Author: Dave

Stéphane Charitos and Andrew Ross present on CIRCLE Project

On Friday, February 6, the CLS welcomed Stéphane Charitos, Director of Columbia University’s Language Resource Center, and Andrew Ross, Head of Learning Support Services at Arizona State University’s School of International Letters & Cultures, for a presentation on an exciting initiaitve in community-based…

On the myth of neutral technology

In the wake of last week’s news that a Yale police officer drew his gun on an (unarmed) African-American Yale student under highly questionable circumstances, I felt compelled to turn back to a recent article in The Atlantic that had caught…

Fall 2014 Tech Talks off and running

By many measures of variety, the first session of our 10-minute Tech Talks for Fall ’14 was a great success: it brought together lectors and graduate students, faculty from Yale and beyond, and presenters from 6 time zones apart for…

Courses on Language at Yale this Fall

Yale offers about 50 languages for study in the classroom, and many more through the DILS program at the CLS. With classes starting tomorrow, Aug. 27, and shopping period underway for the next two weeks, it’s a great time to decide…

Images from the May 12 Distance Education Symposium

From May 12-15, the CLS hosted a symposium and workshop exploring concepts and developing practices to support the Yale-Columbia-Cornell Shared Course Initiative. The May 12 symposium, entitled “The SCI in Context: New Directions in Distance Education” and held in Yale’s…

International Mother Language Day 2/21

As a number of language faculty and CLS staff prepare to participate in the upcoming Conference on Heritage/Community Languages at UCLA–which focuses primarily on the situation of language learners in the United States–another day of significance for heritage and community language…

Chicago Language Symposium CfP until 2/1

The organizers of the April 25-26 Chicago Language Symposium, “Bridges to Everywhere: Language Learning Collaborations”, are soliciting proposals from Yale language faculty, as well as other members of the Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning, the Committee on Institutional Collaboration,…

CLS on Twitter, 2013 Edition

With all the year-end reflections, New Year’s prognostications, and two-week check-ins on how you’re doing with your resolutions anyway, it seemed like a perfect time and place to think out loud about where the CLS has come on its primary…

Edublogs awards voting underway

Edublogs, a popular educational blogging service, has its annual Edublogs awards underway. I found out about it from Edutopia on Twitter, one of my favorites for insights into ed-tech trends in K-12 education in the U.S. Although voting procedures and…