News

This is a partial list of news articles in various publications mentioning the Shared Course Initiative.

2015

  • Van Deusen-Scholl, Nelleke. (To appear, July 2015). Assessing outcomes in online foreign language education. What are the key measures for success? Modern Language Journal 99, 2. Perspectives column on Online Foreign Language Education: What are the proficiency outcomes?

2014

  • Uncommon languages offered: Wolof, anyone? (Cornell Chronicle – December 2014)
  • Teaching and learning online, unconventionally (Yale Daily News – October, 2014)
  • The Shared Course Initiative: A model for instructional collaboration across institutions (The FLTMAG, March 2014)

2013

2012

 

Conference Presentations and Papers

The Shared Course Initiative has been presented on at many conferences in recent years. This is a partial list of conference presentations and papers featuring the Shared Course Initiative:

2015

 

  • Stéphane Charitos, The Value of Language Education for Global Institutions, Bridging Language Acquisition and Language Policy Symposium, Lund University, June 17-18, 2015.

 

  • Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl, Globalizing Higher Education: Is There a Role for Language Acquisition Planning? Bridging Language Acquisition and Language Policy Symposium, Lund University, June 17-18, 2015.

 

  • Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl, Invited keynote presentation, Maintaining the diversity of LCTLs: Toward sustainable models, Indiana University, Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region, May 22, 2015
  • Minjin Hashbat, Pedagogical, Technological and Administrative Aspects of Teacher Training in the Yale, Columbia and Cornell Shared Course Initiative. Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA), Language Teacher Education Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 14-16, 2015.
  • Steve Welsh, Extending the LCTL Classroom: The Shared Course Initiative in Practice. Northeast Association for Language Learning and Technology (NEALLT), Language Teacher Education Conference, Carnegie Mellon University, April 24-26, 2015.
  • Mona Momescu, Beyond the Fascination of Technology: Teaching Content and Keeping Identity Alive in the Romanian Hybrid Classroom. National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) Conference, Washington, D.C., April 24-26, 2015
  • Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl, Heritage learning in a distance environment: Creating a community of practice. ClaireFest, University of California, Berkeley, April 17, 2015.
  • David Malinowski, Screens of desire: Learning to see self and other in video-based language learning. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Toronto, Canada, March 2015.
  • Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl and Stéphane Charitos, The Shared Course Initiative: Creating a collaborative model of instruction. Panel on Communities of practice in the foreign language classroom, organized by Jennifer Redman, Modern Language Association annual conference, January 9, 2015.

2014

  • The unseen complexities of technology: Administrative, pedagogical, technical, and research insights into a shared distance initiative for Yale language courses. David Malinowski, Minjin Hashbat, Adam Hummel, Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl (Yale Center for Language Study), Yale Tech Summit, October 31, 2014.
  • What does Institutional Globalization Mean for Foreign Language Education in the US? Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Models for the Less Commonly Taught Languages, Invited presentation by Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl and Stéphane Charitos at the University of Copenhagen, Centre for Internationalization and Parallel Language Use (CIP) annual symposium, September 23, 2014.
  • Opening Doors for Students: Plurilingualism in Higher Education, Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl and Stéphane Charitos, Invited panel presentation organized by Anne Holmen, University of Copenhagen, European Association for International Education (EAIE), Prague, September 19, 2014.
  • The Shared Course Initiative: A collaborative model to support the instruction of less commonly taught languages across institutions, Stéphane Charitos and Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl presentation at the EUROCALL Conference, University of Groningen, August 20-24, 2014.
  • Two presentations by Stéphane Charitos and Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl at the Global Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology, July 9-10, 2014, Singapore:
    • The Shared Course Initiative: Creating a collaborative model of instruction
    • The Role of Foreign Language Education in the Context of Institutional Globalization
  • Implementing a shared course model for the less commonly taught languages: The Shared Course Initiative, Stéphane Charitos, Richard Feldman, and Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl presentation at the Language Symposium, University of Chicago, April 26, 2014.
  • Innovative Trends in Language education: New directions for LCTLS, Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl, Opening keynote presentation, Notre Dame symposium Let’s Talk: Low-Enrollment, High-Prestige Languages, April 1, 2014.
  • The Role of Foreign Language Education in the Context of Institutional Globalization, Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl organized a Colloquium on American Association for Applied Linguistics, Portland, OR, March 24, 2014
  • Heritage learners of the least commonly taught languages: What can they tell us about Heritage Language Acquisition? Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl, invited presentation at the Second International Conference on Heritage and Community Languages, UCLA, March 7-8, 2014.
  • The Shared Course Initiative: A collaborative framework for sharing the less commonly taught languages across institutions, Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl at the Yale Online Education Forum, February 24, 2014.

2013

  • Teacher roles and practices in a distance learning environment, panel discussion with Stéphane Charitos, Richard Feldman, Michael Jones, and Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl at the Northeast Association for Language Learning and Technology (NEALLT) Conference, Carnegie- Mellon University, Pittsburgh, April 1, 2012. 2013
  • Distance learning models for sharing language courses across institutions, roundtable presentation with Stéphane Charitos and Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl at the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) Conference, New Orleans, February 18, 2013.
  • Assessing the effectiveness of language instruction in a distance learning model, CALICO Conference, presentation with Stéphane Charitos, Richard Feldman, Bill Koulopoulos, and Nelleke Van Deusen- Scholl, University of Hawai’i, Honolulu, May 23, 2013.
  • A collaborative framework for sharing less commonly taught language across institutions, Stéphane Charitos and Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl at the EUROCALL Conference, September 11-14, Évora, Portugal.
  • Sharing less commonly taught European languages, Invited presentation by Stéphane Charitos and Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl at the Dutch Language Union, The Hague, September 16, 2013.

2012

  • Creating a collaborative distance learning environment for sharing less commonly taught languages: Administrative, technical, and pedagogical perspectives, panel presentation with Adam Hummel, Richard Feldman, Bill Koulopoulos, John Graves, and Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl at the CALICO Conference, Notre Dame University, June 15, 2012.
  • A shared course model for LCTLs: Pedagogical affordances of a distance learning environment, panel presentation with Stéphane Charitos, Richard Feldman, and Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl at the University of California Consortium Conference, San Diego, April 21, 2012.