires sensitivity to the culture to which the language belongs. Technology can provides authentic opportunities for cross-cultural learning.
Project-based language learning poses specific challenges. This session offers critical definitions and specific tools to aid online educators wanting to take the PBLL plunge.
“Being there” is a critical element in online courses, but how do you do it? Teacher presence is a necessary element in creating a community of learners and increasing likelihood of student success.
Effective teaching framed in six core practices that help develop language proficiency plus literacy and critical thinking skills.
Using ADDIE and Backward Design to align content and achieve objectives.
A basic introduction to one of the most widely used instructional design approaches.
Questions you should ask yourself and factors you should consider before diving into online teaching. The first of a set of TED-Ed lessons designed and developed through a collaboration between the NFLRC and ACTFL’s Distance Learning (DL) Special Interest Group (SIG). The curriculum that guided this project was collaboratively developed by members of the ACTFL DL SIG and the NFLRC team and was informed by years of work in this area made available through the BOLDD Collaboratory.