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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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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iSpraak: Automated Online Pronunciation Feedback

Dr. Dan Nickolai, Saint Louis University, iSpraak Developer and Director of the Language Resource Center     iSpraak is a new web application developed at Saint Louis University that allows language teachers to create pronunciation exercises for their students. This

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Explain Everything: Interactive WhiteBoard

By Shannon Spasova, Assistant Professor of Russian and Technology Specialist in the Center for Language Teaching Advancement, Michigan State University.     Explain Everything is a whiteboard/screencasting app for iPad, iPhone, Windows tablets and desktop (not for Windows phone yet), Chrome devices,

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Interview: Lisa Frumkes (Rosetta Stone) on Her Career Path

Interview with Lisa Frumkes, Senior Director of Language Learning Products at Rosetta Stone. Edwige: Lisa, you’re the Senior Director of Language Learning Products at Rosetta Stone. You started in academia, but several years ago, you made the switch to the private

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