Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 09:00 CDT to Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 16:30 CDT
Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
Come visit COERLL at booth #4 and hear presentations about OER and digital pedagogy at the CALICO (Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium) conference.
May 12, 2016 at 9:45am
Open Educational Resources and Practices for Language Learning
Presenter: Patricia Kyle Mosele (COERLL, University of Texas at Austin)
Participants in this session will learn about the Open Education movement and the ethos of participation and sharing that has driven its success and sustainability over the past decade. I will also demonstrate a variety of websites, online repositories, and collections that feature a wide range of OER that can be freely used in or adapted to a classroom setting.
May 12, 2016 at 1:45pm
On Preparing Language Teachers to Succeed in Digital Environments
Presenters: Mark Knowles (University of Colorado at Boulder), Patricia Kyle Mosele (COERLL, University of Texas at Austin), Sara Beaudrie (Arizona State University), Robert Kleinsasser (Arizona State University), Kelly Sax (Indiana University Bloomington)
Have you ever tried to identify particular teacher practices and characteristics that make successful technology-enhanced language learning happen? Many acknowledge that effective instruction in hybrid and online language courses demands pedagogical skills, knowledge, and expertise that are distinct from those we summon up when teaching with the traditional model. Similarly, efficient language teaching strategies that work well in face-to-face settings do not translate automatically to digital environments. Based on their individual experience, panelists will consider unique features of effective online language teaching, establish some best practices, and suggest ways to more adequately prepare language teachers for hybrid and online instruction.