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2013 Workshop Information

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The UW System Collaborative Language Program Presents

Anytime Anywhere Learning: Using 21st Century Skills to Engage Langauge Learners

Presenters:
Lauren Rosen, Director UW System Collaborative Language Program
Jeremy Wildenberg, UW Green Bay, Arabic

Registration is closed.

If you would like to be placed on the waitinglist, feel free to email Lauren, lrosen @ wisc.edu


274 Van Hise Hall, UW-Madison
Friday, August 23

Join us for a full day focusing on technologies that foster 21st Century Skills for today's language learners. Students today are always connected. They regularly communicate, collaborate, problem solve, create, innovate... all using a variety of technologies. We'll look at opportunities to engage students' technology savvy to demonstrate their communicative competence. Our emphasis will be on media rich collaborative work both asynchronously and synchronously, and the incorporation of mobile technology. We will look at technology integration through the lens of how students can communicate, collaborate and build community both in and outside the walls of the classroom.

Participants will work hands-on with mobile devices, participate in activities as they would have their students do, and then have some time to reflect on this experience and how they might integrate it into their own language courses.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own mobile devices if available. We will also have a class set of iPads available to use.

Bring headset/earbuds or some sort of listening device. The lab we are using no long has headsets. A headset with a mic is also helpful but not required as the laptops do offer a built-in mic. USB as well as regular headphone min jack (like what plugs into an iPod/mp3 player) is available.

Registration Information:

Workshop Fees:

CLP instructors & facilitators: free of charge. Please make your own hotel reservations and save receipts for reimbursement.
All other UW Attendees: $50 Fees include workshop materials, continental breakfast and lunch on Friday.

Registration is closed.

If you would like to be placed on the waitinglist, feel free to email Lauren, lrosen @ wisc.edu


Parking

Parking is available on a first come first serve basis in Lots 17, 20, and 80 are the closest.
Cost: $12/day
(CLP instructors, save parking receipt for TER reimbursement.)

Lot 20 is located off of University Ave. between Charter St. and Henry Mall. This lot does typically fill up so it is recommended to arrive early. Lot 17 is located off of Engineering Dr. tucked in between the engineering buildings. This has the most spaces available. Lot 80 is the underground garage for Union South off of Dayton St. UW Parking map. Lauren's abbreviated map focusing in on the lots nearest the workshop may also be downloaded. Lauren's Map

You may also pre-order parking permits but the lots are much farther away. Plan a 15-20min walk from parking to Van Hise or take the campus bus. If planning to take the campus bus, request schedule information when ordering permit. Campus bus routes are free.

Tentative Workshop Agenda:

Thursday Aug. 22, 2013

1am - 5pm

CLP Instructors Only

Addressing issues of assessment, mobile use in an ITV environment, and activity sharing. This is an opportunity for our UW CLP distance learning instructors to share what works and provide innovative techniques and supportive approaches to language learning in an ITV environment.

Friday Aug. 23, 2013
8:45 Continental Breakfast & Registration
9:00-12

Go Mobile! Engaging World Language Learners Anytime Anywhere
Presenters:
Lauren Rosen, Director UW System Collaborative Language Program

Jeremy Wildenberg, Arabic Instructor, UW-Green Bay

Whether it's a class set of iPads or using students' own smart phones, in this session we will take a look at a number of mobile options your students have at their fingertips. We will be using free and inexpensive apps for students to participate in polls, create digital stories, and practice the target langauge both inside and outside of the classroom walls. Some of these activities will be collaborative in nature and be prepared to step outside of the walls of our own workshop to participate as your students would in a similar activity.

12-1 Lunch
1:00-3:30

21st Century Skills and Collaboration in a Mobile World
Presenters:
Lauren Rosen, Director UW System Collaborative Language Program
Jeremy Wildenberg, Arabic Instructor, UW-Green Bay

Moving beyond isolated activities we will take a closer look at the World Languages 21st Century Skills map and begin development of performance tasks that will target a few different areas:

  1. 1 of the Communication Modes (Interpersonal, Interpretive, Presentationa)
  2. One or two of the World Languages 21st Century Skills
  3. Ways for students to work collaboratively in both synchronous and asynchronous environments from wherever they are.

Participants will have the opportunity to adapt tasks for their environment albeit distance, blended, traditional, synchronous or asynchronous...

Accomodations:

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Doubletree Hotel
525 W Johnson St.
Madison, WI

Single/Double Room: $70
(Rooms in block under Group Code: CLP.
Must reserve by Aug. 3, 2012 to guarantee state rate.)

TO MAKE GROUP RESERVATIONS ONLINE:

  1. Visit our Doubletree Madison group reservations page
  2. Enter dates of stay
    1. Note: CLP instructors will be reimbursed for only 1 night. Save receipt to include with TER (If you have questions contact CLP Director)

TO MAKE GROUP RESERVATIONS VIA PHONE:

  1. Call 1-800-222-8733
  2. Give agent dates of stay and group code - CLP

OR

  1. Call 608-251-5511
  2. Give agent dates of stay and group code - CLP

Questions? Comments?
Contact: Lauren Rosen
CLP Director
lrosen@wisc.edu
608-262-4066

Previous CLP Worshops:

2011: Leveraging Social Media to Spark Learning

2010: Authenticity & Media

2009: Emerging Technologies & Language Learning

2007: Interact & Engage


The University of Wisconsin System Collaborative Language Program (CLP) is a grant funded project focused on providing critical language instruction to UW institutions currently unable to support these offerings. All courses are taught using two-way interactive video technologies.