ACTFL Annual Convention

ACTFL Annual Convention
Event Date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Music City Center
Nashiville, TN

Annual convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) ahich will be held in the Musiccity Convention Hall in Nashville. CALPER will be exhibiting resources and materials with our sister LRCs in the exhibition hall. Come visit us at Booth #1333.

Presentations:

Friday, November 17, 2017
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - Music City Center Room 202A
James P. Lantolf and Kevin McManus (CALPER & Penn State)
The relevance of explicit instruction for successful language development

Saturday, November 18, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. - Omni Nashiville Room Cumberland 6
Irina Dubinia (Brandeis) and Olesya Kisselev (CALPER & Penn State)
Towards research-based heritage language pedagogy

Sunday, November 19, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Music City Center Room 201A
Reham Aly (Penn State)
Strategies for building local and global communities

Sunday, November 19, 2017
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 noon - Music City Center Room 104A
Heather McCoy (Penn State) and Deborah Reisinger (Duke)
Teaching French for change: Social entrepeneurship in the FSP classroom

Sunday, November 19, 2017
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 noon - Music City Center Room 101C
Yuanhao Hua (U Pittsburgh) and Richard Donato (CALPER & U Pittsburgh)
Designing a methods course for teaching Chinese as a foreign language