7-week course (2cr): January 25 to March 14, 2020 ($990)
This course will introduce you to new and emerging educational technology. You will explore the educational potential of the following themes through scholarly readings, interviews, explorations, and lesson planning: virtual reality; augmented reality; Breakout EDU; Makerspaces; place-based language learning, and digital games integration. You will select an emerging technology, investigate its potential for language learning and present your findings in a final report and presentation. Visit the course page for more information or request a copy of the syllabus.
5-week course (1cr): February 08 to March 14, 2020 ($495)
The goal of this course is to allow you to work on your own language proficiency. You will meet twice a week for 30 minutes with a native speaker of the language you teach via video conferencing. You will conduct 10 sessions in total. Each week, you will listen back to your sessions and write short reflections as well as read and discuss readings related to the challenges of developing and maintaining oral proficiency with your instructor and classmates. Visit the course page for more information or to request a copy of the syllabus.