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Whiteboard "TeamBoard" in the language lab classrooms

One of the common features equipped in the digital language lab classrooms is the TeamBoard.    This screen board allows us to write on with dry erase makers.

Another function which the Teamboard has is to be functioned as an interactive whiteboard using the tools such...|..........Read More of this entry|


Introduction to Oral Proficiency Levels

From http://oralproficiency.coerll.utexas.edu/
Language: Spanish
Introduction to Oral Proficiency Levels is a free open educational resource (OER) from our sister LRC, the Center for Open Education Resources and Language Learning, that can help you gain a foundational understanding of how to evaluate Spanish speakers. The resource includes:

Practice: Video-based practice...|..........Read More of this entry|


New Language Lab Facilitites in Lathrop - Oct 2014

The images of the drop-in area and the classroom and instructor’s meeting spaces.

For the detail, please visit the language lab website http://thelab.stanford.edu

 

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Title VI Language Resource Centers (LRCs) funding - CASLS InterCom news Oct 2014

The funding by the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI Language Resource Centers program for 2014-2018 has been announced.

Read more about the four new LRC’s that have been added in this four-year cycle at http://languagemagazine.com/?page_id=119422.

Learn more about LRC’s at http://www.nflrc.org/

 

(http://caslsintercom.uoregon.edu/subscriber/subscriberEmail/1975#content18414)

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Stanford's new Lathrop Library ready for Sept. 15 opening

Stanford’s new Lathrop Library ready for Sept. 15 opening

Lathrop Library will be the new home of the East Asia Library and other units previously housed in Meyer Library. The four-story building is filled with seminar rooms and classrooms equipped with state-of-the art technology designed to enhance teaching, learning and research.|..........Read More of this entry|


miscellaneous news and article June 2014

Microsoft demos breakthrough in real-time translated conversations


It’s been an interesting evening here in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. at the inaugural Code Conference (#CodeCon) where @karaswisher and @waltmossberg are engaging Microsoft CEO @satyanadella in a more than hour-long onstage conversation.

During his conversation with Walt and Kara, Satya discussed his...|..........Read More of this entry|


Volume 18 Number 2 of Language Learning & Technology is Now Available

 

Volume 18 Number 2 of Language Learning & Technology is Now Available
We are happy to announce that Volume 18, Number 2, of Language Learning & Technology is now available at http://llt.msu.edu. It is a special issue on “Game-Informed L2 Teaching and Learning” with guest editors Jonathon...|..........Read More of this entry|


CASLS interCom articles June 2014

International Dialects of English Archive
Source: IDEA
Are you exploring different dialects of English with your students? Are you looking for audio samples of speakers of different dialects? The International Dialects of English Archive is a repository of audio clips of native English speakers from all over the...|..........Read More of this entry|


News Article: Mixxer and MOOCS: Online Language Exchange

The Mixxer and MOOCS: Online Language Exchange

From http://blog.coerll.utexas.edu/re-mixxer-using-french-and-german-oer-in-the-mixxer

Last year, the Mixxer (a free educational website for language exchanges via Skype) offered a MOOC to English speakers learning Spanish and paired the participants with a partner course of Spanish speakers learning English. Using open educational resources from COERLL, Colby...|..........Read More of this entry|


Article: Kotoba Miners uses Minecraft to teach you Japanese (Tofugu.com)

 

Mining For Japanese Gold: The Professor Who Teaches Japanese Through Minecraft

[http://www.tofugu.com/2014/05/12/mining-for-japanese-gold-the-professor-who-teaches-japanese-through-minecraft/]

Minecraft… err, マインクラフト! Of course, I think almost everyone knows the game. Either you’ve played it, someone you know won’t shut up about it, or you’ve heard of it through popular culture / the media. To me, I’ve always thought...|..........Read More of this entry|


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