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
 
 
 

MWALLT Conference 2015

Relevant Technologies for Language Learning: Methods and Spaces
 for Transfer of Knowledge, Practical Application, and Collaboration

Valparaiso University, October 10, 2015

PROGRAM

Most sessions are concurrent.


ON-SITE REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST  
(7:30 - 8:30 am)

Flipping the Content-Based Language Classroom:  The Case of Intro to Hispanic Literature        
Elizabeth Harsma, Minnesota State University  (virtual presentation) 

Incorporating Writing Assignments into Facebook Communication: Putting Grammatical Functions of Challenging Forms into Pragmatic Uses 
Ikuko Patricia Yuasa, DePauw University

Finding or Making Visuals for Your Class
Shannon Spasova, Michigan State University


Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (MALL):  Past, Present & Potential

Daryl Boeckers, University of Minnesota


BYOLL – The First Free Language Lab on Any Device
Ralf Porankiewicz, ASC-ReLANpro


Increasing Teaching Success in Higher Education with Business Intelligence Technology
So Young Kim, Gary Hughes, Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center

Workshop: If Foreign Language Students Have Google Translate, Do We Still Need Foreign Language Classes? 
Claire Knowles, University of Memphis


Workshop
: Meaningful Play: Gamers as Teachers
John Beals, Phill Cameron, Brenda Imber, Valerie Waldron, University of Michigan


LUNCH BUFFET / VISCUBE DEMO / BUSINESS MEETING 

(12:30 - 3:00 pm)

When Language Comes to Life: Embedding Virtual Reality in Teaching Spanish Civilization   
Carlos Miguel-Pueyo, Valparaiso University             

Technology Promoting Reflection and the Writing Process in a Computer Lab Classroom   
Salena Anderson, Valparaiso University


iFlash: An Untapped Resource for Language Learning
Marianne Zemil, The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools 


Workshop
: Online Discussion Boards to Maximize Language Learning
Berta Carrasco, Hope College; Stacey Johnson, Vanderbilt University


OPTIONAL DINNER FOR ALL ATTENDEES

(6:00 pm; not included in registration fee) 
Don Quijote -- 119 Lincolnway, Downtown Valparaiso • (219) 462-7976
Family-style Spanish meal with tapas, paella and more for roughly $20/person plus drinks

 

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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