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US Classroom Culture

Author: Christopher Scheirer

In this workshop, we discussed the cultural norms, behavior, and expectations of the American university classroom.  We then explored techniques that students and teachers can utilize for participating in and leading classroom discussions, interacting with other students, and working in groups.  We modeled effective question asking strategies and how to encourage student engagement and interactive learning.…

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Mango Languages

Author: Guieswende Rouamba

Here is the latest data on Notre Dame's use of Mango Languages, the language learning platform:

  • 20,958 Overall Sessions

    Mango

  • 3,058 Registered Users
  • + 2% Monthly Growth

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Events

Wed Oct 10, 2018

Why we (still) need grammar instruction but (still) need to do it better: Grammar instruction and Literacy in the L2 Classroom. - Dr. Scott Windham - Elon University, North Carolina

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Location: 329 DeBartolo Hall (CSLC

The talk investigates ways to use grammar instruction and testing as a means of improving students' ability to recognize when, why, and how to use essential language structures, called "available designs," to write, speak, and think critically and in culturally-appropriate ways.…

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Tue Nov 6, 2018

Lunch and Learn: Using OER (Open Educational Resources) in Language Courses - Guieswende Rouamba

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Location: 331 DeBartolo Hall Computer Classroom

Open educational resources (OERs) are freely accessible textbooks, videos, and other digital assets (quizzes, course content in the form of videos, interactive online activities, etc.). In this session, we will explore the different types of OERs available to language instructors and ways to use them to enhance language courses. …

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Wed Nov 7, 2018

Lunch and Learn: Using OER (Open Educational Resources) in Language Courses - Guiewende Rouamba

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Location: 329 DeBartolo Hall (CSLC)

Open educational resources (OERs) are freely accessible textbooks, videos, and other digital assets (quizzes, course content in the form of videos, interactive online activities, etc.). In this session, we will explore the different types of OERs available to language instructors and ways to use them to enhance language courses…

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Mon Dec 3, 2018