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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 »