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Friday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 205, JW Marriott

Communities of Learning in Second Language Acquisition: An Exploration of Alternative Pedagogies

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Program arranged by the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages. Presiding: Elise C. Leahy, Southern Utah Univ.; June Miyasaki, Los Angeles Valley Coll., CA

Speakers: Annie Abbott, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Lucile Duperron, Dickinson Coll.; Victor Fusilero, Los Angeles Valley Coll., CA; Adi Raz, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Heidi Soneson, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Elizabeth Dolly A. Weber, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

Foreign language departments have become increasingly innovative in teaching language, writing, and culture. Panelists explore alternative pedagogies in second language acquisition that are revitalizing foreign language departments, among them virtual travel, experiential and community-service learning, creative uses of wikis and blogs, and new initiatives in study-abroad environments.

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