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Spring ’16 Yale World CLASS festival

Text and images by Minjin Hashbat, Tarana Jafarova, and Gregg Lauer On Wednesday, May 18, the Yale World CLASS (Culture and Language After School Studies) program for high school students concluded the 9-month long program on Yale campus during which…

Yale Hindi Debate 4/15/16

Last night was the annual Yale Hindi Debate, bringing together participants from near and far to debate this year’s motion, “Our Generation is Too Coddled.” The event took place in Luce Hall, and we were able to capture and share…

Spring ’16 updates from CALICO president

For those of you who are interested in the activities of CALICO, the Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium, we’re re-posting a recent update message to members from the group’s president, Phil Hubbard. Happy 2016 CALICO members and friends! I thought I…

“Online Education: The Year Ahead”

I just came across a useful article by William Fenton in PC Mag, reflecting on future trends in online education in light of happenings at the recent Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning-organized Learning With MOOCs II conference: “Online Education:…

Arabic Script Calligraphy Workshop

Calligrapher Elinor Holand accepted my invitation to give a workshop on Arabic script calligraphy. We, our summer students of Beginner Arabic I as well as our guests from the Yale community learned a lot, experienced a lot and of course appreciated the…