The Russian Startalk program has announced its 2011 University of Washington summer session. Startalk is part of the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI). The Startalk program offers students K-16 and teachers the chance to improve their language skills or to receive teaching accreditation, thereby increasing the number of speakers of strategically important languages not . . . → Read More: Russian Startalk Program Announced at University of Washington
Current students of Russian at the UW who are looking for ways to improve their vocabulary retention need look no further than the Russian Online Language Resource page on the LLC site. Follow that link and scroll down to the Tools section to find flashcards to find your ticket to boning up for . . . → Read More: New Russian Flashcards Available from the LLC
The Student Tech Fee Committee is in the midst of reviewing proposals for the 2010-11 school year. The Student Tech Fee Committee is composed of six undergraduate and three graduate students, along with four ex-officio representing University offices and the presidents of ASUW and GPSS, and it falls to them to weigh the pros . . . → Read More: Student Tech Fee Committee Reviews Proposals
Startalk is a program funded by the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI) through the National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) at the University of Maryland. Its goals are to increase the number of qualified teachers of the critical la… . . . → Read More: Confucius Institute Announces Seattle Public Schools Startalk 5
Instructors of Norwegian are taking testing online with Moodle, freeing up more time in class for review and discussion of cultural topics. Graduate TA instructor Kyle Korynta explains why he loves administering quizzes in Moodle:
“Moodle quizzes are great because of the variety of types of questions that can be created,” he writes, citing . . . → Read More: The LLC Helps Norwegian Students Open up Class Time by Taking Quizzes Online
Students in the Scandinavian Studies Department at the University of Washington are saying “Hej” to Danish with help from Moodle, a modular lesson organization tool their instructors use to do everything from scheduling daily study material to administering tests or assignments and providing feedback.
Thanks to Moodle, provided to language departments across campus by . . . → Read More: Students of Danish Say “hej” to Moodle