Spring 2019 ILETC Events

We are pleased to offer the following events in Spring 2019:


Podcast Projects for Heritage Language Learners
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April 12, 2019
Room 9204
The Graduate Center
11:00am – 1:00pm

This presentation explains how podcasting can be used in heritage language classes as a pedagogical tool for developing creativity and socially-engaged writing, interviewing, and listening skills.

When Heritage and Second Language Learners Come Together
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February 15, 2019
Room 9206
The Graduate Center
10:30am – 12:30pm

Maria Carreira of California State University, Long Beach, presents some foundational principles behind teaching language classes with both second language learners (L2 learners) and HL learners in the same classroom. Applies to all languages.


Educating toward Advanced Performance Levels: Theoretical, Curricular, and Developmental Considerations
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April 29, 2019
Room TBA
The Graduate Center
10:00am – 1:00pm

Registration required: http://tiny.cc/1eiu3y

In this workshop, we will consider how to enhance L2 instructed learners’ ability to attain advanced levels of ability through educational action.


Linguistic Diversity in Higher Education Symposium
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May 2, 2019
Room 9204/9205
The Graduate Center

9:00am – 6:00pm

The symposium is free, however registration is required for lunch. The deadline for registration is April 26th. We will not be able to provide lunch for those who do not register or those who register after April 26thPlease visit the event page to register.

The symposium is an opportunity for scholars, practitioners, administrators, and students to engage in conversations about the ways in which multilingualism shapes access to higher education and to start collaborative projects such as scholarly publications, teaching materials, and educational programs. Students are particularly welcome.

For more information on any ILETC event, email ILETC@gc.cuny.edu or call 212-817-2083.

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