Teacher Development

Teacher Development

CBLI Intro Slides
James P. Lantolf, Penn State
Publication Type: PDF

Integrating Explicit Knowledge into the Second Language Classroom through Concept-based Language Instruction is a series of slides that introduce interested teachers to some background to "Concept-based Language Instruction". They are only thought of as a preliminary overview.... Read more

CALPER ePortfolios
Gabriela Appel, Penn State & Mary Toulouse, Lafayette Colleg
Publication Type: Online (Website)

A resource site on how to get started with using ePortfolios in language courses and programs. Still under development.


CLTNet Resource Hub
Gabriela Appel, Penn State
Publication Type: Online (Website)

This website is intended as a resource hub. Teachers will find i) information relevant to CLT in Pennsylvania, such as news from communities and institutions; ii) references to quality teaching materials; iii) sources for media in Chinese; iv) selected tools for teaching and learning, and more... Read more

Social and Interactive Perspectives on Japanese Language Proficiency - By: Junko Mori, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Junko Mori, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Publication Type: CD, Multimedia

Mori, J. (2012). Social and interactive perspectives on Japanese language proficiency. University Park, PA: CALPER Publications.

Assumptions about language, language learning, and language learners affect the design of language textbooks and classroom practices. Three main... Read more