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The Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning and the Texas Language Center present:

Language Learning 2.0: Emerging Technology


Friday, June 24 - GSB 2.124, McCombs School of Business

2:00 - 2:30

Welcome and Introductions

Dr. Esther Raizen, Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies
Dr. Thomas Garza, Director of the Texas Language Center and Associate Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies

2:30 - 3:30


“Outside the Box: Rethinking Language Learning in the 21st Century”

Dr. Sue Otto

Director of the Language Media Center, The University of Iowa

3:30 - 3:45

Coffee Break

3:45 - 4:45

Session II:

“Beyond Cool: Sustainable Technology in World Language Classrooms”

Tyler Gill, M.Ed

Spanish Instructor and Campus Advisory Council Faculty Chair, Bowie High School, Austin Independent School District

Saturday, June 25 - GSB 2.124, McCombs School of Business


Session I:

"Language Learning 2.0: Creating Immersive Learning Environments for 21st Century Learners"

Dr. James Chan

Director of the Center for Language Technology and Instructional Enrichment (CeLTIE), Indiana University - Bloomington

11:30 - 12:30

Session II:

"Fences and Fatalism: Teaching Critical Languages and Cultures in a Connected Age"

Dr. Pete Smith

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, The Unievrsity of Texas - Arlington

12:30 - 2:00

Lunch provided for registered participants in the Atrium

2:00 - 3:30

Follow Up Workshop with Presenters

**Please note different room: CBA 3.304**

Participants may join one or more of the group demonstrations / discussions led by symposium presenters.

3:30 - 4:00

Coffee Reception and Networking

To download this agenda, please click here.

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