Articles

ArticlesMarch 2016

Differentiation and Accommodations: Buffet Style Learning

By Peggy Veal, French Teacher & World Language Department Chair, STEM School and Academy, Highlands Ranch, CO. Growing up in France, I was not really familiar with the concept “all you can eat” buffet restaurants until I came to the US. I used to

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ArticlesMarch 2016

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. Looking back 10 years to VoiceThread’s first attempts to get people to communicate online in a more human-centric way, we know our understanding of

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ArticlesMarch 2016

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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ArticlesNovember 2015

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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ArticlesJuly 2015

Study Abroad and Technology: Friend or Enemy?

By  Senta Goertler, PhD, Associate Professor of Second Language Studies and German, Michigan State University.       INTRODUCTION “When I lived abroad, I couldn’t even call my parents let alone Skype or FaceTime with them. I had to send them

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