MWALLT
 
   Midwest Association for Language Learning & Technology  
      Illinois - Indiana - Iowa - Kansas - Michigan - Minnesota - Missouri      
            Nebraska - North Dakota - Ohio - South Dakota - Wisconsin 

 
Illinois - Indiana - Iowa - Kansas - Michigan - Minnesota - Missouri
    Nebraska - North Dakota - Ohio - South Dakota - Wisconsin
MidWest Association for Language Learning Technology
 
 
 

Midwest Association for Language Learning and Technology

November 15, 2014, Illinois Wesleyan University

Conference Schedule


Traditional, Hybrid, and Online Teaching in Modern and Classical Languages:
Exploring Differences, Creating Communities
 

MWALLT’s mission is to: gather information with respect to a broad ranges of issues, from equipment, supplies and vendors, to operating policies and procedures, to trends and research; to assist and encourage individuals in the 12-state area, particularly those who are new to the directing of language labs; and to sponsor joint activities and projects, including influencing our national/international group (IALLT), through representation of the views of the regional membership.

See abstracts and presenter bios on separate pages.

8:00-9:00

State Farm Hall Foyer

On-Site Registration & Breakfast

Breakfast sponsored by Pearson

9:00-9:25

State Farm Hall 102

Welcoming Remarks

Christina Isabelli, conference co-host, Illinois Wesleyan University

President Richard Wilson, Illinois Wesleyan University

Alison Sommer, President of MWALLT, Macalester College

Sonja Fritzsche - ADFL Statement on Hybrid and Online Teaching

9:30-9:55

State Farm Hall 102

Marlene Johnshoy, Alyssa Ruesch, and Frances Matos-Schultz (Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota)

How to Prepare Teachers to Teach Online?

Recording from Adobe Connect

10:00-10:25

State Farm Hall 102

Casilde Isabelli (University of Nevada, Reno)

From the Diary of a Language Program Director: The Program Challenges and Successes in Using Technology in Blended, Hybrid, Online Courses and Looking Forward to the Flipped Classroom

10:30-10:55

State Farm Hall Foyer

Mid-Morning Break

11:00-11:25

State Farm Hall 101

Clara Burgo (Loyola University Chicago)

Service learning and Reflection sessions: the Use of Technology to Connect the Classroom with the Service

11:00-11:25

State Farm Hall 102

Carol Goss (Valparaiso University)

The First Ten Weeks: My Partial Flip Integrating Video Content into First Year French

11:30-11:55

State Farm Hall 101

Claire Moisan (Grinnell College)

Flipped Tutoring: Using Technology to Increase Proficiency in a Peer-to-Peer Language Program

11:30-11:55

State Farm Hall 102

Claudia Fernández (Knox College)

Incorporating Online Resources in Integrated Performance Assessment

 

12:00-1:00

Joslin Atrium/ Memorial Center

Lunch Buffet

 

1:00-1:25

State Farm Hall 102

Business Meeting

1:30-2:25

State Farm Hall 102

Workshop

Stacey Johnson and Berta Carrasco (Hope College)

Student and Instructor Perspectives on a Hybrid, First-Year Language Course

2:30-2:55

State Farm Hall 101

Carmen López-Ferrero (Pompeu Fabra University)

Impact of Online Learning on Academic and Professional Writing

2:30-2:55

State Farm Hall 102

Guada Cabedo-Timmons (Western Illinois University)

Literature and Technology: The Use of Online Short Stories in the Classroom

 

3:00-3:25

State Farm Hall Foyer

Mid-Afternoon Break

3:30-3:55

State Farm Hall 101

Haydee Taylor-Arnold (Ladue Horton Watkins High School)

Teach-Tech-Talk: Engaging Diverse Learners to Achieve Proficiency in the Target Language

 

3:30-3:55

State Farm Hall 102

Anibal M Sánchez (University of Illinois, Springfield)

Borges’ “The Library of Babel” and the Universes of the Virtual

4:00-4:25

State Farm Hall 102

Maja Grgurovic (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Blended language learning: Past, Present, and Future

 

4:30-5:00

State Farm Hall 102

Conference Wrap-Up/General Discussion

5:30-7:00

Puran Indian Restaurant

Optional Dinner for all conference attendees (not included in registration fee)

1704 Eastland Dr. Ste 10, Bloomington, IL 61704; (309) 663-0885

 

 

MWALLT is a regional affiliate of IALLT (International Association for Language Learning Technology), established in 1965, a professional organization dedicated to promoting effective uses of media centers for language teaching, learning, and research.

 
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