2011 CLS Pedagogy Workshop for Foreign Language Teaching Fellows and Instructors

2011 SCHEDULE

Tuesday, August 23
8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast CLS Library
9:00-9:15 Welcome & Overview of workshop CLS Staff CLS, Room 100
9:15-9:45 Language Lesson Demo followed by discussion

 

Blake Wentworth, Lector, South Asian Studies

Vincent Cangiano, Coordinator, Fields Program, CLS

CLS, Room 100
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-12:00 Workshop: Communicative Language Teaching Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl, Director, CLS CLS, Room 100
12:00-1:00 Lunch break

Intro to Classes V2

John Graves, Faculty Liaison, CLS CLS, Room 100
Reading resources and handouts are posted on the Classes*V2 site

Task for Wednesday: Prepare a communicative activity (bring copies to share with your group)

Wednesday, August 24
8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast CLS Library
9:00-9:30 Lesson Planning Seungja Choi, Senior Lector II, East Asian Languages and Literatures CLS, Room 100
9:30-10:15 Group break-out session: Sharing a communicative activity Facilitated by CLS staff Break-out rooms
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:15 Writing in the Foreign Language Classroom Suzanne Young, Associate Director, CLS
11:15-12:00 Assessment: Overview of ACTFL Guidelines and Standards Irina Dolgova, Senior Lector II, Slavic Department CLS, Room 100
12:00-1:00 Lunch Break

Orientation to classroom technology

John Graves & Steven Mellilo, CLS CLS, Room 100

CLS, Rm. 112 and 215

Reading resources and handouts are posted on the Classes*V2 site

Task for Thursday: Prepare a lesson plan outline for a beginning-level lesson (bring copies to share with your group)

Thursday, August 25
8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast CLS Library
9:00-9:30 Journal writing Ayala Dvoretzky, Senior Lector II, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations CLS, Room 100
9:30-10:00 Word Press/Blogging Trip Kirkpatrick, Academic Technology Specialist, CLS CLS, Room 100
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:00 Group break-out session: Sharing lesson plan outlines Facilitated by CLS staff Break-out rooms
11:00-11:30 Reading Comprehension Sonia Valle, Senior Lector II, Department of Spanish and Portuguese CLS, Room 100
11:30-12:00 Interdisciplinary/Inter-Institutional Teaching Modules” Marion Gehlker, Senior Lector II, German Department CLS, Room 100
12:00-1:00 Lunch Break

Panel:  Classroom  Diversity

Ruth Koizim, Senior Lector, French Department

Judy York, Coordinator, Resource Office on Disabilities

CLS, Room 100
Reading resources and handouts are posted on the Classes*V2 site

Task for Friday: Prepare a 10-minute beginning-level lesson to teach tomorrow

 

Friday, August 26
8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast CLS Library
9:00-10:00 Teaching Scenarios Risa Sodi, Senior Lector II, Department of Italian CLS, Room 100
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-10:30 Guidelines for feedback on micro-teaching Vincent Cangiano, Fields Program Coordinator, CLS CLS, Room 100
10:30-12:00 Break-out session: Microteaching demonstrations and critiques Peer feedback in small groups Break-out rooms
12:00-1:00 Lunch Break

Panel Discussion on the Importance of training in language teaching

Workshop wrap-up

Facilitated by Matuku Ngame, Senior Lector, and Ruth Koizim, Senior Lector, French Department, with Maria Clara, Kenise Lyons, Carol Chiodo, and Michael Meadows from the Italian Department CLS, Room 100
Reading resources and handouts are posted on the Classes*V2 site and will be available beyond the workshop

*Please sign up for the GTC Workshop Series “Fundamentals in Teaching Language”

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