Visual, Media & Digital Literacies in the FL Classroom


Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy

CERCLL Faculty Research Grants


See abstracts and webinars by the 2016 awardees here.

This program promotes scholarly work connected to the mission of CERCLL as a Title VI National Language Resource Center, namely to research and develop the teaching of culture, language and literacy, especially within less commonly taught languages (LCTLs). 

These awards provide up to $5,000 to tenured/tenure-track, research-track and continuing-track University of Arizona faculty.

Funds may be used for most justifiable purpose excluding faculty salary/supplemental compensation, travel not associated with the execution of the project, and course-related expenses. 

The deadline for application: April 24, 2017, for projects beginning in summer 2017.

Details are here

Visual, Media & Digital Literacies in the FL Classroom

Summer PD Series Important Dates:
  • Early Bird Registration rate ends April 30
  • Travel awards: Deadline extended to May 5
You could attend for free: 
  • Like CERCLL's facebook page between now and May 15 to enter a drawing for a free workshop registration of your choice (the draw is on May 15; if you have already paid, we will refund a registration fee)
Participants can attend one, all, or any combination of the workshops in this series. They take place at the University of Arizona, except for June 8 which can also be taken online. Continuing Education for K-12 teachers--6 hours per workshop day.

May 30-31 - Elyse Petit (University of Arizona)
Give a Voice to Students: Implementing Digital Storytelling in Foreign/Second Language Classrooms
June 1-2 - Sébastien Dubreil (Carnegie Mellon University)
Culture Frames: Using Film and Video in the L2 Classroom
June 5 - Beatrice Dupuy (University of Arizona)
Digital Social Reading: Reading and Viewing Together
June 6-7 - Chantelle Warner (University of Arizona)
Foreign Languages and the Literary in the Everyday (FLLITE): Teaching in the L2 Classroom
* Travel scholarships available for June 6-7. Deadline to apply: May 5.
June 8 - Jonathon Reinhardt (University of Arizona)
Gameful Foreign Language Teaching: Engaging Learners with Digital Insights
* This workshop can be attended in person or online.
June 9 - Maker Day: An additional day of making materials and lessons based on the series.
See the abstracts and presenter bios

Most workshops are only $15 per day for registrations received by April 30, and lodging is available on campus for just $38 per night.

Complete details  are online, including the link to register.

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These workshops and other professional development events and activities hosted by CERCLL are funded in part by a Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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