Preliminary Program 2003

 

 

Friday, March 7, 2003

 

8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.  Section 1

 

 

The Enigma of Cajun French

Kristin Bredahl, Rock Bridge, Columbia, MO

Content: Culture, Research

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Culture Each Day the Integrated Way!

Teresa Carrera-Hanley, McDougal Littell, Chestnut Hill, MA

Content: Methods/Techniques, Curriculum

Audience: Jr. High / Middle School, Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

How to Have Kids on the Way to Being Bilingual by Middle School

Javier Castro, REI America Inc., Miami, FL

Content: Elementary Programs

Audience: Elementary

Language Focus: Spanish

 

Devoir d’écriture créatrice

Laurent Déchery, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN

Content: Literature

Audience: Postsecondary

Language Focus: French

 

Traditional Hispanic Music as a Classroom Teaching Tool

Hilda Luisa Díaz-Perera and Nelson J. Zuleta, Grupo CAÑAVERAL, Naples, FL

Content: culture

Audience: general

Language Focus: Spanish

 

Cultural Practical Approaches to Teaching Translation in the Business Foreign Language Class

Dorian J. Dorado, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Beyond the Communicative Approach: Introducing an Intercultural Approach to Language Learning

Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: Postsecondary

Language Focus: General

 

Supplemental Instruction in Introductory Spanish

Taryn Ferch and Barbara Hassel, Thiel College, Greenville, PA

Content: Other

Audience: Postsecondary

Language Focus: General

 

Federico García Lorca

José Garzón, Culver Military Academy and Culver Girls Academy, IN

Content: Literature

Audience: Secondary/Postsecondary

Language Focus: Spanish

 

Best of Nebraska: Let's Combine Spanish and Sign

Julie Jahde, Westside District 66, Omaha, NE; Melanie McQueen, Griswold Community School, IA

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Ritmo y rima, mano a mano

Betty Lotterman, Mounds View HS, Arden Hills, MN

Content: Literature

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: Spanish

 

Diving into Upper Levels: Six Projects for Advanced Classes

Laura Nork, Avondale HS, Auburn Hills, MI

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

Providing Opportunities for Learners' Output in the Foreign Language Classroom

Rabia Redouane, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: Postsecondary

Language Focus: General

 

 

 

Motivate Students to Read with People en Español

Marcy Rodgers, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, Columbus, OH

Content: Materials, Reading Instruction

Audience: Jr. High/Middle/Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

 

Cinéma français et cinéma africain

Martine Sauret and Allen Smith, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; Cynthia Running-Johnson, Western Michigan University,  Kalamazoo

Content: Other

Audience: Secondary/Postsecondary

Language Focus: French and African Dialects

 

A Look at Teaching Foreign Language to Speakers of Non-Standard English

Holly Walker-Coté, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Content: Research

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

A Needs Analysis for Less Commonly Taught Language Classes

Youngjoo Yi, The Ohio State University, Columbus 

Content: Curriculum

Audience: Postsecondary

Language Focus: LCTLs

 

 

11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.  Section 2

 

 

Using Nonlinguistic Representations to Improve Student Learning

Stephen Brock, Omaha Public Schools, NE

Content: Curriculum

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

How to Integrate Fun Activities into Distance Learning, Web Courses and Interactive Televison?

Madeline M. Carmack, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, AR; Ana María Romo, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

 

 

Relative Difficulty of Two Types of False Cognates

Diana Frantzen, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Content: Research

Audience: General

Language Focus: Spanish

 

Classroom Interaction and NNS Conversation

Carolyn Gascoigne, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Recruiting New Members and Keeping Them. Are There Any Answers?

Kyle Gorden, Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers (WAFLT), Elkhorn; Eddie Lowry, WAFLT Past President; Jim Oakley, WAFLT President

Content: Other

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Using Authentic Materials to Teach Tolerance in the French and German Classroom

Richard Kalfus, St. Louis Community College, Kirkwood, MO; Eileen Angelini, Philadelphia University, PA

Content: Culture

Audience: Secondary, Postsecondary

Language Focus: French, German

 

Immersion Lock-In for Students

Kimberly Lackey and Jennifer Highfill, Eureka HS, MO

Content: Other

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

España: crisol de culturas, mosaico de tradiciones

Marta María Luisa Morán Fernández, Embassy of Spain, Washington, DC

Content: Culture

Audience: General

Language Focus: Spanish

 

Global Service: How to Help Your Students Help the World Community

Marianne Rubin, CIEE: Council Exchanges, Evanston, IL

Content: Other: Service

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

 

 

Best of Kentucky: Der Teufel im Klassenzimmer

Thomas Sauer, KET Distance Learning, Lexington, KY

Content: Culture

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Thumb Print Books

Duronda Schlue, Belle Plaine Community Schools, IA

Content: Assessment

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

That's Kids' Stuff--and It Works in High School and Beyond

Mary Sosnowski, Sosnowski Books, Wayland, MA 

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: Jr. High/Middle/Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

Incorporating Intercultural Learning into the Foreign Language Classroom

Barbara Telser-Gadow, Erin Betlock, Angela Dugan, and Jessica Beeler, AFS Intercultural Programs, Saint Paul, MN

Content: Culture

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Get Connected! Working the Standards

Majoice Thomas, North Little Rock HS, AR

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Getting Started with a Large Screen (LCD) Projector

Joanne Tracy, Thomas Jefferson HS, Bloomington, MN

Content: Technology

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

PowerPoint for French

Bryan Watkins, Harry A. Burke HS, Omaha, NE

Content: Technology

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: French

 

 

 

 

Attitudes of Korean EFL Learners Towards Varieties of English

Hyunsook Yoon, The Ohio State University, Columbus

Content: Policy/Issues

Audience: Postsecondary

Language Focus: Korean

 

 

2:15p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Section 3

 

 

Bailamos Juntos

Kerisa Chung Baedke, Valley Southwoods Freshman HS, West Des Moines, IA; Ruben Paulino Ayala-Brener, Macalaster College, Saint Paul, MN;  Lisa Leventhal, Sobotka Valley Southwoods Freshman HS, Des Moines, IA; Jeanne Psket, Hartland HS, WI

Content: Culture

Audience: General

Language Focus: Spanish

 

Integración del componente cultural en los manuales para la enseñanza de E/LE

Carlos Barroso and Mario de Antonio Franck, Editorial Edelsa, Madrid, Spain

Content: Materials

Audience: General

Language Focus: Spanish

 

La francophonie: Culture in Context

Priscilla Blanton and Thoma Bastin, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Austin, TX

Content: Culture

Audience: Jr. High/Middle/Secondary

Language Focus: French

 

Cuba: A Bittersweet Tale

Michael Hauber, Akron Public Schools, OH

Content: Culture, Policy/Issues

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

You Found It--Now What? Designing, Implementing and Evaluating a Web Search

Channing Horner, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville

Content: Technology

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

 

 

 

 

How to Demystify a Language Before You Teach It!

Arlene Jullie, International Language Services, Inc., Eden Prairie, MN

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Learning Scenarios: Project Descriptions, Lesson Plans and Assessment Rubrics

Anne Nerenz, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti; Emily Spinelli, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Content: Assessment

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

What's New? The Latest Tech Innovations!

Pamela Pate and Virginia Ballato, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Austin, TX

Content: Technology

Audience: Jr. High/Middle/Secondary

Language Focus: French, German, Spanish

 

Alternative Delivery Systems for Foreign Language Acquisition

Carolyn S. Plants, Independent Study High School, University of Nebraska--Lincoln

Content: Methods/Techniques, Technology

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

Best of Ohio: Am Stram Gram…What a Teacher I Am!

Davara Potel, Solon HS, OH; Hélène Sanko, John Carroll University, University Heights, OH

Content: Materials

Audience: Jr. High/Middle/Secondary

Language Focus: French

 

REACH  for the Future

Lynn Sandstedt, National Foreign Language Center, Washington, DC

Content: Technology, Methods, Materials

Audience: Secondary/Postsecondary

Language Focus: General

 

The French Connection: Using TV5 in French Classes at All Levels

Deb Sullivan-Trainor, Bethel College, Saint Paul, MN

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: General

Language Focus: French

 

 

 

 

New Approaches to Learning German Language and Culture: "Die Deutschstunde"

Eleonore Sylla, Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes Washington, Washington, DC; Keith Cothrun, Las Cruzes HS, NM; Renate Saggau, German Language Consultant, Houston, TX

Content: Technology/culutre/materials

Audience: General

Language Focus: German

 

Helping Students Show Their Stuff: Building Successful Performance-Based Tasks

Cathy Wilson, Prentice Hall School, Glenview, IL

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: Jr. High/Middle/Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

 

4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.  Section 4

 

 

Let's Draw: A Potpourri of Communicative Drawing Activities

Patricia Carlin, University of Central Arkansas, Conway

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

The Brain-Compatible Language Classroom

Gayle A. Carlson, Eagan HS, MN

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Twin Challenges: Identified and Unidentified Learning Disabled Students in the Language Classroom

Glynis Cowell, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Joan Turner, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: Postsecondary

Language Focus: General

 

Turn Travel Pictures into a CD-ROM

Patricia Deckas Becerra, Armstrong HS, Plymouth, MN

Content: Technology

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

 

 

 

Recetas mexicanas para La Cuaresma

Laura Patricia Garza, Axis Consultores Asociados, S.C., San Pedro Garza García, N. L., Mexico

Content: Culture

Audience: General

Language Focus: Spanish

 

World of Art - World of Activities

Carley Goodkind and Marguerite Conrad, Bradford HS, Kenosha, WI

Content: Interdisciplinary

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

Best of Minnesota: Chile en Poesía

Lisa Hartman Andrea Schueler, Stillwater Area HS, Stillwater, MN

Content: Methods/Techniques, Literature

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: Spanish

 

A Critical Framework for Studying Culture and Current Events

Melissa Kentner, The Ohio State University, Columbus

Content: Culture

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Beyond the Basics: A Study to Determine Why Students Pursue Advanced Spanish Courses

Susan McMillen Villar, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; Fran Meuser, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

Content: Research

Audience: General

Language Focus: Spanish

 

Du Côté du Périgord Vert

Pary Pezechkian, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN; Lewis Weinberg, Carleton College, Northfield, MN

Content: Culture

Audience: Postsecondary

Language Focus: General

 

¡Viva la Cultura! Using Virtual Tours--Bringing Culture into the Classroom

Renee Rehfeldt, Lafayette HS, Wildwood, MO

Content: Culture

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

 

Take a Break From Your Textbook

Regina Schantz, WACO HS, Wayland, IA

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Ensuring a Successful Spanish Immersion Program in Mexico

Marcia Snell and César Gallardo Cuauhnáhuac, Morelos, Mexico

Content: Other

Audience: General

Language Focus: Spanish

 

What Teachers Should Know to Integrate Technology in the Foreign Language Classroom

Marcela van Olphen, University of Wyoming, Laramie

Content: Technology

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

Re-evaluating the Purpose of Authentic Materials in a Foreign Language Classroom

Hyunsook Yoon, The Ohio State University, Columbus

Content: Materials

Audience: Postsecondary

Language Focus: General

 

 

5:00 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.  Section 5

 

 

Tell Me More PRO

Keith Ambrose and Chrisophe Pralong, Auralog Inc., Tempe, AZ

Content: Technology

Audience: Postsecondary

Language Focus: General

 

Creating Learning Opportunities for Every Student

Patty Bohannan, McDougal Littel, Bartlesville, OK

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

Techniques for Teaching the Past Tense

Kathryn Bulver, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: Secondary/Postsecondary

Language Focus: General

 

Strategies for Adapting TPRS to the College Curriculum

Roy Day, St. Louis Community College-Meramec, MO

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: Postsecondary

Language Focus: French

 

Guide French Students as They Surf the Net

Patricia Deckas Becerra, Armstrong HS, Plymouth, MN

Content: Technology

Audience: General

Language Focus: French

 

Dos ciudades, dos arquitectos, dos museos

Paul Hoff, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Content: Culture

Audience: General

Language Focus: Spanish

 

Best of Arkansas  : Bring Me Your Trash

Mary Celia Johnson, Pulaski Heights MS, Little Rock, AR

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: Jr. High / Middle School, Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

Building the Boat While Going Down the River: How Technology Can Facilitate Change in the Foreign Language Teacher's Professional Practice

Cindy Kendall, Michigan State University, East Lansing; Cherice Montomery, Southeast HS.Witchita, KS

Content: Technology

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Foreign Language Teachers' Concepts of Culture and the Classroom

Francine M. V. Klein, Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, Minneapolis, MN

Content: Culture

Audience: Secondary

Language Focus: General

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Challenges and Opportunities for a Modern Languages Program at a Regional University: A "Qualified" Success Story

Linda Pickle, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green

Content: Other

Audience: Postsecondary

Language Focus: General

 

Teach Our Students and Teach Our Teachers, Too: A Fulbright Experience in

Mexico

Georgia Janavara Sarroub, Northeast HS, Lincoln, NE

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: General

Language Focus: General

 

Autobiographical Accounts as Reading Acitivities in Spanish

Esther Sehnalek, St. Bernadette School, Orchard Park, NY; Mark K. Warford, Buffalo State College (SUNY)

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: Secondary/Postsecondary

Language Focus: Spanish

 

Elementary Spanish Activities that Work! Guaranteed!

Marie Trayer, Rosa Garcia Masso, and Marlene Knobbe, IN-VISION, Omaha, NE

Content: Methods/Techniques

Audience: Elementary

Language Focus: General