Language Share Fair

Dartmouth's Inaugural Language Faculty Teaching Conference

Inspiring practices, innovative ideas and useful tools for teaching

The goal of the Language Share Fair, Spring 2013 is to bring all of us together, across languages and departments, to share inspiring teaching practices, ideas, and tools for teaching that we have found particularly useful. Any successful experiences in our classes deserve to be amplified and made available to others, so that we can all learn from each other’s ideas and expertise with one ultimate goal in mind: students’ successful learning.

Event supported by the Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities and the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning.

Language Share Fair

Tuesday, April 16th 2013 at 8:45am-4:30pm

DCAL, Baker Library 102, Hanover, NH

Look back to your past few terms, and think of one practice/activity/strategy/idea/tool that really worked out well in your class, something that made learning language exciting, or that allowed your students to successfully accomplish a learning goal. Please send us a 200 word proposal, including the title and a brief description of your presentation.

Abstract submission deadline is March 22nd, 2013.

Possible Topics

Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Warm ups
  • Use of technology in the classroom
  • Social media and language learning
  • Incorporating culture in language teaching
  • Situating language learning in a social context
  • Bridging the gap between language and literature
  • Strategies for active learning
  • Teaching and learning language through art
  • Teaching and learning language through film
  • Effective strategies for feedback and assessment
  • Teaching and learning language abroad

Our keynote speaker will be Jame Rankin from Princeton University

His talk is titled: Nip it in the bud? Corrective Feedback in SLA Research and L2 Classroom Pedagogy”