2019 Program

46th Annual Conference Samford University

Friday, October 18th

12:30 pm | Registration Open | Cooney Field House, Room 305

1:15-1:30 pm | Welcome!

Florin Beschea, NASILP President, Davidson College
Dr. Grant Henley, Chair of the Department of World Languages & Cultures, Samford University

1:30-2:30 pm | The NASILP Model in Action!
Jenny Faile, NASILP Secretariat, University of South Alabama
Lioba Gerhardi, NASILP Vice-President, Vassar College

2:40-3:10 pm | Critical Languages Program @ UNA
Rebecca Linam, University of North Alabama

3:15-3:30 pm | Refreshment break

3:30-4:00 pm | ACTFL Proficiency Assessments: Placement, Progress Measurement, and Language Proficiency Certification
Andrew Bowen, LTI: the ACTFL Assessment Office

4:10-4:40 pm | Language Policy and Legislation Recap for 2018-2019 and Looking Ahead to 2020
Trey Calvin, JNCL-NCLIS

4:50-5:20 pm | Examples of the Use of Technology for Learning Languages
Mike Ledgerwood, Samford University

5:30-6:00 pm | Using H5P for Less Commonly Taught Language Learning
Scott Brill, Language Canvas, LLC

6:30-9:00 pm | Dinner at Landry’s Seafood House

Saturday, October 19th

7:30 am | Buffet breakfast @ Drury Inn Hotel

9:00-9:30 am | Redefining Context: Three Practical and Surprisingly Simple Ways to Harness the Power of BYOD
Molly Godwin-Jones, Kansas University

9:40-10:10 am | STARTALK and the Impact of Intensive Critical Language Programs
Irina Pidberejna, Samford University

10:15-10:30 am | Refreshment break

10:30-11:00 am | Preparing for the Boren Scholarship Experience: the Process from Applying to Going Abroad
Hadley Spadaccini, University of Alabama Graduate Student

11:10-11:40 am | Ask What Language Study Can Do for Technology
Cory Duclos, Colgate University

11:50-12:20 pm | “Écoute-Radio”: Building Listening Comprehension Skills using Music in an Intensive, Cooperative Environment
Brian Mann, University of North Georgia

12:30 pm | Buffet Lunch

1:30-2:30 pm | Business meeting for NASILP Member Institutions
(one vote per institution)

2:30 pm Adjourn

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