Big 10 Workshops

Big 10 LCTL Partnership: May 2019 Workshop for LCTL Instructors

May 13-14, 2019

Michigan State University (Wells Hall, East Lansing, MI)

As part of the Mellon Foundation-funded Big 10 Academic Alliance Less Commonly Taught Languages Partnership at Michigan State University, the MSU Center for Language Teaching Advancement is hosting a workshop for Big 10 university LCTL instructors on May 13-14 in East Lansing, Michigan. See below for information from MSU about the workshop‘s focus.

Each Big 10 university can send two LCTL instructors to participate in this workshop.


Participants will engage in a variety of sessions:

  • Use and understand the concept of reverse design
  • Examine proficiency standards that are relevant to your program and students
  • Dialogue about best practices regarding the use of authentic and designed materials in the classroom.
  • Learn the basics about rights and responsibilities when it comes to copyright and open access materials
  • Hands-on time after each topic to dig into concepts and make notes for follow-up actions needed

to Language Institute 2018-19 Big 10 LCTL Partnership Workshop Grant Recipients!

  • Erlin Barnard, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures (Indonesian)
  • Trang Tran, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures (Vietnamese)
  • Janpanit Surasin, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures (Thai)

The full cost of participation in this workshop is covered by the UW-Madison Language Institute and Michigan State University.