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Calendar

Jan 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm B342 Wells Hall
Join CAL, CeLTA Staff, and the CeLTA Director Search Committee for a research talk by Dr. Felix Kronenberg, Associate Professor, Modern Languages and Literatures, Director of the Language Learning Center, Rhodes College, Memphis Tennessee. Research Talk[...]
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Wells Hall
Our kids programs are open to children ages 6-12 and are designed to provide a fun learning environment that focuses on playful interactions in the target language. It will sensitize children to language learning, help[...]
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm B135 CeLTA Space
Join CAL, CeLTA Staff, and the CeLTA Director Search Committee for a “CeLTA Vision Talk” from Dr. Felix Kronenberg, Associate Professor, Modern Languages and Literatures, Director of the Language Learning Center, Rhodes College, Memphis Tennessee. After the[...]
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B125 Wells Hall
Presenters: Drs. Paula Winke and Emily Heidrich In this workshop, we will review current theoretical issues in language placement testing that affect all placement testing programs at Michigan State University and beyond. The most import[...]
Jan 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
Come to the CeLTA space to practice your language skills and meet new people. This is an informal, low-pressure atmosphere where you can speak in the target language, ask questions, and learn more about culture.
Jan 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm B342 Wells Hall
Join CAL, CeLTA Staff, and the CeLTA Director Search Committee for a research talk by Dr. Alejandro Cuza-Blanco, Professor of Spanish and Linguistics, Director of Linguistics, and Director of the Heritage Language Program in the Department[...]
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm B135 CeLTA Space
Join CAL, CeLTA Staff, and the CeLTA Director Search Committee for a research talk by Dr. Alejandro Cuza-Blanco, Professor of Spanish and Linguistics, Director of Linguistics, and Director of the Heritage Language Program in the[...]
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B125 Wells Hall
Presenters: Jeff Maloney and Dan Isbell MSU offers Qualtrics as a service for faculty and graduate students. With this software you can create surveys for a wide range of purposes, especially research. We will discuss[...]
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
Come to the CeLTA space to practice your language skills and meet new people. This is an informal, low-pressure atmosphere where you can speak in the target language, ask questions, and learn more about culture.
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B125 Wells Hall
Presenter: Dr. Shannon Spasova In this session, participants will learn how to create a speaking assignment or assessment using H5P. H5P allows the combination of several activity types to create prompts that include audio, image,[...]
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
Come to the CeLTA space to practice your language skills and meet new people. This is an informal, low-pressure atmosphere where you can speak in the target language, ask questions, and learn more about culture.
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Digital Scholarship Lab in the Main Library
Presenter: Kristen Mapes In this workshop, we will discuss where you already have an online presence, where you may want to develop a digital identity, and how to do it. We will think through what[...]
Feb 23 all-day B342 Wells Hall
The SLS Symposium is a series of presentations by Second Language Studies Ph.D. students and keynote speakers. This year’s speakers are Dr. Pavel Trofimovich from the Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance at Concordia[...]
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Digital Scholarship Lab (2nd floor of the west wing in the MSU Main Library)
Presenters: Madeline Shellgren This workshop focuses on various notions of accessibility. We will start with questioning who students are and why that is important to consider. Together, we will also explore ways to make space[...]
Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
Presenter: Dr. Anne Violin-Wigent As part of my current investigation on the effectiveness of explicit instruction, this project investigates the evolution of the accuracy of French liaisons produced by students over a semester. Do they actually[...]
Mar 16 @ 8:15 am – 11:00 am B342 Wells
Come to see graduate students in the SLS Program present the research they will share at upcoming national conferences! 8:15 AM: Dan Isbell and Susie Kim: Works-in-Progress session: Please choose to sit at Dan Isbell[...]
Mar 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm East Lansing Public Library
The 11th annual family literacy event, One World, Many Stories is proud to present Connie Schofield-Morrison’s, I Got the Rhythm, a book about expressing yourself through dance and music and being inspired by the rhythm[...]
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
Presenter: Alissa Cohen This workshop will explore some of the challenges of promoting language study among American school children and look at the CeLTA Fellowship project I conducted this year to address some of these challenges.[...]
Mar 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm A222 Wells Hall
If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing twice: Doing replication research Join us for a workshop on replication research! Dr. Graeme Porte from the University of Granada will lead us through a workshop on[...]
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
Presenters: Drs. Susan Gass, Paula Winke, Koen Van Gorp, and Emily Heidrich Join us to hear updates on the Language Proficiency Flagship Initiative, funded by the National Security Education Program within the Defense Language and[...]
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm B342 Wells Hall
Roman Chepyshko’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Roman as he defends his dissertation on how adult ESL learners pattern more like native-English-speakers on their acceptance/non-acceptance of alternating and non-alternating verb phrases (like[...]
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm
CeLTA Student Interaction Grants provide support in reaching oral proficiency goals over the summer months. Students in Arabic, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, or Spanish classes 202 or above are eligible. If you are selected, you[...]
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am B243 Wells Hall
Shinhye Lee’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Shinhye as she defends her dissertation entitled “Effective Planning in Real-Time Speaking Test Tasks.”
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm B342 Wells Hall
Dustin Crowther’s Ph.D. dissertation defense is open to the public. Please come to support Dustin as he defends his dissertation entitled “Linguistic Measures of Second Language Speech: Moving From Monologic to Interactive Speech.”
Apr 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm B135 Wells Hall
Presenter: Dr. Aline Godfroid In this presentation, I give an interim report on a research project designed to chart the English knowledge of English as a Second Language speakers studying at Michigan State University. The specific aims[...]
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm B135 Wells Hall
Presenter: Drs. Zarema Kumakhova and Shannon Spasova This presentation will show a project that aims to facilitate the use of authentic reading texts throughout the Russian language curriculum. In first- and second-year Russian, students will complete[...]