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Method Comparison Analysis Examining the Relationship Between Linguistic Tone, Melodic Tune, and Sung Performances of Children’s Songs in Chicahuaxtla Triqui: Findings and Implications for Documentary Linguistics and Indigenous Language Communities

by A. Raymond Elliott
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2021 Online Language Pedagogy Series: “Supporting Students in Online Language Learning: Voices of Experience”

2021 Online Language Pedagogy Series: “Supporting Students in Online Language Learning: Voices of Experience”

Free resources open to the public starting May 1, 2021.
Supporting Students in Online Language Learning: Voices of Experience

Supporting Students in Online Language Learning: Voices of Experience

“Supporting Students in Online Language Learning: Voices of Experience” was developed for in-service online language teachers against ...
2020 NFLRC Webinars: Enacting Performance Assessment through Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL)

2020 NFLRC Webinars: Enacting Performance Assessment through Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL)

In our two-part NFLRC Webinar titled Enacting Performance Assessments through Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL), we will explore ...
7th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation: Recognizing Relationships

7th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation: Recognizing Relationships

Recognizing Relationships The 7th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (ICLDC) University of Hawai‘i ...
Envisioning PBLL

Envisioning PBLL

A 5-week open-enrollment course for language educators beginning to learn about Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL). Successful ...
Language Resource Centers

Language Resource Centers

Explore free resources from 16 National Foreign Language Resource Centers. Learn more about this program filling a critical need.
Second Language Research & Practice

Second Language Research & Practice

Introducing our new journal! Grounded in the discipline of Applied Linguistics, the SLRP journal aims to disseminate scholarship on ...
Language Documentation & Conservation

Language Documentation & Conservation

Fieldwork methods and ethical issues are only two of the many topics covered in Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C), a
Guidelines for submissions to the NFLRC Monographs & Pragmatics series

Guidelines for submissions to the NFLRC Monographs & Pragmatics series

We invite submissions of materials for publication as NFLRC Monographs. Monographs discuss ongoing curriculum projects, report on the ...
NFLRC Privacy Disclosure Statement

NFLRC Privacy Disclosure Statement

Privacy Statement Your privacy is important to the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC).  This privacy statement ...

History

History

NFLRC was among the first three Language Resource Centers established. The number has now grown to fifteen centers nationwide...
2015 NFLRC/CLT Graduate Assistantship

2015 NFLRC/CLT Graduate Assistantship

Managing Editor for the Language Learning & Technology Journal Application Deadline: March 15, 2015  THE APPLICATION DEADLINE ...

NFLRC Funding Continued to 2018

NFLRC Funding Continued to 2018

The University of Hawai‘i has been selected to serve as one of a small number of national Language Resource Centers established to ...

Language Resource Center Brochure

Language Resource Center Brochure

NFLRC Badges

NFLRC Badges

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NFLRC Listserv

NFLRC Listserv

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Project-Based Language Learning: Promoting Child Literacy in Brazil

Project-Based Language Learning: Promoting Child Literacy in Brazil

Meet Rachel Mamiya Hernandez who has applied principles of project-based learning (PBL) in a Portuguese language class.
2019 NFLRC/CLT Graduate Assistantship

2019 NFLRC/CLT Graduate Assistantship

Graduate Assistant, Center for Language & Technology (CLT) and National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC), College of ...

With Aloha and Appreciation for Dick Schmidt

With Aloha and Appreciation for Dick Schmidt

It is with great sadness that we announce that Dr. Richard (Dick) Schmidt passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Dick was the ...
Support the ACTFL PBLL Special Interest Group (SIG)

Support the ACTFL PBLL Special Interest Group (SIG)

Sign up to support the ACTFL PBLL Special Interest Group (SIG)
NFLRC Funding Continued to 2022

NFLRC Funding Continued to 2022

NFLRC Funding Continued to 2022
Identifying and responding to evaluation needs in college foreign language programs

Identifying and responding to evaluation needs in college foreign language programs

Our goal is to build the capacity of college foreign language educators to engage with a variety of evaluation, assessment, and ...
NFLRC Short Course: Intersections Between High-Leverage Teaching Practices (HLTPs) and Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL)

NFLRC Short Course: Intersections Between High-Leverage Teaching Practices (HLTPs) and Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL)

Explore the intersections between HLTPs & PBLL
2019 Selecting and Adapting Materials for Online Language Learning and Teaching

2019 Selecting and Adapting Materials for Online Language Learning and Teaching

Free online course on selecting & adapting materials for online language learning & teaching
Exploring Project-based Language Learning

Exploring Project-based Language Learning

2019 Summer Institute
6th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (2019)

6th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (2019)

ICLDC 6: Connecting Communities, Languages & Technology
The NFLRC Team @ ACTFL 2018

The NFLRC Team @ ACTFL 2018

Going to the 2018 ACTFL Conference in New Orleans? The NFLRC team will be presenting there. Come join us!
4th International Conference on Interactivity, Language & Cognition (CILC4): Educational Enskillment, Event, and Ecology (2018)

4th International Conference on Interactivity, Language & Cognition (CILC4): Educational Enskillment, Event, and Ecology (2018)

Call for Abstracts deadline: February 1, 2018.
PEBBLES

PEBBLES

A curated collection of projects developed and implemented by world language professionals.
Beyond a Limited Scope: Chinese for Specific, Academic, & Professional Purposes (超越有限视界:特殊、学术及专业用途汉语研究) (2018)

Beyond a Limited Scope: Chinese for Specific, Academic, & Professional Purposes (超越有限视界:特殊、学术及专业用途汉语研究) (2018)

The 6th Business Chinese Workshop in Conjunction with the 2nd International Conference on Business Chinese Education
2018 Fundamentals of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) Online Institute

2018 Fundamentals of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) Online Institute

Learn the fundamentals of project-based language learning (PBLL) and earn your digital badge!
2018 Online Symposium: Envisioning Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL)

2018 Online Symposium: Envisioning Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL)

On Jan 17-18, 2018, the PBLL Online Symposium will provide a free introductory forum on project-based language learning
2018 Fundamentals of PBLL Online Institute – Start page

2018 Fundamentals of PBLL Online Institute – Start page

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The NFLRC Team @ ACTFL 2017

The NFLRC Team @ ACTFL 2017

Going to the 2017 ACTFL Conference in Nashville? The NFLRC team and a number of our intensive summer institute participants will be ...
NFLRC 2017 Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) Intensive Summer Institute: Pathways to PBLL

NFLRC 2017 Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) Intensive Summer Institute: Pathways to PBLL

This document reports on, and evaluates the NFLRC 2017 Intensive Summer Institute more...
2017 International Society for Language Studies (ISLS)

2017 International Society for Language Studies (ISLS)

The International Society for Language Studies, co-sponsored by the University Hawaii - Manoa, will hold a conference from June 15-17, ...
5th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (2017)

5th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (2017)

5th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (ICLDC): Linking Language & Wellbeing
2017 Fundamentals of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) Online Institute

2017 Fundamentals of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) Online Institute

Learn the fundamentals of project-based language learning (PBLL) and earn your digital badge!
2017 Online Symposium:  The Power of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL)

2017 Online Symposium: The Power of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL)

On Jan 11-12, 2017, the PBLL Online Symposium will provide a free forum on the power of project-based language learning
2017 Fundamentals of PBLL Online Institute – Start page

2017 Fundamentals of PBLL Online Institute – Start page

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The NFLRC Team @ ACTFL 2016

The NFLRC Team @ ACTFL 2016

Going to the 2016 ACTFL Conference in Boston? Come see Online Language Pedagogy and Project-Based Language Learning presentations by ...
Project-Based Language Learning Workshop (2016)

Project-Based Language Learning Workshop (2016)

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The NFLRC team @ CALICO 2016

The NFLRC team @ CALICO 2016

Going to the 2016 CALICO Conference at Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)? The NFLRC team will be there with 4 exciting ...

2016 Online Symposium: Project-Based Language Learning: Inspiring Teachers, Transforming Learning

On Jan 12-15, 2016, the PBLL Online Symposium will provide a free forum on the potential for PBLL to transform and enhance language ...
2016 Fundamentals of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) Online Institute

2016 Fundamentals of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) Online Institute

Learn the fundamentals of project-based language learning (PBLL) and earn your digital badge!
The NFLRC Team @ ACTFL 2015

The NFLRC Team @ ACTFL 2015

Going to ACTFL 2015? Come see our 6 exciting presentations related to Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) and Online Language Pedagogy!
2015 Designing Interaction for Online Language Learning

2015 Designing Interaction for Online Language Learning

Designed for in-service teachers of world languages in online environments, this course, offered in Fall 2015, focuses on the various ...
NFLRC 2015 Intensive Summer Institute: Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) in Action

NFLRC 2015 Intensive Summer Institute: Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) in Action

This document reports on, and evaluates the NFLRC 2015 Intensive Summer Institute more...
LRC Brochure

LRC Brochure

This brochure highlights work of 16 National Foreign Language Resource Centers.
4th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (ICLDC) evaluation report

4th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (ICLDC) evaluation report

This document reports on, and evaluates the 4th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (ICLDC) held at the ...
2014 NFLRC  Summer Institute: Language for Specific Purposes evaluation report

2014 NFLRC Summer Institute: Language for Specific Purposes evaluation report

This document reports on, and evaluates the 2014 NFLRC Summer Institute: Language for Specific Purposes held at the University of ...
Design-Based Research

Design-Based Research

Design-based research (DBR) is an approach to research that is particularly suitable to improve processes ...
Dissemination

Dissemination

The primary NFLRC vehicles for dissemination are its publications division and NFLRC-hosted conferences, symposia, workshops, and ISIs ...
Proceedings 2013: Selected papers from the seventeenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2013: Selected papers from the seventeenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the annual conference for students in the UHM College of Languages, Linguistics, & Literature.
2013 NFLRC  Summer Institute: Language for Specific Purposes evaluation report

2013 NFLRC Summer Institute: Language for Specific Purposes evaluation report

This document reports on, and evaluates NFLRC 2013 Summer Institute:“Language for Specific Purposes” at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa...
Ideal Classmates and Reciprocal Idealizing

Ideal Classmates and Reciprocal Idealizing

Tim Murphey describes an easy action research/activity done in the spring of 2012 with 488 students in four Tokyo area Japanese ...
Noticing and second language acquisition: Studies in honor of Richard Schmidt

Noticing and second language acquisition: Studies in honor of Richard Schmidt

Celebrates the life and groundbreaking work of Richard Schmidt, the developer of the influential Noticing Hypothesis in the field of ...
3rd International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation: Sharing Worlds of Knowledge (2013)

3rd International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation: Sharing Worlds of Knowledge (2013)

The 3rd International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC), “Sharing Worlds of Knowledge,” will be h...
The 7th International Conference & Workshops on Technology & Chinese Language Teaching: Conference Proceedings 2012

The 7th International Conference & Workshops on Technology & Chinese Language Teaching: Conference Proceedings 2012

Proceedings of the 7th International Conference & Workshops onTechnology & Chinese Language Teaching, held at the University of Hawai...
Present Communities of Imagination (PCOIz)

Present Communities of Imagination (PCOIz)

Using group dynamics as an umbrella term for overlapping literatures on community, cooperative, and collaborative practices, I introduce ...
Proceedings 2012: Selected papers from the sixteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2012: Selected papers from the sixteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the College of Language...
Assessments for Japanese Language Instruction (2012)

Assessments for Japanese Language Instruction (2012)

2012 Summer Institute
International Symposium on Chinese Linguistics & Language Teaching (2012)

International Symposium on Chinese Linguistics & Language Teaching (2012)

Linguistics is concerned with discovering and defining the form and structure of languages. Recent achievements in Chinese linguistics in...
7th International Conference and Workshops on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching in the 21st Century (TCLT7) (2012)

7th International Conference and Workshops on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching in the 21st Century (TCLT7) (2012)

Co-sponsored with Hamilton College, the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) and the National Resource Center East Asia (NRC...
Proceedings 2011: Selected papers from the fifteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2011: Selected papers from the fifteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the fifteenth annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the Universit...

Language Resource Centers bringing worlds together (LRC joint brochure 2011)

Overview of the fifteen Language Resource Centers nationwide (for the 2010–2014 grant period)...
Using surveys for understanding and improving foreign language programs

Using surveys for understanding and improving foreign language programs

The goal of this guide is to help language educators develop surveys that produce useful information for evaluation in language programs....
The role of consciousness in second language learning

The role of consciousness in second language learning

Richard Schmidt presents on the role of consciousness in second language learning at the 1988 SLRF Forum held in at the University of ...
Inviting altruistic agency among students

Inviting altruistic agency among students

Agency is normally understood as the capacity to act, to have a degree of self-determination and control over one’s self and the world.
2nd International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation: Strategies for Moving Forward (2011)

2nd International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation: Strategies for Moving Forward (2011)

The 2nd International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC), "Strategies for Moving Forward," will be held Februa...
Agency and student voice

Agency and student voice

In this video, Dr. Murphey explains how listening to what students say works and doesn't work in their own second-language education can ...
2009 NFLRC Summer Institute For Non-native Teachers of Chinese Evaluation

2009 NFLRC Summer Institute For Non-native Teachers of Chinese Evaluation

Evaluation of the 2009 NFLRC Summer Institute For Non-native Teachers of Chinese held at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa, from June 22
Manchu: A textbook for reading documents (second edition)

Manchu: A textbook for reading documents (second edition)

“...a welcome event in the field of Manchu studies.” --Journal of the American Oriental Society 130.4 (2010)View the table ...

2009 NFLRC summer institute: Web-based two-week intensive language course for non-native teachers of Japanese evaluation report.

This document reports on, and evaluates the 2009 NFLRC summer institute: Web-based two-week intensive language course for non-native teac...
Proceedings 2010: Selected papers from the fourteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2010: Selected papers from the fourteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawaiʻi
Research among learners of Chinese as a foreign language

Research among learners of Chinese as a foreign language

Cutting-edge in its approach and international in its authorship, this fourth monograph in a series sponsored by the Chinese Language ...
Young learner development with co-learning adults

Young learner development with co-learning adults

If we just depend on occasional lessons in schools, we are not realizing the potential of our everyday learning environments for allowing...
Proceedings 2009: Selected papers from the thirteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2009: Selected papers from the thirteenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...
Toward useful program evaluation in college foreign language education

Toward useful program evaluation in college foreign language education

Innovative, useful evaluation work conducted within U.S. college foreign language programs. An introductory chapter scopes out the ...
Hoping and language learning

Hoping and language learning

To what degree do our methods provide productive pathways and confidence to aid our language learners? During this sixth annual presentat...
1st International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation: Supporting Small Languages Together (2009)

1st International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation: Supporting Small Languages Together (2009)

The 1st International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation will be held at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa from March...
Second Language Research Forum 2008

Second Language Research Forum 2008

With the theme, Exploring SLA: Perspectives, Positions, and Practices, SLRF returns to UH Mānoa for the third time.v This year, we invest...
Proceedings 2008: Selected papers from the twelfth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2008: Selected papers from the twelfth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...

Evaluation of the Language Learning Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Evaluation of the Language Learning Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Chinese as a heritage language: Fostering rooted world citizenry

Chinese as a heritage language: Fostering rooted world citizenry

Thirty-two scholars examine the socio-cultural, cognitive-linguistic, and educational-institutional trajectories along which Chinese as
Online Cafés for Heritage Learners of Filipino, Japanese, Samoan, and Chinese (2008)

Online Cafés for Heritage Learners of Filipino, Japanese, Samoan, and Chinese (2008)

2008 Summer Institute
2nd International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching (2007)

2nd International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching (2007)

Researchers and educators from around the world will gather at University of Hawaiʻi to learn from one another’s innovations in tas...

Developing useful evaluation practices in college foreign langauge programs: Showcase session

This booklet summarizes three immediate outcomes of the authoring group’s work during the Developing Useful Evaluation Practices in Colle...
2007 Second International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching: Conference evaluation report

2007 Second International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching: Conference evaluation report

Evaluation of the 2007 Second International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching conference.
Evaluation of the NFLRC summer institute 2007: Developing Useful Evaluation Practices in College Foreign Language Programs

Evaluation of the NFLRC summer institute 2007: Developing Useful Evaluation Practices in College Foreign Language Programs

Evaluation of the NFLRC summer institute 2007: Developing Useful Evaluation Practices in College Foreign Language Programs
Proceedings 2007: Selected papers from the eleventh college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2007: Selected papers from the eleventh college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...
Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL) Summer Seminar West (2007)

Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL) Summer Seminar West (2007)

Chairs of foreign language departments from across the U.S. will meet at the University of Hawaiʻi for an intensive (and fun!) exchange o...
Developing Useful Evaluation Practices in College Foreign Language Programs (2007)

Developing Useful Evaluation Practices in College Foreign Language Programs (2007)

2007 Summer Institute
17th International Conference on Pragmatics & Language Learning (2007)

17th International Conference on Pragmatics & Language Learning (2007)

The conference addresses a broad range of topics in pragmatics, discourse, interaction and sociolinguistics in their relation to second a...
Filipino as a Global Language: Future Directions & Prospects (2007)

Filipino as a Global Language: Future Directions & Prospects (2007)

The conference will be a venue for bringing together scholars, writers, language teachers, researchers and other practitioners from aroun...
NAKEM Centennial Conference (2006)

NAKEM Centennial Conference (2006)

The conference is aimed to bring into focus the various critical practices of the Ilokanos in the United States, the Philippines, and oth...
Conversation Analysis Seminar: L2 Learning as Discursive Practice (2006)

Conversation Analysis Seminar: L2 Learning as Discursive Practice (2006)

Conversation Analysis (CA) is increasingly adopted to examine second language interactions as sites for and evidence of L2 learning as a ...
Language Documentation

Language Documentation

By some estimates, there are roughly 6,900 languages currently spoken on earth, approximately half of which are spoken in the countries ...
Foreign Language Program Evaluation

Foreign Language Program Evaluation

College and university foreign language (FL) programs are asked to engage in evaluation of many kinds and for many reasons, such as trad...
CHILDES/SLA-Web

CHILDES/SLA-Web

This project has two parts. Part one is a project initiated by the University of Oregon and funded by a Title VI IRS grant to make data ...
Online Certificate Courses in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

Online Certificate Courses in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

This project to be carried out in the 2006-2010 funding cycle will enable students and government and civilian personnel to earn the UH a...
Proceedings 2006: Selected papers from the tenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2006: Selected papers from the tenth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...

Usability test report for the National Foreign Language Resource Center Website

Usability test report for the NFLRC website update completed in December 2005. Includes description of the methodology plus results obtained.

Foreign language program evaluation: An annotated bibliography of resources for foreign language educators

The project's mission is to enable useful evaluation in support of foreign language programs. This is the annotated bibliography ...
Perspectives on teaching connected speech to second language speakers

Perspectives on teaching connected speech to second language speakers

This edited collection of fourteen articles examines connected speech is of interest to teachers, researchers, and materials developers
Pragmatics in the CJK Classroom (2006)

Pragmatics in the CJK Classroom (2006)

The University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa National Resource Center East Asia in conjunction with the National Foreign Language Resource Center at t...
CALICO (Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium) 2006

CALICO (Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium) 2006

CALICO 2006 will again feature uses of cutting edge technologies in foreign language teaching and learning with a focus on collaboration....

Reanalysis of discernment from a social constructivist perspective: Academic consultation sessions in Japanese universities

From the social constructivist perspective, this paper examines speech style shifts in academic consultation sessions between professors ...
Manual for the Vietnamese elicited imitation test (manual plus 2 audio CDs)

Manual for the Vietnamese elicited imitation test (manual plus 2 audio CDs)

Elicited imitation can be a reliable and valid measure of general competence, while also possibly serving as an instrument for ...
Proceedings 2005: Selected papers from the ninth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2005: Selected papers from the ninth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...

2005 NFLRC workshop: Designing Effective Foreign Language Placement Tests

Final report on the 2005 NFLRC workshop, Designing Effective Foreign Language Placement Tests. During this two-week workshop participant...
2004 selected papers from the NFLRC symposium: Distance Education, Distributed Learning and Language Instruction

2004 selected papers from the NFLRC symposium: Distance Education, Distributed Learning and Language Instruction

These eight papers were presented at the Distance Education, Distributed Learning, and Language Instruction Symposium held July 27-30, 2...
Las voces de las mujeres de Xelajú

Las voces de las mujeres de Xelajú

Listen to the authentic voices of twenty ordinary Guatemalan women as you watch these interviewees share their unique views regarding ...
Song and music in language learning

Song and music in language learning

Tim demonstrates ways in which music and song can facilitate language acquisition, healthy living, and positive group dynamics...
Juggling with language learning theories

Juggling with language learning theories

Learning to juggle has become popular among corporate training programs as it shows participants how to appreciate mistakes and use ...
Designing Effective Foreign Language Placement Tests (2005)

Designing Effective Foreign Language Placement Tests (2005)

2005 Summer Institute
Designing Effective Foreign Language Placement Tests (2005)

Designing Effective Foreign Language Placement Tests (2005)

It is not uncommon for instructors in a language program to find themselves confronted with the need to oversee, create, or revise a plac...
Cultural Diversity & Language Education Conference (2004)

Cultural Diversity & Language Education Conference (2004)

This conference focuses on theories, policies, and practices associated with cultural and language diversity in educational contexts. The...
2004 NFLRC symposium: Distance Education, Distributed Learning & Language Instruction: Reports from the field

2004 NFLRC symposium: Distance Education, Distributed Learning & Language Instruction: Reports from the field

Final report on the 2004 Symposium, Distance Education, Distributed Learning & Language Instruction: Reports from the Field
2004 NFLRC conference evaluation: FAGASA

2004 NFLRC conference evaluation: FAGASA

Full title: Final report on the 2004 13th annual conference of the Association for the Teaching of the Samoan Language in Aotearoa (FAGA...
Proceedings 2003: Selected papers from the seventh college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2003: Selected papers from the seventh college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...
Proceedings 2004: Selected papers from the eighth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2004: Selected papers from the eighth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the eighth annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University
2004 NFLRC conference: Cultural Diversity & Language Education

2004 NFLRC conference: Cultural Diversity & Language Education

Final report on the 2004 NFLRC Cultural Diversity & Language Education Conference co-sponsored by the University of Hawai`i Center for Se...
Listenership in Japanese: An examination of overlapping listener response

Listenership in Japanese: An examination of overlapping listener response

This study focuses on a particular listening pattern in Japanese which occurs by overlapping with the current speaker's incrementing utte...
Online Chinese for minority-serving institutions

Online Chinese for minority-serving institutions

This video reports on an experimental two-year introductory course sequence in Mandarin Chinese is being developed and taught to ...
Distance Education, Distributed Learning and Language Instruction (2004)

Distance Education, Distributed Learning and Language Instruction (2004)

Language education has been revolutionized by the availability of electronic resources. The boundaries between distance education and tra...
FAGASA (2004)

FAGASA (2004)

From July 5 through July 9, 2004, the National Foreign Language Resource Center played host to the 13th annual conference of the Associat...
COTIM (Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian & Malay) Pre-Institute Teacher Training Workshop (2004)

COTIM (Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian & Malay) Pre-Institute Teacher Training Workshop (2004)

The COTIM (Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian & Malay) Pre-Institute Teacher Training Workshoptook place May 31-June 4, 2004 at Un...
AFAP (Advanced Filipino Abroad Program) Pre-Institute Teacher Training Workshop (2004)

AFAP (Advanced Filipino Abroad Program) Pre-Institute Teacher Training Workshop (2004)

The AFAP (Advanced Filipino Abroad Program) Pre-Institute Teacher Training Workshop took place May 24-28, 2004 at De La Salle University,...
NFLRC/COTSEAL Workshop: New Visions for Southeast Asian Language Teaching (2004)

NFLRC/COTSEAL Workshop: New Visions for Southeast Asian Language Teaching (2004)

The 27 workshop participants who attended this workshop represented a range of national stakeholders in the teaching and learning of Sout...
Proceedings 2001: Selected papers from the fifth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2001: Selected papers from the fifth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...
2003 NFLRC summer institute: Corpus Linguistics for Korean Language Learning and Teaching

2003 NFLRC summer institute: Corpus Linguistics for Korean Language Learning and Teaching

Evaluation of the 2003 NFLRC summer institute, Corpus Linguistics for Korean Language Learning and Teaching.
Proceedings 2002: Selected papers from the sixth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Proceedings 2002: Selected papers from the sixth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature

Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...
NPRM – Near Peer Role Modeling

NPRM – Near Peer Role Modeling

Here's a sample. For more, visit our Tim Murphey Tips playlist."Near peer role models" are people near to us in possibly several ways, ...
Group dynamics in the language classroom

Group dynamics in the language classroom

Here's a sample. For more, visit our Tim Murphey Tips playlist.Group dynamics is one of the most, if not the most, important areas for...
Corpus Linguistics for Korean Language Learning and Teaching (2003)

Corpus Linguistics for Korean Language Learning and Teaching (2003)

2003 Summer Institute
COTIM (Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian & Malay) Pre-Institute Teacher Training Workshop (2004)

COTIM (Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian & Malay) Pre-Institute Teacher Training Workshop (2004)

The COTIM (Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian & Malay) Pre-Institute Teacher Training Workshop took place June 3-9, 2003 at Univer...
CLAN for Conversation Analysis (2003)

CLAN for Conversation Analysis (2003)

Conversation Analysis (CA) needs more than good transcriptions. Immediate access to sound and/or video data at all times is essential for...
Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development & Maintenance (2002)

Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development & Maintenance (2002)

For the second year, NFLRC Hawaiʻi repeats its 2 two-week intensive language courses for non-native-speaking teachers currently or immine...
Continuation of the journal <i>Language Learning & Technology</i> (2002-2006)

Continuation of the journal Language Learning & Technology (2002-2006)

Language Learning & Technology is a refereed journal, published exclusively on the World Wide Web, which began publication in July ...
Corpus Linguistics for Language Teaching and Learning

Corpus Linguistics for Language Teaching and Learning

Readily available collections of written or spoken language and easy-to-use analytical tools offer exciting possibilities for using the t...
Distance Education, Distributed Learning, and Introductory Language Instruction

Distance Education, Distributed Learning, and Introductory Language Instruction

The NFLRC has been carrying out a series of interrelated distance education projects since 1995. In the current grant cycle, a course she...

Elicited Imitation as an Oral Proficiency Measure

This project will develop elicited imitation, sometimes referred to as "sentence repetition," as a standardized measurement instrument of...
Interactive Web-Based Performance Tests

Interactive Web-Based Performance Tests

project proposed but not funded or implementedAn innovative aspect of the foreign language assessment project during the 1999–02 grant cy...
Conversation Analysis as an Approach to Second Language Acquisition

Conversation Analysis as an Approach to Second Language Acquisition

This project uses the analytical tools of Conversation Analysis (CA) to examine the learning activities afforded by different activities ...
Reading in a Foreign Language

Reading in a Foreign Language

Reading in a Foreign Language is a refereed international journal of issues in foreign language reading and literacy, published twice yea...
Heritage Language Education

Heritage Language Education

NFLRC is cooperating with the University of Hawai`i Center for Second Language Research in supporting the development of heritage languag...
Assessment Scales in Foreign Language Testing

Assessment Scales in Foreign Language Testing

project proposed but not funded or implementedThis testing project involves research into how assessment scales are developed and applied...
Issues in Placement

Issues in Placement

This testing project involves the development of a manual of best practices in placement in modern language programs. The focus is placed...
2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Samoan pedagogy institute

2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Samoan pedagogy institute

Evaluation of the 2002 NFLRC Summer Institute, Ia Faalautele Lau Gagana Samoan Pedagogy Institute.
2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Heritage learners and national language needs

2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Heritage learners and national language needs

Evaluation of the 2000 NFLRC Summer Institute, Heritage Learners and National Language Needs.
Proceedings 1999: Selected papers from the third college-wide conference for students languages, linguistics and literatures

Proceedings 1999: Selected papers from the third college-wide conference for students languages, linguistics and literatures

Selected papers from the first college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures
An investigation of second language task-based performance assessments

An investigation of second language task-based performance assessments

volume describes the creation of actual performance assessment instruments and their validation. After briefly reviewing the background
2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Web-based workshops for advanced reading & writing development & maintenance

2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Web-based workshops for advanced reading & writing development & maintenance

Evaluation of the 2002 NFLRC Summer Institute, Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development & Maintenance .

New technologies and language learning: Cases in the less commonly taught languages (ONLINE VERSION)

In recent years, the National Security Education Program (NSEP) has supported an increasing number of programs for teaching languages usi...
Proceedings 2000: Selected papers from the fourth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literature

Proceedings 2000: Selected papers from the fourth college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literature

Selected papers from the annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures at the University of Hawai...
New technologies and language learning: Cases in the less commonly taught languages

New technologies and language learning: Cases in the less commonly taught languages

Seven chapters describe how different types of technologies (e.g., Web, ITV, and audio- or video-based materials) are used to support ...

KÀN NA! Authentic Chinese reading & video (PC only)

A variety of authentic sources, including a newspaper report of a hijacking, a family letter to Chinese students in the US...

HANGUL-RO BOJA! Authentic Korean reading & video

A variety of authentic sources, including notes found on the family refrigerator, traditional folk tales, modern poetry...
Ia Faalautele Lau Gagana Samoan Pedagogy Institute (2002)

Ia Faalautele Lau Gagana Samoan Pedagogy Institute (2002)

2002 Summer Institute
Heritage Learners and National Language Needs (2002)

Heritage Learners and National Language Needs (2002)

This two-day symposium provides practical information, theoretical considerations, and program/curriculum models for language education t...
2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Developing web-based foreign language learning environments

2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Developing web-based foreign language learning environments

Evaluation of the 2001 NFLRC Summer Institute, Developing Web-Based Foreign Language Learning Environments.
2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Web-based workshops for advanced reading & writing development & maintenance

2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Web-based workshops for advanced reading & writing development & maintenance

Evaluation of the 2001 NFLRC Summer Institute, Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development & Maintenance.
A focus on language test development: Expanding the language proficiency construct across a variety of tests

A focus on language test development: Expanding the language proficiency construct across a variety of tests

This volume presents eight research studies which introduce a variety of novel, non-traditional forms of second and foreign language ...
2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Korean pedagogy workshop: Task-based language teaching

2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Korean pedagogy workshop: Task-based language teaching

Evaluation of the 2001 NFLRC Summer Institute, Korean Pedagogy Workshop: Task-Based Language Teaching.
Mind, language, and epistemology: Toward a language socialization paradigm for SLA

Mind, language, and epistemology: Toward a language socialization paradigm for SLA

Karen Watson-Gegeo’s plenary talk lays out the issues involved and argues for a language socialization paradigm for second language ...
Voices and visions in global perspective: Selected papers from the second college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures

Voices and visions in global perspective: Selected papers from the second college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures

Selected papers from the first college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures
Developing Korean language performance assessments

Developing Korean language performance assessments

This Research Note reports on a task-based performance assessment development project for Korean as a foreign language through the Nation...
Korean Pedagogy Workshop: Task-Based Language Teaching (2001)

Korean Pedagogy Workshop: Task-Based Language Teaching (2001)

The opening session of this three-day summer institute willprovide an overview of the rationale for Task-Based Language Teaching(TBLT) ...
Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development & Maintenance (2001)

Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development & Maintenance (2001)

NFLRC Hawaiʻi offers 2 two-week intensive language courses to non-native-speaking teachers currently or imminently in service teaching Ch...
Developing Web-Based Foreign Language Learning Environments (2001)

Developing Web-Based Foreign Language Learning Environments (2001)

2001 Summer Institute

2000 Summer Institute evaluation: Computer-based tests for less commonly taught languages

Evaluation of the 2000 NFLRC Summer Institute, Computer-Based Tests for Less Commonly Taught Languages .
2000 Summer Institute evaluation: Performance-based Chinese language instruction

2000 Summer Institute evaluation: Performance-based Chinese language instruction

Evaluation of the 2000 NFLRC Summer Institute, Performance-Based Chinese Language Instruction.

Motivation, reported strategy use, and preferences for activities in foreign language classes at the UHM: Reliability and validity of instruments

NFLRC carried out a series of large scale data collection at undergraduate level foreign language classrooms in the university. The ...

Languages 2000 at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

This publication gives an overview of language departments, programs, and resources at the University of Hawai‘i. print booklet, free...
Four perspectives on L2 pragmatic development

Four perspectives on L2 pragmatic development

An increasing body of research examines the development of L2 learners' pragmatic ability. While some earlier longitudinal studies ...
Japanese placement tests at the University of Hawai‘i:  Applying item response theory

Japanese placement tests at the University of Hawai‘i: Applying item response theory

First-rate placement procedures are important for effective teaching and learning in any language program because they help create classe...
Studies on Korean in community schools

Studies on Korean in community schools

The papers in this volume focus on language teaching and learning in Korean community schools. Drawing on innovative experimental work an...
Shadowing and summarizing

Shadowing and summarizing

Shadowing and summarizing are deceptively simple tasks that can greatly enhance learning. This video shows an actual class going through ...
Performance-based Chinese Language Instruction (2000)

Performance-based Chinese Language Instruction (2000)

2000 Summer Institute
Hui-Ya Chuang

Hui-Ya Chuang

Hui-Ya Chuang comes to us from Empire State College in New York where for the past three years she was the Coordinator of ...
Ruslan Suvorov

Ruslan Suvorov

Ruslan (Russ) Suvorov is a Language Technology Specialist at the Center for Language & Technology (CLT) where he works on various ...
Gabriele Kasper

Gabriele Kasper

Gabriele Kasper, Professor in the UH Department of Second Language Studies, is series editor of the NFLRC sponsored publications on ...
Thom Hudson

Thom Hudson

THOM HUDSON is Professor Emeritus of the UH Department of Second Language Studies. His research focuses on second language reading, ...

David Hiple

David Hiple

DAVID HIPLE (former Director of the Center for Language & Technology and former Associate NFLRC Director) has 35 years of ...
Dorothy M. Chun

Dorothy M. Chun

Dorothy M. Chun is a Professor in the Department of Education at the University of Santa Barbara, California. She received her Ph.D. ...
Yao Zhang Hill

Yao Zhang Hill

YAO ZHANG HILL is an Assessment Specialist for the UHM Assessment Office, which collaborates with faculty, staff, students, and ...
Deborah Masterson

Deborah Masterson

DEBORAH MASTERSON (Publications Specialist), now retired, was the NFLRC's first employee in 1989. 

Hanh Thi  Nguyen

Hanh Thi Nguyen

Dr. Hanh Thi Nguyen (Hawai‘i Pacific University) serves as curriculum developer for Vietnamese 101, 102, 201, and 202 for courses at ...
Cherice Montgomery

Cherice Montgomery

Cherice Montgomery is co-leader of the NFLRC 2015, 2017, and 2018 Summer Institutes on Project-based Language Learning (PBLL). She is ...
Liliana Lopez

Liliana Lopez

Liliana Lopez is co-leader of the NFLRC 2015 Summer Institute on Project-based Language Learning (PBLL). She is on the National Faculty
Clayton Chee

Clayton Chee

Clayton Chee of the Center for Langauge & Technology provides faculty support to and/or management of multi media, production ...

Lauren Scheller

Lauren Scheller

Lauren Scheller is co-leader of the 2015 NFLRC Summer Institute on Project-based Language Learning (PBLL). She is Partnership Manager ...
Sabine Levet

Sabine Levet

Sabine Levet is co-leader of the 2016 NFLR Summer Institute on Intercultural Collaboration and Project-based Language Learning. She is ...
Marta Gonzalez-Lloret

Marta Gonzalez-Lloret

Marta González-Lloret is co-leader of the 2018 NFLRC Summer Institute: Preparing Faculty and Teachers to Implement PBLL. She is an ...
Charlene Polio

Charlene Polio

Charlene Polio is the editor of the NFLRC Mongraph Second Language Development in Writing. She is also the editor of the Annual ...
Trude Heift

Trude Heift

Trude Heift is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Language Learning & Technology Journal. She is a professor of linguistics at Simon Fraser ...
Steven Thorne

Steven Thorne

Steven Thorne is a professor of second language acquisition (SLA) at Portland State University. He has experience as independent LRC ...
Carl Blyth

Carl Blyth

Carl Blyth is an associate professor of French and director of the Title VI Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning
Janis Jensen

Janis Jensen

Janis Jensen is Program Director of STARTALK Language Initiatives at Kean University. She served as the Director of the School for ...
John Kawahara

John Kawahara

Paul Sandrock

Paul Sandrock

Paul Sandrock is Director of Education for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and author of the ACTFL ...
Julie Sykes

Julie Sykes

Julie Sykes is the Director of the Title VI Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS) at the University of Oregon. Her ...

Irene Thompson

Irene Thompson

IRENE THOMPSON (former Co-Editor, Language Learning & Technology) is Professor Emerita at George Washington University, where she ...
Niki Davis

Niki Davis

Niki Davis, Professor of e-Learning and Director of the College of Education e-Learning Lab at the University of Canterbury, New ...
Daniel Tom

Daniel Tom

Dan Tom has been the program coordinator of the UH Center for Language & Technology since 1980. Dan’s language teaching ...

Ellen Hart

Ellen Hart

Ellen Hart is the Project Advisor for our Online Language Pedagogy project. She is the World Languages Instructional Director
Una Cunningham

Una Cunningham

Una Cunnhingham has taught and carried out research in schools and universities in Sweden with a focus on learner pronunciation with ...
Don Doehla

Don Doehla

Don Doehla teaches French at Vintage High School in Napa, California. He is also Co-Director of the Berkeley WL Project at UC ...
Ken Kiyohara

Ken Kiyohara

Ken is a native of Japan and has been associated with the University of Hawaiʻi system for 15 years in different capacities. He worked ...

Susan Hojnacki

Dr. Susan Hojnacki is facilitator for our 2016 Materials Development for Online Language Courses webinar series. She is currently an ...
Dave Oka

Dave Oka

Dave Oka serves as the NFLRC Publications Specialist and the Media & Graphic Design Specialist for the Center for Language & ...

Jeenna Canche

Jeenna Canche

Jeenna Canche is the World Languages Educational Specialist for the Hawai“i State Department of Education.
Sarah Boutin

Sarah Boutin

Mrs. Sarah Boutin is facilitator for the 2017 Assessment in Online Language Courses series and the 2019 Selecting and Adapting ...

Ashleigh Surma

Ashleigh Surma

Ashleigh Surma is a PhD student in the Linguistics Department at UHM specializing in language documentation and conservation. She is ...

Cindy Brantmeier

Cindy Brantmeier (Ph.D. Indiana University) is Professor of Applied Linguistics and Education at Washington University in St. Louis. ...

Bob Lenz

Bob Lenz

Bob Lenz is executive director of the Buck Institute for Education (BIE), the industry leading organization in providing professional ...
Martha G. Abbott

Martha G. Abbott

Marty Abbott’s career began in Fairfax County Public Schools (VA) where she was a language teacher, foreign language coordinator, and ...
Aili Mu

Aili Mu

Aili Mu is an Associate Professor of Chinese at Iowa State University. She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the State ...
Kathryn Murphy-Judy

Kathryn Murphy-Judy

Dr. Murphy-Judy is Coordinator of Languages and Associate Professor of French in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of World ...
Lynn Fulton

Lynn Fulton

Lynn Fulton is a language educator with extensive experience in classrooms from Kindergarten through grades 16+.  She is ...
Wenyi Ling

Wenyi Ling

Wenyi Ling is a graduate assistant at the Center for Language & Technology (CLT) and National Foreign Language Resource Center ...

Susanne DeVore

Susanne DeVore

Susanne DeVore is a PhD student in Second Language Studies. Before coming to the University of Hawaii, she earned a BA degree in ...

John Mayer

John Mayer

John Mayer is an Associate Professor of Samoan in the Department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literature.  He was a Peace Corps ...

Nicholas Thieberger

Nicholas Thieberger

Nick Thieberger is currently an ARC QE2 Senior Research Fellow in the School of Languages and Linguistics at the University of ...
John Norris

John Norris

John Norris is Senior Research Director and Principal Research Scientist at Educational Testing Service. His research and teaching ...

Madeline K. Spring

Madeline K. Spring

Madeline Spring is the current Director of the UH Chinese Language Flagship Program. Until recently, she was Professor of Chinese ...

Mary Hammond

Mary Hammond

Mary Hammond was a member of the NFRC Board in 2010-2014. She oversees the student scholarship programs at the East-West Center, where ...
Richard Medina

Richard Medina

RICHARD MEDINA is the Assistant Director of Technology at the NFLRC. His  energies are primarily directed at co-developing online ...
Bradley Rentz

Bradley Rentz

Tobias Bloyd

Tobias Bloyd

Tobias Bloyd is a PhD student in the Department of Linguistics at UH Mānoa emphasizing on language documentation and conservation. He ...

Eunseok Ro

Eunseok Ro

Robert Blake

Robert Blake

2010-2014 Advisory Board Member

Cynthia Ning

Cynthia Ning

Since 1991, Dr. Ning’s administrative duties have included general oversight of the Center for Chinese Studies at UH, assistance with ...

James Dean Brown

James Dean Brown

JAMES DEAN (JD) BROWN was NFLRC Director in 2012. He is Professor Emeritus of Second Language Studies at UH. His areas of ...
Julio C. Rodriguez

Julio C. Rodriguez

Julio C Rodriguez (NFLRC Director) is the director of the Center for Language & Technology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. ...
Song Jiang

Song Jiang

SONG JIANG (Associate NFLRC Director, 2014-2018) is associate professor of Chinese and Chinese section head in the Department of East ...

Naiyi Xie Fincham

Naiyi Xie Fincham

Naiyi Xie Fincham is an Assistant Faculty Specialist in Instructional Design at the Center for Language & Technology (CLT) where ...

Center for Language & Technology

The Language Learning Center (LLC) offers workshops each semester to enhance language teaching and learning in the College of ...
Advanced East Asian Courses Online

Advanced East Asian Courses Online

The NFLRC offers distance learning opportunities in advanced Chinese, Japanese, and Korean language via the World Wide Web on an ongoing ...
2015 Fundamentals of PBLL (Option 2)

2015 Fundamentals of PBLL (Option 2)

more...

Task-based Language Teaching in Foreign Language Education

Task-based Language Teaching in Foreign Language Education

The purpose of this project is two-fold: (i) to design, implement, and evaluate a prototype task-based language teaching (TBLT) program f...
Teaching the Pragmatics of Indonesian as a Foreign Language

Teaching the Pragmatics of Indonesian as a Foreign Language

The NFLRC will develop materials, activities, and strategies for teaching the pragmatics of Indonesian as a foreign language (IFL). The p...
Continuation of the journal <i>Language Learning & Technology</i> (1999-2002)

Continuation of the journal Language Learning & Technology (1999-2002)

A major initiative of the NFLRC during the 1996-1999 grant cyclewas the establishment of a new professional journal on technology andfo...
Community-based Service Learning in Heritage Languages

Community-based Service Learning in Heritage Languages

This project focuses on Mandarin Chinese as a prototypical heritage language and brings ethnic undergraduate students and members of the ...

Explicit instruction and JFL learners’ use of interactional discourse markers in extended tellings

Study of the explicit instruction of Japanese discourse markers to English-speaking, intermediate learners of Japanese as a Foreign ...

Japanese language needs analysis 1998-1999

The results of the first stage of an on-going curriculum development project aimed at creating performance based tests for the first ...
Explicit and incidental instruction and learner awareness

Explicit and incidental instruction and learner awareness

Explicit instruction can facilitate learner awareness of the surface features of a language, but does not guarantee it. Similarly, learne...
Integration of national standards in a Japanese language classroom

Integration of national standards in a Japanese language classroom

This 20-minute video plus guidebook familiarizes pre-service and in-service teachers of Japanese with the "five C" goals of the Japanese ...
Introducing action research into post-secondary foreign language teacher education

Introducing action research into post-secondary foreign language teacher education

The teaching of foreign languages at the post-secondary level in the USA increasingly reflects an interest in developing communicative ...
Self-Directed Learning:  Materials & Strategies (1999)

Self-Directed Learning: Materials & Strategies (1999)

1999 Summer Institute
The development of a lexical tone phonology in American adult learners of standard Mandarin Chinese

The development of a lexical tone phonology in American adult learners of standard Mandarin Chinese

The study reported is based on an assessment of three decades of research on the SLA of Mandarin tone. It investigates whether difference...
UG access in L2 acquisition: Reassessing the question Colloquium papers from the Second Language Research Forum 1998 October 15–18, 1998 at the University of Hawai‘i

UG access in L2 acquisition: Reassessing the question Colloquium papers from the Second Language Research Forum 1998 October 15–18, 1998 at the University of Hawai‘i

Reexamine the assumptions that went into the original UG-access research of the 1980s. Is the original access question a reasonable one
The life of language, the language of life: Selected papers from the first college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures

The life of language, the language of life: Selected papers from the first college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures

Selected papers from the first college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures
Checklist: Evaluative criteria for computer-delivered language learning systems

Checklist: Evaluative criteria for computer-delivered language learning systems

The Multimedia Language Learning Software website was developed as a follow-up to the 1998 Invitational Symposium on Assessing and Advanc...
Second language development in writing: Measures of fluency, accuracy, and complexity

Second language development in writing: Measures of fluency, accuracy, and complexity

In this book, the authors analyze and compare the ways that fluency, accuracy, grammatical complexity, and lexical complexity have been m...
Advancing Language Immersion Education:  Pacific Perspectives & International Applications (1998)

Advancing Language Immersion Education: Pacific Perspectives & International Applications (1998)

Drawing on the dynamic successes of language immersion programs in the Pacific, the 1998 Summer Institute united experts from East and We...
Foreign language partnership

Foreign language partnership

US policy makers and educators have tended to view immigrant languages as a "problem" rather than recognize these languages as "resources...
Can pragmatic competence be taught?

Can pragmatic competence be taught?

The plenary at the 1997 TESOL Convention explores the 'teachability' of pragmatic ability in a second or foreign language. It is ...
Acquisition of Italian grammatical gender: L2 learners

Acquisition of Italian grammatical gender: L2 learners

This study investigated the sensitivity to gender cues exhibited by L2 learners of Italian. The participants were 64 students in first- a...
Foreign Language Instruction via Distance Education (1997)

Foreign Language Instruction via Distance Education (1997)

WORKSHOP - July 7-18, 1997: "Tools and Techniques for Foreign Language Instruction via Interactive Television"This two-week workshop tra...
Sociolinguistics and Cross-cultural Pragmatics

Sociolinguistics and Cross-cultural Pragmatics

A recent review of studies on interlanguage pragmatics (Kasper & Schmidt, 1996) documented that pragmatic development in adult nonnative ...
Pragmatic Development and the Instruction of Pragmatics in the Japanese as a Foreign Language Classroom

Pragmatic Development and the Instruction of Pragmatics in the Japanese as a Foreign Language Classroom

Nonnative speakers' sociolinguistic and pragmatic competence has been a research focus of the University of Hawai‘i faculty for a number ...
Action Research and the Preparation of Foreign Language Teachers

Action Research and the Preparation of Foreign Language Teachers

The teaching of foreign languages at the post-secondary level increasingly reflects an interest in developing communicative proficiency, ...
Performance and Portfolio Assessment

Performance and Portfolio Assessment

The purpose of this project is to develop alternative methods of language testing that will be appropriate for assessing communicative an...
Computerized Testing Protocol for Mandarin Chinese

Computerized Testing Protocol for Mandarin Chinese

Professor Tao-Chung (Ted) Yao was hired at the University of Hawai‘i in 1995 to serve as the overall language program coordinator for the...
A Multi-Language Comparison of Syntactic Complexity Measures and Their Relationship to Foreign Language Oral Proficiency

A Multi-Language Comparison of Syntactic Complexity Measures and Their Relationship to Foreign Language Oral Proficiency

Joint project with the University of Melbourne and Kwansei Gakuin University, with the collaboration of the Center for Applied Linguistic...
Foreign Language Partnership

Foreign Language Partnership

Rationale and Objectives:United States educational policies and public attitudes have often reflected a narrow view of language needs a...
East Asian Role Plays

East Asian Role Plays

A team consisting of David Hiple (NFLRC), Kyoko Hijirida (East Asian Languages & Literatures), Soo-ah Kim Yuen (East Asian Languages & Li...
Model Hawaiian Immersion Curriculum

Model Hawaiian Immersion Curriculum

Work is underway to establish a model program for developing Hawaiian language immersion materials . Joint cooperation with native speake...
Evaluative Criteria for Computer-Delivered Language Learning Systems

Evaluative Criteria for Computer-Delivered Language Learning Systems

This NFLRC project will result in the development of evaluative criteria for the design, selection, and utilization of computer-delivered...
Assessment of Cross-cultural Pragmatics

Assessment of Cross-cultural Pragmatics

There are numerous existing methods for measuring grammatical and textual competence (syntax, vocabulary, cohesion, etc.), but no general...
<i>Language Learning & Technology</i>: Online Journal

Language Learning & Technology: Online Journal

Language Learning & Technology is a refereed journal, published exclusively on the World Wide Web, which began publication in July ...
Negative Feedback in Adult L2 Development

Negative Feedback in Adult L2 Development

This project investigated the relative effectiveness of models and corrective recasts on adult learners' language development. Recasts ar...
Explicit and Implicit Factors in Foreign Language Learning

Explicit and Implicit Factors in Foreign Language Learning

Controversies concerning the relative contribution of explicit and implicit factors in foreign language learning have always been core is...
Second Language Development in Writing:  Measures of Fluency, Accuracy, and Complexity

Second Language Development in Writing: Measures of Fluency, Accuracy, and Complexity

In this project, we analyzed and compared the ways that fluency, accuracy, grammatical complexity, and lexical complexity have been measu...
Language Immersion

Language Immersion

This initiative builds on a series of interrelated language immersion projects currently (see http://www.uatuahine.hawaii.edu/hana/Ittp/...
Reading Kanji

Reading Kanji

Professor Matsunaga carried out a study exploring the extent to which native speakers of Japanese associate kanji (Chinese characters) wi...
Distance Education

Distance Education

Performance-based Multimedia Materials for Mandarin Chinese and Korean via an Integrated CD-ROM and World-Wide-Web Delivery FormatA new...

1996 New technologies and less commonly taught languages: Abstracts and other information from the NFLRC Symposium

This page includes abstracts and other information from the NFLRC Symposium held at the University of Hawai‘i, July 8-12, 1996.
Bilingualism and early literacy

Bilingualism and early literacy

1996 lecture presented at the University of Hawai‘i by Ellen Bialystok, Sponsored by the National Foreign Language Resource Center.
Computer-mediated collaborative learning: Theory and practice

Computer-mediated collaborative learning: Theory and practice

Explores the nature of computer-mediated communication (CMC) and examines its potential in promoting collaborative language learning....
Motivation for learning foreign languages

Motivation for learning foreign languages

This DVD offers an informative and entertaining discussion of several studies on the role of motivation in second and foreign language le...
Pilot instruments for assessing cross-cultural pragmatics in nonnative learners of Korean

Pilot instruments for assessing cross-cultural pragmatics in nonnative learners of Korean

The instruments in this report are pilot versions of instruments that have been developed in order to provide means for researchers to ex...
Chinese language video clips for classroom use (video version)

Chinese language video clips for classroom use (video version)

Filmed on location in Beijing, mostly at Peking University, these naturalistic video clips, ranging from less than one minute to eight mi...
Linguistics and language teaching: Proceedings of the sixth joint LSH-HATESL conference

Linguistics and language teaching: Proceedings of the sixth joint LSH-HATESL conference

This volume contains 18 articles revolving around linguistic issues, sociolinguistics, and language teaching and learning.
Motivational aspects of using computers for writing and communication

Motivational aspects of using computers for writing and communication

This sample chapter from Telecollaboration in Foreign Language Learning: Proceedings of the Hawai`i Symposium (Technical Report #12) desc...
Computer-mediated communication in foreign language education: An annotated bibliography

Computer-mediated communication in foreign language education: An annotated bibliography

This literature review is designed to be an online resource to aid teachers and researchers seeking information on computer technology an...
A lesson in learning Hawaiian

A lesson in learning Hawaiian

Lise Winer of Southern Illinois University discusses her experiences learning both Hawaiian and hula, focusing on cognitive learning ...
Language learning motivation: Pathways to the new century

Language learning motivation: Pathways to the new century

This volume chronicles a revolution in our thinking about what makes students want to learn languages and what causes them to persist in ...
Integrating language and content instruction

Integrating language and content instruction

Students who participate in immersion programs not only become proficient in the immersion language, they also achieve academically...
The effect of planning in L2 Spanish oral narratives

The effect of planning in L2 Spanish oral narratives

This study reports on an experiment in which a group of 14 American learners of Spanish as a foreign language performed two monologic pro...
Performance and portfolio assessment (1985–1995): An extended annotated bibliography of sources useful for language teachers

Performance and portfolio assessment (1985–1995): An extended annotated bibliography of sources useful for language teachers

This bibliography offers a collection of extended article summaries drawn from the performance and portfolio assessment literature of the...
Attention and awareness in foreign language learning

Attention and awareness in foreign language learning

Issues related to the role of attention and awareness in learning lie at the heart of many theoretical and practical controversies in the...
Language learning strategies around the world: Cross-cultural perspectives

Language learning strategies around the world: Cross-cultural perspectives

Language learning strategies are the specific steps students take to improve their progress in learning a second or foreign language. Opt...
Pragmatik im Fremdsprachenunterricht [Pragmatics in foreign language teaching]

Pragmatik im Fremdsprachenunterricht [Pragmatics in foreign language teaching]

Pragmatic competence has long been recognized as an important component of communicative competence. How can foreign language instruction...
Hawaiian Immersion Curriculum Development Project

Hawaiian Immersion Curriculum Development Project

This is a preview of a 1996 video documenting the progress of the project "Model Hawaiian Immersion Curriculum."
The role of phonological coding in reading Kanji: A research report and some pedagogical implications

The role of phonological coding in reading Kanji: A research report and some pedagogical implications

Results and pedagogical implications of a study which she conducted on phonological coding in reading kanji using an eye-movement ...

Mandarin Chinese: Four-year instructional goals, curriculum outline, and institutional measures

This curriculum outline includes student profiles, objectives, and an instructional outline for a Chinese language core program which uti...
Virtual connections: Online activities and projects for networking language learners

Virtual connections: Online activities and projects for networking language learners

Computer networking has created dramatic new possibilities for connecting language learners in a single classroom or across the globe. Th...
Developing prototypic measures of cross-cultural pragmatics

Developing prototypic measures of cross-cultural pragmatics

Although the study of cross-cultural pragmatics has gained importance in applied linguistics, there are no standard forms of assessment t...
Pragmatics of Chinese as native and target language

Pragmatics of Chinese as native and target language

This technical report includes six contributions to the study of the pragmatics of Mandarin Chinese:*A report of an interview study cond...
Technology and the Human Factor in Foreign Language Education (1995)

Technology and the Human Factor in Foreign Language Education (1995)

1995 Summer Institute
Hypermedia Kanji City

Hypermedia Kanji City

The Kanji City Project began as an exploration of hypertext and hypermedia as a new environment for language education and training. Trad...
Teacher Training via Interactive Television and Internet

Teacher Training via Interactive Television and Internet

This project explored the media of interactive television (ITV) and internet for teacher education. The context for the project was an in...
Chinese Curriculum Project

Chinese Curriculum Project

This continuing research project involves development and refinement of a Mandarin Chinese curriculum for the first through fourth years ...
Korean Language and Culture Materials

Korean Language and Culture Materials

For six weeks in July and August of 1993, nine American musicians, educators, and scholars participated in the first annual Summer Instit...
A bibliography of pedagogy and research in interpretation and translation

A bibliography of pedagogy and research in interpretation and translation

This volume includes four types of bibliographic information on translation and interpretation studies: Research efforts across discipl...
A framework for testing cross-cultural pragmatics

A framework for testing cross-cultural pragmatics

This volume presents a framework for developing methods which assess cross-cultural pragmatic ability. Although the framework has been de...
Pragmatics of Japanese as native and target language

Pragmatics of Japanese as native and target language

This technical report includes three contributions to the study of the pragmatics of Japanese: A bibliography on speech act performance...
Research methods in interlanguage pragmatics

Research methods in interlanguage pragmatics

DISCONTINUED: for info contact mastersn@hawaii.edu This technical report reviews the methods of data collection employed in 39 studies o...