[EDLING:1542] LCTL Teacher Fee Waivers to Attend a CARLA Summer Institute

Francis M Hult fmhult at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Mon May 8 17:38:24 UTC 2006

Via ILR...

> Opportunity for Teachers of Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL) to Attend
> a CARLA Summer Institute for Free!
> LCTL instructors can receive a fee waiver (worth $350) to attend one of the
> CARLA summer institutes for language teachers this year.  We have a limited
> number of waivers to give away and they will be awarded on a first-come,
> first-served basis.
> The CARLA summer institutes offered this year are:
> 	* 	Immersion 101: An Introduction to Immersion Teaching
> 	* 	Meeting the Challenges of Immersion Education: Oral 
> Language Assessment
> 	* 	Developing Materials for Less Commonly Taught Languages
> (LCTLs)
> 	* 	Culture as the Core in the Second Language Classroom
> 	* 	Basics of Second Language Acquisition for Teachers
> 	* 	Using Technology in Second Language Teaching
> 	* 	Improving Language Learning: Styles- and 
> Strategies-Based Instruction
> 	* 	Developing Assessments for the Second Language Classroom
> 	* 	Maximizing Study Abroad:Teaching Strategies for 
> Language and Culture Learning and Use
> 	* 	Content-Based Language Instruction
> 	* 	Improving Language Learning through Pragmatics
> Detailed information about each of the institutes is available on the CARLA
> website at: http://www.carla.umn.edu/institutes/.  These waivers are made
> possible with Title VI funding from the Institute for Global Studies, the
> European Studies Consortium, and the Center for Advanced Research on
> Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota.  The waivers
> are not available to teachers who have already received a stipend for this
> year from the Title VI centers at the University.
> Applying for a fee waiver to attend a CARLA summer institute of your choice
> is simple!
> 1) Fill out a registration form for the CARLA summer institute of your
> choice and complete the participant survey.  A PDF of the form can be found
> on the CARLA website at: 
> http://www.carla.umn.edu/institutes/register.html and it is attached to this
> message.
> 2)  Fax the registration form and participant survey to the CARLA office at:
> (612) 624-7514.
> Note: for this special waiver offer, registrations must be sent to the CARLA
> office rather than the conference registrar as indicated on the forms.
> CARLA will approve the waiver and send on to the registrar for processing.
> Questions?  Email Karin Larson at larso205 at umn.edu or call 612.624.6022.

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