Open meeting on less widely taught languages: projects and resources for teaching and learning

Date: 15 January, 2008
Location: University of London, Senate House, Room N336
Event type: Forum

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workshop attendees

This event is open to anyone interested in less widely taught languages in higher education. Resource developers and representatives from key projects and initiatives will give short presentations about their work and discuss the challenges facing those working within less widely taught languages in the UK.

There is no charge for this event.

Provisional programme for 15 January 2008
Chair: Professor Itesh Sachdev (SOAS)
Time Session
13.30 - 13.45 Introducing the Collaborative Models Project
Dr Inma Alvarez, Open University
powerpoint Slides (108Kb)
13.45 - 14.00 Using technology to enhance the teaching of South Asian Languages
Steve Cushion, London Metropolitan University
powerpoint Slides (210Kb)
14.00 - 14.15 "Turkish for Self Study"
Senel Simsek, University of Oxford
powerpoint Slides (5.1Mb)
14.15 - 14.30 Break and discussion
14.30 - 14.45 On the Centre for Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW)
Dr Elisabeth Kendall, University of Edinburgh
14.45 - 15.00 On the Centre for East European Language Based Area Studies (CEELBAS)
Dr Robin Aizlewood, University College London
15.00 - 15.15 Issues within teaching and learning British Sign Language (BSL)
Clark Denmark, University of Central Lancashire
15.15 - 15.30 Discussion and close