CFP: Place of Multimedia in the Language Curriculum (3/5/07; 4/27/07-4/28/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Darren Ilett
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The Center for the Study of Languages
The Center for Teaching and Learning
at the University of Chicago

together with

The Council on Language Instruction
The Multimedia Learning Center
The Searle Center for Teaching Excellence
at Northwestern University

invite you to participate in

Language Symposium 2007
The Place of Multimedia in the Language Curriculum
April 27-28, 2007
University of Chicago, Hyde Park Campus

Join us on Friday evening for our opening panel discussion:

“Use or Refuse: Pros and Cons of Multimedia”

On Saturday the Symposium will continue with presentations
and a poster session on topics related to the use of

Topics may include:
•innovations with time-tested technology
•implementation and evaluation of multimedia options
•enhancing multiple-skill integration with multimedia
•student expectations and instructor practices
•integration of course management tools
•distance learning
•teacher training and professional development
•issues and concerns regarding technology and instruction
Language instructors at all levels are invited to submit
proposals; all languages are welcome.
Please contact Cathy Baumann ( for
proposal submission forms.
Submission deadline: Monday, March 5, 2007.

Tentative Program

Friday, April 27
5:00 p.m. Tours, Center for the Study of Languages
5:30 p.m. Registration and Wine Reception
6:30 p.m. Keynote Address
          Dinner and Discussion

Saturday, April 28
8:30-9:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:30-11:15 a.m. Session 1
11:15-11:45 a.m. Break
11:45-1:00 p.m. Session 2
1:00-2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00-3:00 p.m. Multimedia Poster Session
3:00-4:30 p.m. Wrap-Up and Closing

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