Category: Conference Reports

2014 Chicago Language Symposium

Attending the 2014 Chicago Language Symposium has been a great opportunity for me especially because it made me realize how much depth there is in teaching languages in current times. In addition to the past approaches and techniques used by…

A report on ASEEES 2013 in Boston

Thanks to the generous support of the CLS travel fund, I was able to participate at the annual conference of Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), held on November 21-24, 2013 in Boston, MA. From the website:…

Marion Gehlker Attends UC Consortium Conference

UC Consortium Conference, San Diego, April 19-22, 2012 I will report on three presentations I found most interesting: 1. MULTILINGUAL PRACTICES IN THE MONOLINGUAL CLASSROOM, by Claire Kramsch, Professor, Department of German, UC Berkeley After summarizing major developments in FLL+T…

Yale Language Faculty Attend AATJ in Toronto

Report of Yukie Mammoto I attended the annual conference of the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) in Toronto on March 15, 2012.  There were many informative presentations in the conference.  I went to the panel “Development of teaching…

Julia Titus Presents at ASEEES Conference

I was able to participate at the annual conference of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), held on November 17-20, 2011 in Washington, DC. ASEEES, a nonprofit, non-political, scholarly society, is the leading private organization in…

Hsiu-hsien Chan Presents at ACTFL-CLTA

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) meeting was held on November 18-20, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA) meeting was held in conjunction with the ACTFL annual conference.  The annual CLTA meeting…

Haiwen Wang Reports on ACTFL-CLTA 2011

I attended the ACTFL-CLTA 2011 Annual Conference in Denver, CO, November 18-20. I joined the panel “Controversial, Self-selected, Localized: Teaching Materials for Communicative Competence Development” as a discussant and led a discussion after the presentations on November 19. The panel…