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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