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Knapczyk Implements Flipped Classroom in Hindi Course

April 4, 2016

Peter Knapczyk, a visiting Assistant Professor in the Asian Languages and Civilizations Department, completed the Fall 2015 ASSETT Teaching with Technology Seminar. He implemented the use of a flipped classroom by using Urdu video tutorials and online web assignments in order to teach the Urdu script without interrupting in-class time...

Using Timeline JS for Self-Directed Learning in Adil's Course

Jan. 20, 2016

Sabahat Adil, an Assistant Professor of Arabic in Asian Languages and Civilizations, plans to implement Timeline JS into her Islamic Culture and the Iberian Peninsula Course. Adil hopes for students to use Timeline JS to be in charge of their own learning and to create their own foundation of knowledge...

My Quest for a Website

June 25, 2012

by Terry Kleeman Asian Languages and Civilizations This is a not-too-convoluted tale of my search for a website. This website would serve to represent my academic work to the world, but more importantly, function as home to the Daoist Text Initiative, basically the continuance of an NEH Summer Seminar for...

Using Audacity for Teaching Advanced Chinese

March 30, 2010

Learning a new language is no easy task. And Jin Chen, an instructor in the Department of Asian Languages, is more than familiar with what it takes. First and foremost, talking in a language class is really important. Learning to speak Chinese requires certain logic in order to demonstrate coherence...

Learning Japanese With Technology: Frustration to Confidence

Aug. 5, 2009

Minori Murata has big plans for her teaching. A Japanese instructor at CU Boulder for 8 years, Murata has taught the language every year, always with physical materials and following a similar teaching process. In Spring 2009, this changed. It was then that she began to incorporate technology into the...