Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 5:15 - 6:45pm
Language & Communication Bldg (LNCO)
This presentation discusses how field school projects are negotiated with members of a small rural Mayan-speaking village in the Mexican state of Yucatan in such a way that community members take lead roles in designing and working toward completion of the final products. Such a design/implement strategy helps assure that villagers take ownership of the research process, mentor the students, and receive a product that is meaningful to them. Through this service-learning process students come to understand the difference between working towards community-driven goals and imposing their own research designs on villagers.
A bilingual magazine features Salt Lake City French Dual Language Immersion Program.
Chantal Esquivias, associate instructor for Second Language Teaching and Research Center and Ryan Wells teach Spanish for dual immersion students at Taylorsville High School.
Summer Spanish Language Teacher Workshop Monday, July 18 2016 through Thursday, July 21 2016 LNCO 1930, University of Utah 9:00AM-3:30PM The Spanish workshop is sponsored by the World Languages and Cultures and L2TReC. USOE and University of Utah credit is available, please email Catherine Scott for more information.
Tuesday, July 26 2016 through Friday, July 29 2016 LNCO 1945, University of Utah 9:00AM-3:30PM The French workshop is sponsored by L2TReC. USOE and University of Utah credit is available, please email Catherine Scott for more information
The 20th Biennial Conference on Balkan and South Slavic Linguistics, Literature and Folklore will take place at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, April 28-30, 2016.