CARLA Summer Language Institutes

by Lexa Pennington / Jan 23, 2009 /
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The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota announces its summer institutes...

The institutes offered this year will be:

Immersion 101: An Introduction to Immersion Teaching for Chinese and
Japanese


Culture as the Core in the Second Language Classroom


Using Technology in Second Language Teaching


Meeting the Challenges of Immersion Education: Language and Learning
Disorders and the Struggling Immersion Learner


Immersion 101: An Introduction to Immersion Teaching


Developing Materials for Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs)


Improving Language Learning: Styles- and Strategies-Based Instruction
Content-Based Language Instruction and Curriculum Development


Developing Assessments for the Second Language Classroom


Focusing on Learner Language: Second Language Acquisition Basics for
Teachers


Language and Culture in Sync: Teaching the Pragmatics of a Second
Language

The cost of each of the CARLA summer institutes is $350 if
registration is received by May 31, 2009 and $400 after that date.
University of Minnesota students who take the institutes for graduate-
level credit can pay a discounted fee of $150.  In addition, CARLA has
a limited number of waivers for University LCTL instructors. For
details see: http://www.carla.umn.edu/institutes/stipends.html

More information and registration forms are available on the CARLA
website at: http://www.carla.umn.edu/institutes.

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