PSMLA News Update: PD Opportunities; IUP Conference (CFP)

Created on Saturday, 29 Jul 2017 16:36:21

Professional Development Opportunities

Workshop, East Stroudsburg University

On Saturday, September 16, 2017, join K-16 colleagues and learn to find, use and make your own Open Educational Resources (OER) for language teaching and learning. Program lineup includes ❶ Dr. Carl Blyth (Director of COERLL, Austin, TX) with a kickoff and OER tour via live webinar; ❷ Dr. Pat Mulroy (Virtual Learning Specialist, IU8) and Deanna Mayers (Director, K-12 Learning Unlimited) on weaving OER into curriculum; and ❸ Dr. Jeff Ruth (Dept. of Mod. Languages, ESU) on creating multimedia OER activities with the versatile H5P interface. All languages warmly welcomed. Please bring a laptop or tablet. Fee of $25 covers the full day (9am-3pm), including a catered lunch. ACT 48 hours provided. Register by Sept. 2: Space is limited.   NEW LOCATION: Innovation Center, Rm. 336, 562 Independence Rd. (ESU campus). Questions? See you in September!

IUP Spring Methodology Conference on Foreign Language Teaching (CFP)

Do you have a great classroom activity that shows what your students can do? Have you been working on something unique or innovative in your classroom?

The Conference Committee of the IUP Spring Methodology Conference on Foreign Language Teaching invites you to submit a session proposal for our conference, to be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex (KCAC) on the main campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Conference sessions may focus on any topic related to language pedagogy. Sessions should be non-language specific and should feature general strategies/approaches that can be incorporated into any foreign language program. Language-specific examples may be used in the session. Conference sessions are one hour in length. Proposals that include “hands on” participation are strongly encouraged.

Deadline for submission is August 18, 2017. 

Full call for proposals is available online:

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