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Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry Murals: A technology-enhanced AP unit on the theme of Beauty & Aesthetics (free webinar)

April 21, 2017

Free webinar by certificate students Alandra Giron, Spanish Professor at ‎Thomas Nelson Community College, VA. and Margot Riemer, Spanish teacher and former World Languages Department Chair, Harvard-Westlake School, California. May 26th, 8am Pacific, 9am Mountain, 10 Central, and 11am. Eastern. In this webinar, Alandra and Margot will present on the... Read more »

Virtual Reality in the Language Classroom (Free webinar)

April 12, 2017

Join us for this free webinar by Trent Hoy, student in the certificate in language teaching with technology and French adjunct professor at Broward college (FL). May 4th, 10am Pacific, 11am Mountain, noon Central, and 1pm. Eastern. In this webinar, Trent will present a classroom project where his students will... Read more »

Teaching French through STEM: live webinar

March 28, 2017

Join us on April 14th, 3pm Pacific, 4pm Mountain, 5pm Central, 6pm Eastern for this free webinar on how to infuse your French lessons with STEM topics. Peggy Veal, French and Spanish teacher at STEM School & Academy (Colorado) will present a unit that she designed to meet her school's... Read more »

Social media and language learning: What are the opportunities? What are the risks?

March 9, 2017

This week in LGTC 5030, we are exploring the challenges and opportunities of integrating social media in the language classroom. How can we safely leverage the language learning potential of tools such as Instagram or Twitter? What features of social media are conducive to language learning? Do students need to... Read more »

Augmented and Virtual Reality unit in LGTC 5030

Feb. 28, 2017

This week in LGTC 5030, we are exploring the language learning potential of Augmented and Virtual Reality. What kind of classroom activities can we design with Google Cardboard glasses? Can we teach pragmatics using virtual worlds such as Second Life? Is Second Life still a thing? In order to provide... Read more »

General Information Webinar March 15th, 2017, 4:30PM MST

Feb. 28, 2017

Join us live on Wednesday, March 15th, 3:30pm Pacific, 4:30pm Mountain, 5:30pm Central and 6:30pm Eastern (30 minutes) Find out about the curriculum, the upcoming course on telecollaboration, look at student projects and sample assignments, and ask any questions you have to the program Director or to certificate students directly... Read more »

Congratulations to our first three certificate graduates!

Feb. 22, 2017

Congratulations to our first three certificate graduates! Ann, Rachel and Ali have completed the required 12 credits. It has been a pleasure having them as students in the program. We wish them the best of luck with their teaching careers! Ann Kauffman Omaha, Nebraska Ann Kauffman teaches at Westside Middle... Read more »

Week 6 of LGTC 5030: Digital Games and Language Learning

Feb. 21, 2017

This week in LGTC 5030, we are exploring the language learning potential of digital games. Are games just another form of edutainement? Are we increasing or infiltrating our students screen time by introducing games in the language classrom? Are all students gamers? In order to provide well-informed answers to these... Read more »

Elevate General Information Webinar

Dec. 2, 2016

LIVE WEBINAR: Friday, December 16th, 3:30pm Pacific, 4:30pm Mountain, 5:30pm Central and 6:30pm Eastern (30 minutes) Join us live on December 16th - 4:30pm MST Find out about the curriculum, our two upcoming spring courses, look at student projects and sample assignments, and ask any questions you have to the... Read more »
Mark your calendar! Spring semester course registration opens on Monday Oct 31st! There are 5 scholarships available for new Elevate students only. Here is the scholarship form (deadline is Nove 15th).  LGTC 5030: 10 week course: January 14th to March 25th, 2017, ($1140)  This course will introduce you to 9 major language technology themes (flipped learning, CI and technology, intercultural competence, digital storytelling, digital writing tools, gamification, social media and Internet safety and assessment

Spring semester course registration and scholarships

Oct. 28, 2016

Mark your calendar! Spring semester course registration opens on Monday Oct 31st! There are 5 scholarships available for new Elevate students only. Here is the scholarship form (deadline is Nove 15th). LGTC 5030: 10 week course: January 14th to March 25th, 2017, ($1140) This course will introduce you to 9... Read more »