Announcement:  2016 CLTA Professional Development Workshops

To be offered to current CLTA members at 2016 ACTFL/CLTA annual conference
Applicant eligibility: CLTA Members only

Workshops occur at the same time. Only register for one workshop.

Deadline for registration: Nov. 11, 2016

(first come, first served!)


Workshop 1
Fundamentals of Chinese Grammar for Chinese Language Teachers

PresenterChengzhi Chu, University of California, Davis

Location: Room 258A, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Time: Friday, November 18 6:30-8:30pm

Description
This workshop will provide an overview of essential characteristics of the Chinese grammar and introduce basic skills of grammatical analysis. The application of the grammatical knowledge and skills for improving Chinese teaching will be a focus of discussion. Hands-on practice will be incorporated in the workshop.

Maximal number of participants: 40


Workshop 2
Tools for Promoting Collaborative Writing and Providing Audio Feedback

Presenter: Jun Da, Middle Tennessee State University

Location: Room 258B, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Time: Friday, November 18 6:30-8:30pm

Description
In this workshop, participants will learn how to use tools and services such as Google Docs, iWork, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office and screen recorders such as Jing and Screencast-o-Matic to engage students and provide feedbacks, and participants will also discuss about good practices of using those tools and services to meet the needs of CFL learners at different proficiency levels.

Maximal number of participants: 40