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2014 Summer Institute Schedule

Summer Institutes for Language Teachers

The CARLA summer institutes listed below are primarily targeted at K-12 and post-secondary foreign language and ESL teachers. They are not designed to meet the unique needs of immersion teachers. Please see the separate section below for immersion.

        July 7-Aug 10, 2014


Using the Web
for Communicative Language Learning
– Full
   This course is a 5-week ONLINE ONLY institute
" " Get on the Wait List " " 5 weeks - online only

        July 14–18, 2014


Using Technology
in Second Language Teaching
" " Register Now! " " Jones 35
" "
Second Language Acquisition Basics
for Teachers
" " Register Now! " " YMCA 3rd Floor
1801 Univ Ave SE
" "
Improving Language Learning:
Styles- and Strategies-Based Instruction
" " Register Now! " " Nolte 140

        July 21-25, 2014


Content-Based Language Instruction
and Curriculum Development
" " Register Now! " " Nolte 140
" "
Culture as the Core
in the Second Language Classroom

" " Register Now! " " YMCA 3rd Floor
1801 Univ Ave SE

        July 28-Aug 1, 2014


Developing Assessments
for the Second Language Classroom
– Full
" " Get on the Wait List " " Nolte 140
" "
Language and Culture in Sync:
Teaching the Pragmatics of a Second Language
" " Register Now! " " YMCA 3rd Floor
1801 Univ Ave SE
" "
Developing Materials
for Language Teaching
" " Register Now! " " Room 101, University International Center


Summer Institutes for Immersion Teachers

The immersion institutes are unique in that they are specifically designed for one-way (foreign language) and two-way immersion educators who teach subject matter through the target language for 50-100% of the school day and promote continued development of English (amount of instructional time in English varies by grade level).

        July 21–25, 2014


Immersion 101: An Introduction to Immersion Teaching for Chinese and Japanese " " Register Now! " " McNamara
Maroon & Gold Room

        July 28-Aug 1, 2014


Immersion 101: An Introduction to Immersion Teaching – Full

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Wait list Full



" " McNamara
Maroon & Gold Room




Articulation of Language Instruction
Assessment of Second Language
Content-Based Language Instruction
Culture and Language Learning
Immersion Education
Learner Language
Less Commonly Taught Languages
Maximizing Study Abroad
Pragmatics/Speech Acts
Strategies for Language Learning
Technology and Language Learning

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