Beyond the Walls of the Classroom: Cultural Diversity Virtual Exchange on Intercultural Competency

Alejandro Méndez-Betancor, PhD candidate, the University of Colorado Boulder.  Naomi Wahls, Teaching and Learning with Technology Consultant, the University of Colorado Boulder. Vicky Ariza-Pinzón, PhD candidate, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla.   Technology integration is one of the challenges we face nowadays when

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Fashionable Language Learning With French à La Mode

By Clarisse Barbier, French Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant, French and Italian department, University of Kansas, KS.     During the fall semester 2015, the University of Kansas launched a brand new School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, federating departments

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Connect your Students with Native Speakers Today

By Todd Bryant, Language Technology Specialist, Dickinson College.       There has been extensive research on the effectiveness of language exchanges, also referred to as “telecollaboration”, “tandem learning” or “Virtual Immersion”, as a method to promote cross-cultural awareness and

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