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Description

This institute has been specifically designed for foreign language teachers who want to familiarize themselves with and implement Content-Based Instruction (CBI) in the second language classroom.

During this institute, teachers will learn how to create CBI materials and tasks to enhance students' language proficiency and content learning. Participants will also learn how to expand their own existing curricula by weaving in varied academic and cultural content, navigating and utilizing the Content-Based Language Teaching with Technology (CoBaLTT) online resources, and planning appropriate assessments for CBI.

Target Audience: Middle school to postsecondary foreign language teachers and teacher educators. The institute is not intended for ESL or immersion teachers.

Instructor
Instructor Laurent CammarataLaurent Cammarata is Associate Professor in education at the Faculté Saint-Jean, University of Alberta, Canada. His work focuses on the implementation of meaning-based approaches to curriculum design. His publications have appeared in well-respected scientific venues and have received many academic accolades such as the 2013 Paul Pimsleur Award for Research in Foreign Language Education. He is the editor of two volumes on the topic, Content-Based Foreign Language Teaching: Curriculum and Pedagogy for Developing Advanced Thinking and Literacy Skills (2016) and Teacher Development for Immersion and Content-Based Instruction (2020), and the current co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Immersion and Content-Based Language Education.

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Section Title
Content-Based Language Instruction and Curriculum Development
Type
Online, instructor led
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jun 21, 2021 to Jun 25, 2021
Campus
Online
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Instructor Led Online  
Section Details

Course Information: https://carla.umn.edu/institutes/2021/cbi.html
Dates: June 21–25, 2021

IMPORTANT NOTES FOR THIS SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE INSTITUTE:

  • This synchronous online institute will run from 9 am-4 pm (Central Time). The schedule includes many synchronous presentations throughout the day as well as time for independent or partner/group work and a break for lunch.
  • You must be available to participate for the entire day Monday–Friday.
  • Make sure you can meet the tech requirements for this institute.   

Contact Information:
For questions regarding course registration, materials, and content, please email carla@umn.edu.
For questions regarding system access, log-in, username, or password, please email help@umn.edu or call 612-301-4357.

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