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1. 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....

2. Assessing growth of cultural understanding in the Chinese language classroom Assessing growth of cultural understanding in the Chinese language classroom Multicultural education -- Study and teaching; Cultural awareness -- Study and teaching; Language and languages -- Study and teaching; Chinese language -- Study and teaching; Based on analysis of essays and surveys from Chinese I, Chinese II and Chinese III students studying at Bolles, a private college preparatory school in Jacksonville, Florida, this study attempts to assess...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. Using literacy work stations to enhance arabic reading comprehension, for elementary students Using literacy work stations to enhance arabic reading comprehension, for elementary students Arabic language; Language learning and language teaching; Arabic language -- Study and teaching; Education, Elementary; Second language acquisition My Arabic class is a diverse group of second graders in a private school in Columbia, Missouri. Thinking that Arabic is too difficult to learn, parents of some of my students give higher priority to reading...

11. Integrating dialects into the modern standard Arabic high school classroom Integrating dialects into the modern standard Arabic high school classroom Arabic language; Language learning and language teaching; Foreign language instruction; Arabic language -- Dialects -- Study and teaching; Arabic language -- Study and teaching; Education, Secondary This research explores ways in which spoken Arabic, or dialect, can be integrated into high school classrooms alongside the literary form, Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). Both forms are vital for authentic...

12. Unmonitored L2 use : increasing student willingness to communicate in the classroom Unmonitored L2 use : increasing student willingness to communicate in the classroom Communication in foreign language education; Language and languages -- Study and teaching; Education, Secondary; Language learning and language teaching; One of the main goals of any world language teacher is to find ways to increase the amount students use the language that they are learning. Many teachers and researchers have found strategies to increase...

13. 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...

14. 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:...

15. Facebook interactions and writing skills of Spanish language students Facebook interactions and writing skills of Spanish language students Facebook (Electronic resource); Spanish language; Spanish language -- Writing; Language learning and language teaching; Foreign language instruction; Spanish language -- Composition and exercises; Internet in education; College students -- Social networks; Spanish language -- Study and teaching Facebook is an online social-networking site used by many high school and college students today in their personal lives. This thesis reports on an exploratory study which investigated the possible increase...

16. Relationship building, language acquisition, and anxiety in the world language classroom: utilizing the Relationship building, language acquisition, and anxiety in the world language classroom: utilizing the family model Foreign language instruction; Speech anxiety; Language learning and language teaching; Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Social aspects; Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Psychological aspects; Second language acquisition; German language -- Study and teaching -- Psychological aspects This study describes a test of instructional strategies used to increase student relationships in the world language classroom, decrease communication apprehension and foreign language classroom anxiety,...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. A taste of cultures in a junior-high world language classroom: The necessary task of integrating intercultural A taste of cultures in a junior-high world language classroom: The necessary task of integrating intercultural competence and language for adolescents Intercultural communication; Intercultural communication -- Study and teaching; Pedagogy, education and praxis; Language and languages -- Study and teaching; Multicultural education Our world is ever-changing and therefore the need for intercultural competence, or effective cross-cultural communication, is increasing. Although world language teachers agree that teaching culture is...

20. 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,...
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