Reposting from the Gettysburg College Language Resource Center blog: On Wednesday, October 12, I held a workshop on Basic Excel skills for teachers and researchers, with the following description: Do you use Excel as a grade book or for data collection? In this workshop, you’ll work with Excel hands-on to develop basic skills, such as quickly […]
I am honored to be the invited presenter at this year’s Japanese Language Teacher Workshop of the Japanese Teachers Association of Michigan on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Michigan State University. The workshop is titled The Power of Input, Fun, and Games. You can download the slides. Tools, Materials, and Resources Presented 多読 resources NPO多言語多読 – resources and graded […]
We are honored to have the opportunity to present our workshop, Practical tech tools for Arabic language teachers. The resources and tools that we refer to are listed below. Presentation slides Solving technical problems Arabic Keyboard Yamli (Arabic keyboard) RTL character Right-click on input box and choose “right justify” (right) CTRL + (right) SHIFT to right justify […]
I am honored to be invited to give the keynote presentation at the Sixth TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Foreign Language Conference at West Chester University on April 16, 2016. Presentation slides (PDF) TodaysMeet room – online space for comments and questions during presentation In the presentation, I mention many resources for language teaching and learning, many of […]
This semester, I am teaching a Japanese course for 4th year students that helps them prepare for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). One of the nice things about the class is that it is very small. However, one of the challenges of teaching a small class is keeping it lively, especially at 9 a.m.! Another […]
Short link to this post: v.gd/jtamws Japanese Teachers Association of Michigan MSU Workshop for Teachers of Japanese I am honored to be the invited presenter at this year’s Japanese Language Teacher Workshop of the Japanese Teachers Association of Michigan on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Michigan State University. The workshop is titled Technology Resources for Teaching Japanese: […]
Short link to this post: v.gd/oatjws Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese Japanese Language Teacher Workshop I am honored to be the invited presenter at this year’s Japanese Language Teacher Workshop of the Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Wittenberg University. The workshop is titled Too many choices, where do I […]
I blogged about Aurasma over at the new blog for the Center for Language Teaching Advancement. Aurasma is a really cool (and free!) augmented reality app, so why not check it out?
I’m very proud to announce that I’ve won an AT&T Instructional Technology Award for Best Online Course. You can check out more details about the course on the awards website, and you can experience a small piece of the course on my blog.
I talked about digital games for language learning as a guest speaker in Dr. Peter De Costa’s LLT 361 class, Second Language Learning, at MSU on November 14, 2013. I have updated this presentation by taking out tools that didn’t work well or have gone to a paid model and replaced them with new ones. […]