NWALLT/SWALLT 2018 Joint Conference

Dates: April 20-21, 2018 (Fri. & Sat.)

Theme (and topics): The Post-Lab Era: Roles of LRCs and labs, Transitioning from all F2F to hybrid formats, Mobile-Assisted Language Learning, Teacher Training, and Assessment


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Sponsors:

NWALLT/SWALLT greatly appreciated the support from:



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Program (draft):

Friday, April 20

10:30 – 11:30am Tour of Lab/Campus Resources

11:30 – 12:30pm Lunch

12:30 – 1:00pm Welcome

1:00 – 3:00pm Presentations

Each session consists of a 20 minute presentation followed by a 10 minute Q&A

Creating Your Own Online Textbooks with Sway

Sean McClelland | University of Oregon

Technology Mediated Foreign Language Classrooms: How to Build Effective and Inclusive Learning Environments

Mariam Manzur Leiva | New College of Florida ▲ VIEW PRESENTATION SLIDES

K-12 Professional Development via a Resource Center

Shahnaz Ahmadeian | LARC/SDSU

Changing Demands on Resource Centers

Adan Gallardo | Pomona College ▲ VIEW PRESENTATION SLIDES

3:00 - 3:15 Coffee Break

3:15 - 3:45pm Reflections on an Online Spanish Course

Bridget Yaden | Pacific Lutheran University
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3:45 - 5:00pm Keynote: Mike Ledgerwood '50 years of learning languages with technology'

5:30pm Dinner

Saturday, April 21

9:00 - 11:00am Presentations

Each session consists of a 20 minute presentation followed by a 10 minute Q&A

The Conversation Café as a Mixed-Use Language Learning Lab

Lizzie Robinson, Wendy Simmerman, Carolina Bell | Brigham Young University
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Flexibility, Creativity and Agility: The Necessity of Language Centers at Institutions with Increasingly Centralized Tech Services

Paul Aoki & Russell Hugo | University of Washington
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The Role of LRC/LLC in Creating Collaborative Learning Spaces

Ryan Judd | Language Learning Center/Tulane University
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Lessons Learned: Developing Arabic-Specific CALL Resources for the Communicative Hybrid-/Flipped Classroom; with implications for instructional order, entrainment and explicit instruction in the context of ACTFL Guidelines

Abdullah Lux

11:00 - 11:15am Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:30pm Workshop

H5P, ANVILL, and the Case for Faculty Authoring

Jeff Magoto | Yamada Language Center/University of Oregon ▲ Visit the ANVILL website

12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch

1:30 - 2:30pm Presentations

Each session consists of a 20 minute presentation followed by a 10 minute Q&A

Obstacles, Solutions, and Unresolved Issues in the Absence of the Language Lab

Kelsey White and Justine Meyr | UC Santa Barbara
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Promoting Student-Created Content and Instructor-Centered Skills Development: Projects at LARC

M. Trevor Shanklin | LARC/SDSU
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2:30 - 3:00pm Forum Discussion

A. Supporting Online Teaching Through Language Resource Centers
B. Curriculum Development and Fostering Skills Development
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3:00 - 4:00pm Open Board Meetings

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Location of Conference:

Denny Hall

Below is a photo of what Denny Hall looks like from the South:

Denny Hall Front
On Friday morning we met near room 158 for the campus tour.
All other times the conference was held in room 159.

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Posters:

Click on either poster image below for a printable PDF.



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Contact:

Host:

University of Washington Language Learning Center

Denny Hall, Room 162 Box 353140 Seattle, WA 98195
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nwallt@uw.edu


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