Chinese Online Language Pedagogy Summer Workshop June 26, 28, & 30, 2023 Online This NFLRC professional learning opportunity, designed specifically for online Mandarin Chinese language teachers, will focus on three key areas of teaching Chinese online: 1. Identifying and evaluating resources (Monday, June 26) 2. Managing and fostering online interaction (Wednesday, June 28) 3. Assessment and feedback (Friday, June 30) Live panel discussions in Zoom: 9:00-10:45 am Hawai‘i 12:00-1:45 pm Pacific 1:00-2:45 pm Mountain 2:00-3:45 pm Central 3:00-4:45 pm Eastern Followed by related asynchronous tasks (e.g., sharing of resources, posts related to the day’s topic, etc.), which are to be completed ...
The National Foreign Language Resource Center is pleased to announce the opening of its free Envisioning Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) MOOC. Envisioning Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) is designed as a 5-module open-enrollment self-study course for language educators beginning to learn about Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL). Successful learners will be able to describe essential features of high quality PBLL and to generate high-quality ideas for projects using the Product Square. A digital badge is available for candidates fulfilling course requirements. Registration and the content for this MOOC (massive open online course) is FREE. 2022-2023 Offering Registration open October 22, 2022 – February 24, 2023 ...
Interested in exploring how you can design more powerful Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) experiences using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) guidelines? This free 2-part webinar (June 22 & 29) is for you! For more details or to register (deadline June 21), visit https://nflrc.hawaii.edu/events/view/udl-pbll/
Chinese language teachers, have you ever wondered about “flipping” your classroom? Taking better advantage of technology so you can spend more class time doing communicative activities? This workshop might be right for you! Application deadline: April 15, 2022 Workshop dates: May 16, 18, 19, 23 and 25, 2022, five full days. (Each day’s online sessions will take place from 2:30-4:00pm and 6:00-7:30pm Eastern Daylight Time.)
This series will highlight how online language instructors can use the Social Emotional Learning Framework to engage students in the virtual classroom and enhance the experience and satisfaction of learning a language online. The five 90-minute webinar sessions will be held January 27, February 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2:00-3:30 pm (Hawai‘i time). Registration closes February 24!
The National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) is pleased to once again offer our Envisioning PBLL online course. Sign up today! Envisioning Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) February 1 – March 8, 2021 Registration deadline: January 28, 2021 Envisioning Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) is designed as a 5-week open-enrollment course for language educators beginning to learn about Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL). Successful learners will be able to describe essential features of high quality PBLL and to generate high-quality ideas for projects using the Product Square. Registration and the content for this MOOC (massive open online course) is FREE. However, if you ...
Announcing our free 2-part NFLRC Webinar on “Enacting Performance Assessment through Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL), which will take place online on Thursday, December 17 and Tuesday, December 22, 2:00-3:30 pm Hawai‘i time. See our event webpage for more details. Register today – deadline December 16! https://nflrc.hawaii.edu/events/view/131/
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.