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NFLRC Resources on ScholarSpace

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

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

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

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, ...

Developing Courses in Languages for Specific Purposes

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

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...

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

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

LRC Brochure

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

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...

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....

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

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

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.

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...

Second Language Research Forum 2008: Conference evaluation report

Evaluation of the 2008 Second Language Research Forum Conference.

Evaluation of the Language Learning Center at the ...

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

Fostering cohesion and community in asynchronous online courses

Powerpoint presentation at CALICO 2008 in San Francisco.

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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

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

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 [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 symposium: Distance Education, Distributed Learning & ...

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

"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...

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 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...

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

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

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...

2003 NFLRC workshop: CLAN for conversation analysis

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

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...

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...

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 .

2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Heritage learners and national ...

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

2002 Summer Institute evaluation: Samoan pedagogy institute

Evaluation of the 2002 NFLRC Summer Institute, Ia Faalautele Lau Gagana Samoan Pedagogy Institute.

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.

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

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

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: Korean pedagogy workshop: Task-based ...

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

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...

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

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

2000 Summer Institute evaluation: Performance-based Chinese language instruction

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

L2 vocabulary learning strategies

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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..

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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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 ...