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Welcome to Open Education Week 2019!

March 4-8, 2019 is Open Education Week, an international event to build awareness of open education and show its impact on teaching and learning. Open education encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open sharing to improve educational access and effectiveness.* Read below to learn how to get involved during Open Ed Week.

Looking Back on Four Years of COERLL Projects

COERLL’s 2014-2018 Title VI national foreign language resource center federal grant, and the projects funded by the grant, will soon be coming to an end.

A Program for Professional Growth Based on Collaboration

Over the past three years, COERLL has been working on several projects that require participation from language instructors; a new realm for a language center accustomed to making language learning materials with small teams of faculty and graduate students.

Duolingo: Incredible, Free Language Education!

For the past few months it has been my personal mission to begin learning Spanish. As a Texan and an educator, it has never been more crucial for me to be able to communicate with the large Hispanic population in my city and in my classrooms! To accomplish this goal, I have been using Duolingo, … Continue reading »

James’ Success Story and Why You Should Go For Full Immersion

I know James from some comments he posted on this blog last year, and I was really interested in his story and how going Spanish Only (Portuguese Only in his case, at first) helped him. He also explains why most language learning products won’t help you and why you always need a good amount of input before speaking. Read his story and don’t be afraid to share yours as well!

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