GSE Events

7th Annual Language Educator Symposium

2017-12-09 09:00 2017-12-09 16:30 15 Penn GSE Event: 7th Annual Language Educator Symposium Co-sponsored by the Educational Linguistics Division and Penn Language Center, this year's Language Educator Symposium is themed "Open-Source Learning and the Future of Language Education." The plenary session and workshops will investigate the benefits and challenges of language teaching and learning in open environments.
Huntsman Hall, 8th Floor 3730 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
Sarah Peyton Kaufman DD/MM/YYYY
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Huntsman Hall, 8th Floor 3730 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Speakers and workshop leaders will examine the reasons for why many institutions have transitioned away from traditional textbooks to Open Educational Resources (OERs) and in-house-produced materials.  Language program coordinators and instructos of both commonly- and less-commonly-taught languages will describe their experiences creating their own materials and will guide workshop participants through examples of the effectiveness of these materials in the classroom. 

 


Event Contact

Sarah Peyton Kaufman
speyton@upenn.edu