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Open Education: Foreign Languages and Literatures
A "getting started" guide overviewing open, editable, and lower-cost textbooks and open teaching & learning resources for faculty, students, and librarians.
Deutsch im Blick is the web-based first-year German program developed and in use at the University of Texas. It is an open access site with free and open multimedia resources, which requires neither password nor fees. Deutsch im Blick has a companion grammar reference site: Grimm Grammar http://coerll.utexas.edu/gg
Supplementary materials for students in beginning Spanish that focus on issues of cultural identity of Spanish speakers in the United States. Includes glossed readings, extensive multimedia content and flash-based comprehension questions.
A media-rich curriculum for intermediate Spanish that answers the MLA's call for the development of "transcultural and translingual competence" and serves as a platform for collaboration among instructors learning about technology. Winner of the 2012 Focus Award from the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO).
Activities for French learners at the beginning and intermediate levels that are intended to be used in conjunction with any curriculum. The interactive nature of many of the activities also make the site suitable for independent study or practice.
A complete web-based curriculum for introductory Russian. Winner of the 2016 Access to Language Education award from the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium and the 2017 Best Contribution to Language Pedagogy award from the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages. Introduced in Fall of 2015, the curriculum has been adopted by twenty universities (http://www.mezhdunami.org/instructors/adoptees.shtml) for Fall 2017.
Course materials: Lecture Videos, Interactive Simulations etc.
Collaborative projects with National Resource Centers for the development and dissemination of OER designed to advance the instruction of less commonly taught languages using technology-enhanced settings such as video conferencing and mobile learning.