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Hobgood Foreign Languages Online

  1. 1. Foreign Languages Online: Yes! It can work! Bobby Hobgood, Ed.D. Director of Research and Development in Online C & I LEARN NC - School of Education The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill bhobgood@learnnc.org
  2. 2. Presenta(on
Overview
 •  Describe
development
of
an
 online,
foreign
language
course
 •  Take
an
inside
look
 •  Discuss
ar(cula(on
plan
 •  Share
data
and
evalua(on

  3. 3. Course
features


  4. 4. Course
Themes
 I:
Me
and
my
immediate
surroundings
 II:
Me
and
my
community
 III:

Think
globally
and
live
locally
 IV:

If
the
world
were
a
village…
 Advanced
Placement

  5. 5. Ar(cula(on
Plan
 2007-2008 Fall 2008 Spring Fall 2009 Spring 2009 2010 Pilot Chinese I Chinese II Chinese III Chinese IV AP Chinese Arabic I Arabic II NCVPS Chinese I Chinese Chinese Arabic I Chinese I & II I, II, III I, II, III, IV The North Carolina Virtual Public School also offers Levels I-AP in French, German, Latin and Spanish
  6. 6. Fall
2007
–
Level
I
Pilot
A
 9
students
in
5
public
school
districts

  7. 7. Spring
2008
–
Level
I
Pilot
B
 •  24
students
in
11
public
school
districts
 •  1
Department
of
Defense
high
school

  8. 8. Fall
2008
–
Level
I
&
II
 Level
I:
45
students
in
16
public
districts
 
 





+
2
independent
schools
 Level
II:
13
students
in
7
public
districts
 
 


  9. 9. Spring
2009
–
Levels
I,
II,
III
 Level
I:
38
students
in
23
public
districts
 
 





+
2
independent
schools
 Level
II:
32
students
in
12
public
districts
 
 





+
2
independent
schools
 Level
III:
8
students
in
8
public
districts
 
 


  10. 10. Evalua(on
Data
from
 Students,
Instructors,
&
Coaches
 •  Speaking
&
Listening
 •  Reading
&
Wri5ng
 –  Conversa(on
coaches
 –  Video
scripts
 –  Video
with
audio
 –  Audio
with
vocabulary
 –  Vocabulary
and
 –  Conversa(on
coaches
 assignments
 –  Assignments
and
 instructor
feedback
 –  Vocabulary
lesson
 •  Culture
 –  Projects
 –  Authen(c
resources
 online

  11. 11. Student
Characteris(cs
 •  More
“talka(ve”
online
 •  Curious,
clever,
hard
working
 •  Prefer
simplified
characters
 •  3rd
or
4th
language
for
learners
 •  Enjoy
challenge
and
uniqueness
of
 learning
Chinese


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