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1. The impact of short, authentic film on students' cultural competence: implications for educators and The impact of short, authentic film on students’ cultural competence: implications for educators and publishers Over the past decade, world language publishers have increasingly integrated authentic, short film into their learning materials and marketed this type of medium as an excellent method for teaching the...

2. Netvibes in the AP Spanish classroom: using dashboard technologies to maintain life-long language learning Netvibes in the AP Spanish classroom: using dashboard technologies to maintain life-long language learning As 21st century students leave high school classrooms and step out into the world, they will not only be expected to have an advanced technology skill set, they will also be interwoven into a very diverse...

3. Audio activities in the Spanish classroom: a look at students' perceptions
 Audio activities in the Spanish classroom: a look at students' perceptions The purpose of this paper is to see what effects using technology, specifically podcasts, other listening activities, and student recordings in the TL, have on students’ perceptions in their abilities...

4. Implications of using VoiceThread in secondary language learning Implications of using VoiceThread in secondary language learning This study sets out to test assumptions about how Digital Natives perceive technology in learning and investigates how the technology of the Web 2.0 tool VoiceThread serves to enhance communication and...

5. Benefits of utilizing Chinese native peer mentors in a high school Mandarin Chinese language program Benefits of utilizing Chinese native peer mentors in a high school Mandarin Chinese language program At a high school in a metropolitan area of Minnesota with a large international student population, Chinese native international students are paired with Mandarin Chinese language learners in a language...

6. Students' reactions to using a wiki to collaborate and enhance Spanish writing skills
 Students' reactions to using a wiki to collaborate and enhance Spanish writing skills Spanish language--Study and teaching (Secondary); Spanish language--Computer-assisted instruction--Case studies Although this study began with the intent to have my students collaborate with high school students in Mexico, it evolved into a self-study about how to improve my teaching practices in my Spanish 1 classes....

7. Grapevinetalk.com: taking oral communication outside the middle school Spanish classroom Grapevinetalk.com: taking oral communication outside the middle school Spanish classroom Spanish language--Study and teaching (Middle school); Spanish language--Computer-assisted instruction--Case studies. The purpose of this study is to determine the effects that www.grapevinetalk.com has in motivating middle school students to use Spanish to communicate orally with others outside the classroom setting,...

8. Grading for learning in the middle school world language classroom : implications and students' reactions Grading for learning in the middle school world language classroom : implications and students' reactions to a grading system based on assessing the three modes of communication Students--Rating of; Language and languages--Study and teaching (Middle school); German language--Study and teaching (Middle school) In recent years, assessment and grading have been at the forefront of education reform as part of an effort to increase student learning and achievement. In spite of this, little research has been done...

9. Experiencing content-based-instruction as an adult learner Experiencing content-based-instruction as an adult learner Language and languages -- Study and teaching; Language learning and language teaching; Adult education; Community education; Norwegian language -- Study and teaching; Language arts -- Correlation with content subjects Content-based instruction (CBI) has gained popularity in the arena of second language acquisition for its practicality and effectiveness in teaching content and language simultaneously. Research has shown...

10. iSpanish: High school students' perceptions and reactions to language learning through iPads iSpanish: High school students’ perceptions and reactions to language learning through iPads iPad (Computer); Education, Secondary; Language and languages -- Study and teaching; Language learning and language teaching; Spanish language -- Computer-assisted instruction -- Case studies As mobile technology devices, such as the iPad, appear in the foreign language classroom, it is natural that educators look for the best practices and procedures of implementing this technology. However,...

11. American high school students' perceptions of learning a foreign lanaguage and the lasting benefits over American high school students' perceptions of learning a foreign lanaguage and the lasting benefits over a decade Education, Secondary; German language -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States; The intent of this paper is to analyze the perceptions of former German high school students regarding second language education in an American school setting. The following questions guided the study:...

12. Communication between Educational Leaders and Foreign Language Teachers in an International Baccalaureate Communication between Educational Leaders and Foreign Language Teachers in an International Baccalaureate School Organizations; Schools; School superintendents; Teachers; Communication; This thesis, unprecedented by the choice of its topic and setting, examines the organization of communication both as a structure and content between school leaders and foreign language teachers in an...

13. Service, social justice, and change: a study of high school service-learning programs abroad Service, social justice, and change: a study of high school service-learning programs abroad Foreign study; Student service; Social service; Volunartism; Service learning -- Rwanda; Service learning -- Guatemala; High school students -- Travel This study investigates the impact of service-learning abroad for high school students. The student research participants traveled to Rwanda or Guatemala in 2009 on trips sponsored by their schools. During...

14. Blogging in French: reading and writing beyond the middle school classroom Blogging in French: reading and writing beyond the middle school classroom French language--Study and teaching (Middle school); French language--Computer-assisted instruction--Case studies Web 2.0 technologies are continually emerging and they are being utilized more frequently in the classroom. Namely blogs have become popular choices for educators searching for a way to maximize learning...

15. LinguaFolio Online: through the eyes of a middle school student LinguaFolio Online: through the eyes of a middle school student Education -- Evaluation; Foreign language instruction; Language learning and language teaching; French language -- Study and teaching Middle school; French language -- Computer-assisted instruction -- Case studies LinguaFolio Online is an online portfolio assessment first piloted in 2008. It is a holistic portfolio approach of formative assessment aligned with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages...

16. Reading through the eyes of Latino high school students: a descriptive study Reading through the eyes of Latino high school students: a descriptive study Language learning and language teaching; English language -- Study and teaching -- Spanish speakers; English language -- Study and teaching -- United States; Hispanic Americans -- Education; Reading; Literacy; English language learners have the potential advantage of growing up to be bilingual adults with valuable career skills, but too often they do not experience academic success and choose to drop out of...

17. K-12 German classrooms with a Radtour, a Neptunfest, and a Betreuer in einer Kiste: Waldsee adaptations K-12 German classrooms with a Radtour, a Neptunfest, and a Betreuer in einer Kiste: Waldsee adaptations and uses in the classroom Concordia Language Villages has been teaching fifteen languages, including German, to people for over fifty years, starting at Waldsee, the German Language Village in Bemidji, Minnesota. The teachers at...
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