VoiceThread and Universal Design for Learning

By Steve Muth, President, Product Development, VoiceThread and Layla Arnold, Account Manager, Integration Specialist, Distance Trainer at VoiceThread, LLC.     Subscribe to the FLTMAG! Looking back 10 years to VoiceThread’s first attempts to get people to communicate online in a more human-centric

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Teaching Languages to Students with Learning Challenges: The Role of Technology

By Eve Leons, Associate Professor, Landmark College.       “Just be patient with me don’t give up on me…. I also want to do really well in this class not just pass it but do really well.” – Landmark College

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Get on Board: Universal Design for Instruction

by Alaina Beaver, Universal Instructional Design Consultant, Office of Information Technology at the University of Colorado, Boulder.     How do you learn best? How might a learning environment or experience be more useful to you? These are questions that I

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Interview with Jean Bouchard, Director of the Modified Language Program at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Interview with Jean Bouchard, Director of the Modified Language Program at the University of Colorado Boulder. Edwige: So Jean Bouchard, you are the Director of the Modified Language Program here at the University of Colorado Boulder. Can you tell us

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A Language Center Design Primer

By Felix Kronenberg, Associate Professor at Rhodes College and President – Elect of IALLT (International Association for Language Learning Technology).       “Creating spaces wherein diverse sorts of people can interact is a leitmotif of the modern world” (Gee, 2004, p.

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Adventures in Modalities, Materials, Responsibilities, and Resources in College Language Instruction and Faculty Development

By Georges Detiveaux, Adjunct Instructor of French, Lone Star College-CyFair & Assistant Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, University of Houston-Downtown.     INTRODUCTION I teach French at Lone Star College-CyFair, a community college with just over 20,000 students

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