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Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages (COTSEAL)

On May 17-18, with support from a BLC travel grant, I attended and presented at the annual conference of the Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages (COTSEAL) at the University of Washington-Seattle. I've been involved with COTSEAL since 1990, and I was President from 2014-17. The conference is usually held at the University of…

National Council of Teachers of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL)

On May 25th, I attended and presented a paper at the National Council of Teachers of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) in Itasca, IL, outside (way outside!) Chicago.  I was able to do so thanks to a travel grant from BLC in the amount of $750. However, even at this amount, this particular conference is…

Lecture by Carl Falsgraf, October 26, 2009

Distance Teaching and Distance Learning by Carl Falsgraf, Director, Oregon Chinese Flagship, University of Oregon Current models of distance learning are predominantly adaptations of face-to-face classroom models.  Ensuring the quality of these models and providing empirical evidence that students learn as well or better in the distance environment is essential.  At the same time, we…