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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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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