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NFLRC Resources on ScholarSpace

NFLRC maintains a large searchable archive of free language research and teaching materials on ScholarSpace...

E Komo Mai :: info for visitors

This is the most recent update of NFLRC’s info guide for visitors to Honolulu. It includes information about local transportation, ...

NFLRC 2017 Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) Intensive Summer ...

This document reports on, and evaluates the NFLRC 2017 Intensive Summer Institute more...

Proceedings 2015: Selected papers from the nineteenth college-wide ...

In a Word

LRC Brochure

This brochure highlights work of 16 National Foreign Language Resource Centers.

Developing Courses in Languages for Specific Purposes

Language for Specific Purposes courses provide an invaluable alternative or supplement to general language courses...

NFLRC 2015 Intensive Summer Institute: Project-Based Language Learning ...

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

Proceedings 2014: Selected papers from the eighteenth college-wide ...

In a Word

4th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation ...

This document reports on, and evaluates the 4th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation (ICLDC) held at the University of Hawai‘i...

Proceedings 2013: Selected papers from the seventeenth college-wide ...

Selected papers from the annual conference for students in the UHM College of Languages, Linguistics, & Literature.

2013 NFLRC Summer Institute: Language for Specific Purposes ...

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

The 7th International Conference & Workshops on Technology ...

Proceedings of the 7th International Conference & Workshops onTechnology & Chinese Language Teaching, held at the University of Hawai...

Proceedings 2012: Selected papers from the sixteenth college-wide ...

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

Language Resource Centers bringing worlds together (LRC joint ...

Overview of the fifteen Language Resource Centers nationwide (for the 2010–2014 grant period)...

Using surveys for understanding and improving foreign language ...

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

Proceedings 2011: Selected papers from the fifteenth college-wide ...

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

Proceedings 2010: Selected papers from the fourteenth college-wide ...

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

2009 NFLRC summer institute: Web-based two-week intensive language ...

This document reports on, and evaluates the 2009 NFLRC summer institute: Web-based two-week intensive language course for non-native teac...

2009 NFLRC Summer Institute For Non-native Teachers of ...

Evaluation of the 2009 NFLRC Summer Institute For Non-native Teachers of Chinese held at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa, from June 22 to July 3.

Second Language Research Forum 2008: Conference evaluation report

Evaluation of the 2008 Second Language Research Forum Conference.

Proceedings 2009: Selected papers from the thirteenth college-wide ...

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 ...

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

Proceedings 2008: Selected papers from the twelfth college-wide ...

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

Fostering cohesion and community in asynchronous online courses

Powerpoint presentation at CALICO 2008 in San Francisco.

Documenting and revitalizing Austronesian languages

The case studies in this volume lead to a discussion of changes in the field of linguistics and the alliances which are being built betwe...

2007 Second International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching: ...

Developing useful evaluation practices in college foreign langauge ...

This booklet summarizes three immediate outcomes of the authoring group’s work during the Developing Useful Evaluation Practices in Colle...

2007 17th International Conference on Pragmatics & Language ...

Evaluation of the 2007 17th International Conference on Pragmatics & Language Learning.

Evaluation of the NFLRC summer institute 2007: Developing ...

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

Selected papers from Pragmatics in the CJK Classroom: ...

papers in this volume address current concerns in L2 pragmatics that range from the development of pragmatic competence by children and college-age students...

Proceedings 2007: Selected papers from the eleventh college-wide ...

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 ...

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 ...

The project's mission is to enable useful evaluation in support of foreign language programs. This is the annotated bibliography section of the Website...

Proceedings 2006: Selected papers from the tenth college-wide ...

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

2004 selected papers from the NFLRC symposium: Distance ...

These eight papers were presented at the Distance Education, Distributed Learning, and Language Instruction Symposium held July 27-30, 2...

Reanalysis of discernment from a social constructivist perspective: ...

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 ...

Elicited imitation can be a reliable and valid measure of general competence, while also possibly serving as an instrument for linguistically-oriented second...

Proceedings 2005: Selected papers from the ninth college-wide ...

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 ...

Final report on the 2005 NFLRC workshop, Designing Effective Foreign Language Placement Tests. During this two-week workshop participant...

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...

Issues in placement survey

The overall goal of the project is to develop a manual of best practices in placement testing that would be of use to those people involved in the placement...

2004 NFLRC symposium: Distance Education, Distributed Learning & ...

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

Issues in placement survey [website]

The overall goal of the project is to develop a manual of best practices in placement testing that would be of use to those people involved in the placement...

2004 NFLRC/COTSEAL Workshop: New Visions for Southeast Asian ...

Evaluation of the 2004 NFLRC/COTSEAL Workshop, New Visions for Southeast Asian Language Teaching.

Proceedings 2003: Selected papers from the seventh college-wide ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

This study focuses on a particular listening pattern in Japanese which occurs by overlapping with the current speaker's incrementing utte...

Proceedings 2001: Selected papers from the fifth college-wide ...

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

2003 NFLRC workshop: CLAN for conversation analysis

Evaluation of the 2003 NFLRC workshop: CLAN for conversation analysis.

2003 NFLRC summer institute: Corpus Linguistics for Korean ...

Evaluation of the 2003 NFLRC summer institute, Corpus Linguistics for Korean Language Learning and Teaching.

2003 NFLRC summer institute for professional development: Southeast ...

Report on a series of site visits and faculty development workshops at US-supported advanced study abroad programs in Southeast Asia. Workshops for advanced...

Proceedings 2002: Selected papers from the sixth college-wide ...

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

Multimedia Language Learning Software

This website was developed as a follow-up to the 1998 Invitational Symposium on Assessing and Advancing Technology Option in Language Learning. The goal of...

2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Web-based workshops for advanced ...

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

Proceedings 2000: Selected papers from the fourth college-wide ...

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 ...

In recent years, the National Security Education Program (NSEP) has supported an increasing number of programs for teaching languages usi...

Proceedings 1999: Selected papers from the third college-wide ...

Selected papers from the first college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures

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 ...

Evaluation of the 2000 NFLRC Summer Institute, Heritage Learners and National Language Needs.

2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Korean pedagogy workshop: Task-based ...

Evaluation of the 2001 NFLRC Summer Institute, Korean Pedagogy Workshop: Task-Based Language Teaching.

2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Web-based workshops for advanced ...

Evaluation of the 2001 NFLRC Summer Institute, Web-Based Workshops for Advanced Reading & Writing Development & Maintenance.

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...

Voices and visions in global perspective: Selected papers ...

Selected papers from the first college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures

Community language resources: A handbook for teachers

The aim of the project is to capitalize on community language resources in developing programs and products to improve foreign language education. Approache ...

2001 Summer Institute evaluation: Developing web-based foreign language ...

Evaluation of the 2001 NFLRC Summer Institute, Developing Web-Based Foreign Language Learning Environments.

Japanese placement tests at the University of Hawai‘i: ...

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

Motivation, reported strategy use, and preferences for activities ...

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

Languages 2000 at the University of Hawai‘i at ...

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

An increasing body of research examines the development of L2 learners' pragmatic ability. While some earlier longitudinal studies chart observed acquisi...

2000 Summer Institute evaluation: Computer-based tests for less ...

Evaluation of the 2000 NFLRC Summer Institute, Computer-Based Tests for Less Commonly Taught Languages .

Identity and second language learning: Local Japanese learning ...

Ethnographic case study of four Japanese American university students studying the Japanese language in Hawai‘i investigates the role of the Japanese...

2000 Summer Institute evaluation: Performance-based Chinese language instruction

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

Explicit instruction and JFL learners' use of interactional ...

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

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 and second year Japanese...

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...

Foreign languages on ITV

The use of interactive television (ITV) is on the rise in the foreign language teaching field, bringing previously unavailable educationa...

L2 vocabulary learning strategies

Explicit instruction can facilitate learner awareness of the surface features of a language, but does not guarantee it. Similarly, learne...

Introducing action research into post-secondary foreign language teacher ...

The teaching of foreign languages at the post-secondary level in the USA increasingly reflects an interest in developing communicative proficiency, but...

UG access in L2 acquisition: Reassessing the question ...

Reexamine the assumptions that went into the original UG-access research of the 1980s. Is the original access question a reasonable one to ask at the present...

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...

The life of language, the language of life: ...

Selected papers from the first college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics and literatures

Teaching Russian reading in a distance classroom: A ...

In the spring of 1997, the author team-taught a Russian Reading course at the UH via a distance classroom. A brief report on the course is found at this site.

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 demonstrated that some aspect..

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...

Performance and portfolio assessment (1985–1995): An extended annotated ...

This bibliography offers a collection of extended article summaries drawn from the performance and portfolio assessment literature of the...

A lesson in learning Hawaiian

Lise Winer of Southern Illinois University discusses her experiences learning both Hawaiian and hula, focusing on cognitive learning strategies and interact...

The effect of planning in L2 Spanish oral ...

This study reports on an experiment in which a group of 14 American learners of Spanish as a foreign language performed two monologic pro...

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

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

1996 New technologies and less commonly taught languages: ...

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

Korean language and culture materials

These materials were developed as a lightning-quick introduction to Korean language and to the intricacies of personal interaction with t...

Motivational aspects of using computers for writing and ...

This sample chapter from Telecollaboration in Foreign Language Learning: Proceedings of the Hawai`i Symposium (Technical Report #12) desc...

Pilot instruments for assessing cross-cultural pragmatics in nonnative ...

The instruments in this report are pilot versions of instruments that have been developed in order to provide means for researchers to ex...

Computer-mediated collaborative learning: Theory and practice

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

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

This curriculum outline includes student profiles, objectives, and an instructional outline for a Chinese language core program which uti...

Korean proficiency guidelines

Booklet plus two video tapes contain Korean oral proficiency guidelines for speaking listening, reading, and writing, as well as supporting materials...

Supplementary materials for conversational Tagalog (student book+reading text)

This collection of graded authentic reading materials, along with grammar and vocabulary exercises, has been prepared for students of Tag...

Identifying and responding to evaluation needs in college ...

Our goal is to build the capacity of college foreign language educators to engage with a variety of evaluation, assessment, and accreditation demands ...

2014 NFLRC Summer Institute: Language for Specific Purposes ...

This document reports on, and evaluates the 2014 NFLRC Summer Institute: Language for Specific Purposes held at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa.