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Teaching Texts: Pedagogical Stylistics in the Language Classroom
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These are the materials from the workshop offered by CERCLL in the summer of 2010 that focused on how concepts and methods from stylistics can enrich the teaching of texts in the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels of foreign language study. Stylistic analysis concerns how various linguistic choices affect interpretation and thus, as a pedagogical approach, can help students to move from working with language on the sentence level to dealing with longer, more complex stretches of discourse and to encourage their awareness of the intersections between language and culture. The materials, in addition to covering some basic concepts about stylistics, introduce some sample classroom activities.

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Developing Intercultural Competence in the Foreign Language Class: Why and How?
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These are the materials from the workshop offered by CERCLL in the summer of 2010 that focused on the National Endowment of the Humanities funded Cultura project, a web-based online exchange that was created to develop students’ in-depth understanding of another culture within an intermediate level language class. During this workshop Gilberte Furstenberg, one of the authors of this telecollaborative project, shared her twelve-year experience in designing and teaching an intermediate French language course in which her students interact with students at a French University via online discussion forums. The materials include the presentation and handouts from the workshop as well as workshop participants' projects which adapted Cultura to their own language and culture courses.

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Selected Proceedings of the Second Intercultural Competence Conference (2010)
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Selected proceedings of the 2010 Second International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence - Aiming for "The Third Place": Intercultural Competence through Foreign Language Teaching and Learning - organized by CERCLL. Available for download.

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Planning an OER project for language learning? Looking for new materials or culturally relevant media for your class? Wondering about copyright and licensing? You can get ideas for all of this in COERLL’s OER hangout! We’ll share some basic information about OER, then you’ll break into groups to work on assigned tasks related to searching, licensing, remixing, creating and sharing OER. It’s a chance to meet and talk to other language teachers from across the US and the world. Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits available for teachers who attend for the entire duration.

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