SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE 2004 NFLRC SYMPOSIUM: DISTANCE EDUCATION, DISTRIBUTED LEARNING, AND LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION

Irene Thompson & David Hiple, editors

These eight papers were presented at the Distance Education, Distributed Learning, and Language Instruction Symposium held July 27-30, 2004 at the University of Hawai'i National Foreign Language Resource Center. The Symposium brought together educators to present and discuss innovative models of distance and distributed learning programs in foreign languages and in foreign language teacher education.

Preface 
Irene Thompson
The George Washington University (Emerita)
David Hiple
University of Hawai'i

PART I: MODELS OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE DISTANCE EDUCATION AND DISTRIBUTED LEARNING COURSES

Language Learning at a Distance: Spanish Without Walls
Robert Blake & Ann Marie Delforge
University of California, Davis

A Hybrid Business German Course
Annette Kym
Hunter College, City University of New York

PART II: TELECOLLABORATION IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE COURSES

Telecollaborative Language Study: A Personal Overview of Praxis and Research
Julie A. Belz
The Pennsylvania State University

Using Communication Tools to Foster Cross-Cultural Understanding
Gilberte Furstenberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PART III: MODELS OF DISTANCE TEACHER EDUCATION COURSES

Assessment in an Online Foreign Language Methods Course
June K. Phillips
Weber State University

Improving Teacher Quality Through an On-Line Professional Development Course: A Research Study
Ekaterina Koubek
Buena Vista University
Aleidine J. Moeller
University of Nebraska - Lincoln

On-line Assessment Through Communities of Practice
Marta Gonzalez-Lloret

University of Hawai'i, Manoa

CMC-Based Learning in Language Teacher Education: A German-American Collaborative Project
Carolin Fuchs
Justus-Liebig Universitšt Giessen, Germany



Thompson, I., & Hiple, D. (eds.). (2005). Selected papers from the 2004 NFLRC symposium: Distance Education, Distributed Learning and Language Instruction (NetWork#44) [HTML document]. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i, National Foreign Language Resource Center. http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/NetWorks/NW44.



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