April 4, 2019
|12:45pm||Brown Bag Series: Proficiency attainment of post-secondary students: Implications for language programs (Guest Speaker: Fernando Rubio)||
Fernando Rubio (Professor, World Languages and Cultures; Co-Director, Second Language Teaching and Research, University of Utah) will present a lecture on Proficiency attainment of post-secondary students: Implications for language programs. We will review existing research on proficiency attainment with special attention to data gathered as part of the Flagship Proficiency Initiative, in which over 9,000 college students of a variety of languages at each level of instruction were tested in speaking, reading and listening using national standardized assessments.
Please RSVP to Maria Ideliu
April 8, 2019
|1:15pm||Providing feedback on writing assessment Workshop||
Janice Willson, CLS Testing and Assessment Specialist, will facilitate a workshop on Providing feedback on writing assessment. Please RSVP to Maria Ideliu
April 11, 2019
|12:45pm||Brown Bag Series: WorldCLASS program||
Minjin Hashbat, CLS Assistant Director, will discuss the WorldCLASS program, which offers instruction in 8 less commonly taught languages to high-school students in the New Haven Public School District. Please RSVP to Maria Ideliu
The first ten minutes of the Brown bag (12:45 – 12:55) Lindsay Lawton, Associate Director of the Fellowship programs will give a brief presentation on the Fullbright programs.
April 18, 2019
|12:45pm||Brown Bag Series||
Our tentative Brown Bag topic is a discussion about CLAC (Cultures and Languages across the Curriculum). Any changes to the topic will be announced. Please RSVP to Maria Ideliu
April 29, 2019
With support from the Center for Middle East Studies and with thanks to Sarab Al-Ani (NELC) for proposing this event, we will host an ACTFL Workshop on the Role of Grammar in a Proficiency-based Curriculum. Rosenfeld Hall, 8:00am-5:00pm (breakfast and lunch will be provided). Space is limited, so please sign up early!