Events Archive

Event Date: 
04/27/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Participants and project titles for Spring 2018 IWL poster session

April 27, 3-4:30pm, Language Commons

 

Course Enhancement & Development

Francesca Calamita and Sarah Annunziato, “Hybridize it! Redesigning & Reshaping Elementary Italian 1010 and 1020”

 

Marshall, Tomoko, “Exploring the Project-based Language Learning (PBLL) Approach to Promote Students’ Autonomy”

 

Stella Mattioli, “Creation and Development of an Italian Learning Library”

 

Event Date: 
05/04/2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

                                                IWL Faculty Retreat 2018

Date: Friday, May 4th  8am-3pm

Place: Graduate Charlottesville Hotel (1309 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903)

Topic / theme:     ‘Building Intercultural Competence in language classrooms’

Schedule

8:15am - 9am                         Breakfast

9am – 9:05am                       Associate Dean, Francesca Fiorani

Event Date: 
10/26/2018 - 9:30am to 3:00pm

Registration Link:  https://goo.gl/forms/IXuyJdN4tvMQPoJL2

Registration Deadline: 12PM, Oct. 19, 2018

Theme:  Local and Global Diversity: Classroom and Community Collaborations

9:30-9:50AM      Breakfast (Open to Public, Nau Hall First Floor Lobby)

 

9:50-10:00AM    Opening Remarks by Dr. Christian McMillen, Associate Dean for the Social Sciences

 

Event Date: 
11/30/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Presenter: Emily Scida

Title: Research on Teaching and Learning in the Foreign Language Classroom

Description:
Graduate student instructors of Spanish will present the results of their research on teaching and learning in this interactive poster session.  Join us in a celebration of their work and a lively discussion of their experiments and research in the language classroom.

Event Date: 
02/08/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Title: Synchronous Virtual Classrooms: Why Zoom?
“Do. Or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda

Presenters: Miao-Fen Tseng (Chinese), Franziska Oertle (Tibetan) and Yujia Sun (Chinese)

Event Date: 
02/22/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Title: Languages in the Real World: A Showcase of Learning Projects in Language for
Specific Purposes courses at UVA.

Presenters: Alicia Lopez-Operé (Spanish Italian &Portuguese), Caroline Melton (Center for
American English Language and Culture), Hsin Hsin Liang (Chinese), Lova Rajaonarisoa
(French), and Mieko Kawai (Japanese).

Event Date: 
02/27/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Title: The Classroom Outside of Reality: Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Higher Education

Presenter: 

Elizabeth Losh, Ph.D. Associate Professor of English and American Studies

Director, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Associate Professor, American Studies and English

College of William & Mary

Abstract:

Event Date: 
03/06/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Title: Languages for Specific Purposes: Curriculum Development and Program Design in the 21st Century

Presenter: Lourdes Sánchez-López, PhD, Professor of Spanish

Director, Spanish for Specific Purposes Certificate program

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Event Date: 
03/22/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Title: IWL Grantees’ Poster Session

Presenters: TBA

Summary: 2018-2019 IWL Grantees will share the results of their IWL-funded projects for
course and program development and enhancement.

Event Date: 
04/05/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Title: Updates on Preparation and Licensure for K-12 World Language Teachers

Presenter: Ruth Ferree (Second Language Education Program Advisor, Curry School)

Summary: This session will explain what it takes to get a license to teach in K-12 public
schools in Virginia and what independent schools look for in teacher candidates, too. 

 

Event Date: 
04/10/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Title: Vienna Stories: Cultural awareness, film-making and digital storytelling
Presenter: Professor Irene Motyl-Mudretzkyj, Barnard College

Event Date: 
05/03/2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

8:30AM Breakfast

9AM Opening Remarks by Brie Gertler (Interim Associate Dean of Humanities & Arts)

9:10AM Overview of Day & Contemplative Pedagogy in World Languages: Definitions & Context by Juliet Trail (Director of Education, UVA Contemplative Sciences Center)

9:30AM Co-Creating Dialogue Prompts by Mieko Kawai (Senior Lecturer of Japanese)

 

10:15AM Break

10:30AM Contemplative Check-In Activity: Weather Report by Zaida Villanueva García (Lecturer of Spanish)

Event Date: 
09/18/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Presenter: Deb Reisinger, Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Romance Studies and affiliate faculty in the Global Health Institute, Duke University.

Title: Community-based Language Learning as Social Justice Pedagogy

Description:

Event Date: 
10/11/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Presenter: Billal Maanaki

Title: The use of Wisdom in language teaching

Descriptions:

There is a strong movement in higher education institutions as of late to focus on the teaching of wisdom and the utmost importance of including it in all our subjects and classes. I will give a general review of the importance of  "teaching for wisdom" in our academia and then focus on the best ways and the many benefits of including wisdom  in language teaching.

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