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...

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...

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...

Spring 2017 Courses Preview

Oct. 17, 2016

Mark your calendar! We will be offerring two courses this spring: 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...

5 scholarships available for LGTC 5020

Aug. 19, 2016

I am pleased to announce that we have 5 scholarships available for the language and technology foundation course that starts Sept 3rd. LGTC 5020 is a 3 credit hour (10 weeks). This course will cover the history of the field of language technology, standard based technology integration (ACTFL), 21st Century...

Free live webinar: Student Murals: Using ThingLink and Blogger for Presentational Speaking & Writing

Aug. 2, 2016

Hi everybody! Free live webinar next week. Sign up to attend live or get a copy of the recording! Student Murals: Using ThingLink and Blogger for Presentational Speaking & Writing, By Leigh Sapp, Spanish Teacher at Prospect High School, IL and Elevate student. August 8th, 9am Pacific, 10am Mountain, 11am...

LGTC 5020 (Language & Technology Foundation Course) open for registration.

July 29, 2016

Greetings! LGTC 5020 is open for registration! LGTC 5020 offers a strong foundation in key topics related to technology integration in the language classroom. Through discussions with your peers, instructor and experts in the field, readings, lesson planning and a capstone research project, you will: leverage technology to develop, implement...

ACTFL Technology SIG!

June 8, 2016

Are you an ACTFL member? Consider signing this petition to create an ACTFL technology SIG: https://goo.gl/5xEyR4 You must log in first! They need 40 more signatures! ACTFL has many different SIGs but there is currently no group dedicated to technology specifically. Thank you! Edwige.

Instagram Selfies Slides

May 30, 2016

Good morning everybody! Here are the slides for the Instagram selfies webinar: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1JA7F_m2pUFmF-_5lIDprvCTK2MQkUspyZxkJXTDBqXc/edit?usp=sharing Don't hesitate to email Rachel if you have additional questions! madamesabre@gmail.com Thank you! Edwige Simon.

Instagram Selfies Webinar Recording

May 24, 2016

Dear All, The webinar recording is now available on the Elevate YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fi-KWwzs9AA It will be closed-captioned by the end of the week. It's not too late to sign up for an Elevate course. We will offer four courses this summer: A course on Teaching Languages Online (2 graduate...

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