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Yale presentations at ACTFL 2017

The annual ACTFL Convention will take place in Nashville, TN, from November 17-19, and Yale will be well-represented! Below are the presenters, titles and abstracts copied from the online convention program. If you’re not traveling to Nashville for the conference this…

Yale presentations at ACTFL 2016

The time has come for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) 2016 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, and Yale’s language teaching and research community is well represented. Below are relevant titles and abstracts copied from…

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:…

The day before

Last Tuesday through Friday, the CLS hosted an intensive Pedagogy Workshop aimed at helping new language instructors at Yale prepare for their first semesters of teaching. Over 35 graduate students and Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants gathered for group sessions on…

Yale Languages at Bulldog Days

On Tuesday, April 21, Angie Gleason, Minjin Hashbat, and Dave Malinowski of the CLS joined dozens and dozens of Yale faculty and staff welcoming hundreds of prospective freshmen and their parents to information tables in Payne Whitney Gym, part of…