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Thursday, August 13 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
There's an App for That: An Exchange

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You probably already know about some of the best organizational apps to assist with file management and research, but there are also mobile apps that you can use with your students to foster collaboration, increase exposure to target language/culture, and encourage lifelong learning. Whether used in or beyond the classroom, mobile apps—particularly those created for use in the target culture—are an effective tool for learner engagement and the use of the target language in context.

This panel introduces participants to many of the presenters’ favorite apps, and shares strategies for successful implementation into a curriculum and daily life. Audience members are encouraged to share their favorite apps as well, and participate in discussions regarding appropriate learning objectives, goals, assessments, and other pedagogical applications for the apps mentioned. For a hands-on experience, participants should bring their own mobile devices, although it is not required.

Speakers
avatar for Kristy Britt

Kristy Britt

University of South Alabama / AWLA President
I am currently AWLA President.
avatar for Stacey Powell

Stacey Powell

Auburn University
avatar for Dr. Sharon Scinicariello

Dr. Sharon Scinicariello

Director Emerita, Global Studio, Advocacy Chair, FLAVA
World language advocacy; IALLT (International Association for Language Learning Technology) and MAALLT, the mid-Atlantic regional group; technology and language learning; self-directed language learning; infusing culture into language instruction


Thursday August 13, 2015 3:45pm - 5:00pm EDT
William James B1 33 Kirkland St Cambridge, MA