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Thomas J. Garza, Director 201 W 21st St, B7800 • HRH 4.196 78712-1053 • 512-471-6574

Lectures and Workshops

Preaching Beyond the Choir: Talking about language learning outside of the language teaching community

September 17, 2014 | Dr. Elaine Horwitz Video

Culture Awareness and Language Proficiency through Movie Trailers in the Beginner Classroom

April 16, 2014 | Emilie Destruel Johnson and Céline Gaillard Video

How Far Can Autonomy Go? Implementing Learning Stations in Language Classrooms

February 19, 2014 | David Huenlich Video, Presentation 

TexFLEC 2014 Keynote: Proficiency vs. Fluency

February 14, 2014 | Tom Garza Video

Text, Teacher, Tech: Creating Hybrid /Blended Language Classes at UT

February 1, 2014 | Marina Potoplyak Video, Marina Potoplyak Video 2, Presentation, Blake Atwood VideoNancy Guilloteau Video 

Enhancing Foreign Language Learning with Internet Activities: Intermediate French Cultural Materials 

January 22, 2014 | Video, Presentation 

Voices from Turkey: Developing Novice Level Students' Communicative and Cultural Proficiency 

November 13, 2013 | Video, Language Matters InformationAlphabet Slides, Exercise Sample

Creating Innovative Activities that Targest Heritage Spanish Learners' Needs

October 16, 2013 | Video, Presentation Part 1, Presentation Part 2

Blogs, and Chat, and Tweets, Oh My!

September 25, 2013 | Video, Orlando Kelm's Presentation Part 1, Orlando Kelm's Presentation Part 2Min Jung Jee's Presentation Part 1Min Jung Jee's Presentation Part 2Min Jung Jee's Presentation Part 3Min Jung Jee's Presentation Part 4Tom Garza's Presentation Part 1, Tom Garza's Presentation Part 2

Language Matters Series: ITAL Videos in Second-Year Intensive Italian

September 18, 2013 | Video

Culture Shock: Developing Authentic Materials for Increasing Foreign Language Proficiency

August 24, 2013 | Video, Ital Videos, Workshop Flier (Ital Videos), Culture Shock, Culture Through Television, Types of Activities Handout, Literature as Cultural Mediator, Creative Writing Handout

Even Better Than the Real Thing: Using Simulated OPIs for In-class Assessment 

July 18, 2013 | Video 1, Video 2

Language Matters Series: Tongue twisters: An Effective Strategy for Teaching Yoruba with an Open Access text

April 17, 2013 | Video

Portfolio Workshop 2013: Binders of ... : Creating and Assessing Portfolios for Language and Culture

March 30, 2013 | Video

Language Matters Series: Bilingualism and Biculturalism in the Spanish Foreign Language Classroom with Josh Frank, Jesse Abing, and Lydia Huerta

March 20, 2013 | Video | PPT1 | PPT2 | PPT3

Explore UT: Going Global - What can you do with a foreign language major? with Thomas J. Garza and guest speakers

March 2, 2013 | Video

Language Matters Series: Social Discourse Aboard the Hindi Urdu Flagship by Rupert Snell

January 23, 2013 | Video

Language Matters Series: ClicaBrasil: Using Technology to Teach Language and Culture in the Classroom by Vivian Flanzer

November 14, 2012

OpenLanguage Presentation with Hank Horkoff and Jenny Zhu

October 29, 2012 | Video

Language Matters Series: Learner's Perceptions of Characteristics of Effective Language Teachers by Dr. Azza Ahmad

October 17, 2012 | PDF

LEARN Conference: Technology in the Hebrew Classroom: Old Concepts and New Directions by Dr. Esther Raizen

September 27, 2012 | Video

LEARN Conference: Videos Filmed by COERLL

September 27, 2012 | Video

LEARN Conference: You Just Don't Get It! by Dr. Thomas J. Garza

September 27, 2012 | Video

LEARN Conference: Conversa Brasileira by Dr. Orlando R. Kelm

September 26, 2012 | Video

LEARN Conference: Time, Tasks, and Technology by Dr. Thomas J. Garza

September 25, 2012 | Video

Language Matters Series: Put a Ring on It by Dr. Melissa Skidmore

September 19, 2012 | Video | PPT

Literacy Session for GER 612 by Dr. Per Urlaub

September 12, 2012 | Video

The Power of Openness: Improving Foreign Language Learning Through Open Education

August 9 and 10, 2012 | Video

Chinese Langauge Workshop - The Yin and Yang of Learning: Chinese In and Out of the Classroom 

July 21, 2012 | Video

Texas Spanish in Texas Schools: Do you speak your students' language?

June 23, 2012 | Video

Beyond the OPI: Making Oral Assessment Relevant 

March 31, 2012 | Conference Resource Page

Dr. Marina Potoplyak
Bringing Language Alive: Advancement of Foreign Language Instruction Through Literature and Culture

Wed. March 21, 2012 | Video | PowerPoint I | PowerPoint II | Handout

Welcome to the Classroom of Tomorrow: Forging the Future of Foreign Language Education
Thirteenth Annual Texas Foreign Language Education Conference (TexFlec)

February 24th & 25th, 2012 | Conference Resource Page

Dr. Vincent Vanderheijden
Advancing Dutch through Intensive Instruction: Planning for Success with Backward Design and Social Media

Wed. February 15, 2012 | VideoPowerPointHandout |

Dr. Vera Dugartsyrenova
Enhancing Oral and Written Interaction in an Online English Language Course

Wed. January 25, 2012 | Video | PowerPoint

2012 Lecture and Workshop Resources

2011 Lecture and Workshop Resources

2010 Lecture and Workshop Resources

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