The Spring 2016 Share Fair is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with the theme of "Teaching for the Real World"!
How can we prepare our millennial, tech-dependent generation of students to become global citizens through active engagement and “real” tasks? Come see multiple interactive activities that can help students survive in the modernday target culture. The Share Fair consists of multiple 5-minute refreshing presentations from your peers! During this event, you will have a great opportunity to learn about exciting teaching ideas and real-world applications to prepare your students for life beyond the language classroom!
Special guest presentation by Dr. Kelly Sax, Director of French Language Instruction and senior lecturer in French, Department of French and Italian.
Dr. Kelly Sax, French and Italian
"Keeping It Real: Goals, Expectations, and Connections"
Rodica Frimu, French and Italian
"The Art of Conversation"
Suriati Abas, French and Italian
"Speaking Selfie as a Tool for Connecting the Dots"
Dilnoza Kadirova, Central Eurasian Studies
"Shop for Real"
Mohammad Shams Ud Duha, Dhar India Studies
"Language Learning through Facebook Chat"
Valentyna Filimonova, Spanish and Portuguese
"Grey Google Matters: How Native Speakers Actually Talk"
Ali Alsmadi, Spanish and Portuguese
"Using Smart Technology to Tell Stories in the Second Language"
Yung-Yung Chang, East Asian Languages and Cultures
"Renting a Room"
Elena Doludenko, Slavic Languages and Literatures
"It is Time to Travel"
Julie Madewell, Spanish and Portuguese
"Help Me Find My Way and Plan My Day"
Yu-San Lai, East Asian Languages and Cultures
"Bargaining with Chinese Vendors"
Ryan Lidster, Second Language Studies
"Incorporating Pronunciation and Variation in Vocabulary Learning"
Center for Language Excellence; Center for Language Technology; French & Italian; Summer Language Workshop; Slavic & East European Languages & Cultures; Germanic Studies; India Studies; Spanish & Portuguese