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Professionalizing the
Profession and Our Students
Mary E. Risner, Ed. D.
University of Florida
PKYonge “Best Practices” Wo...
Overview
Our role in marketing/changing
perception
Language & Culture for “Careers”
Professional Learning
Communities
Language Educators…
Slide from Bill Rivers- JNCL-NCLIS
Getting on the Same Page…
Educational
Institutions Workplace
Still based on traditional
top-down model, passive learning,
...
Advocacy Tips…
**Students as
advocates
http://lisalilley.wikispaces.com/
Joint National Committee for Language &
National Council for Language and
International Studies
www.languagepolicy.org
“Halo Effect”
Business, language, and the “halo effect”
Robert Peek of Jaxport
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2uQYH8tqcM
Spanish for Leadership-
Colorado, Cristin Bleess
Spanish in the Community
and the Workplace-
Wisconsin, Katrina Beeck
Span...
How Can You Engage Your
Students?
• Invite professionals to your classroom
(virtually or F2F)
• Involve students in projec...
Language for Specific Purposes
Resources
NOBLE Resources
www.nble.org
Facebook: Language Learning for
Business & the Professions
http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4251403&trk=myg_ugrp_ovr
LinkedIn – Language Learning for
Business and the Professions
http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4251403&trk=myg_ugrp_ovr
Twitter
@langforcareers
Develop Your Own Professional
Learning Network (PLN)
• Twitter
• Facebook pages
• LinkedIn Discussion Pages
Develop a Professional Presence
• About Me
• Slideshare
• Wikispaces
• Attend professional development events
• Submit pro...
Advocacy Clip-Are We Prepared for
Jobs of the Future?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwCEkleilNQ
Thank you!
Q & A
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Professionalizing The Profession and Our Students

  1. 1. Professionalizing the Profession and Our Students Mary E. Risner, Ed. D. University of Florida PKYonge “Best Practices” Workshop mrisner@latam.ufl.edu
  2. 2. Overview Our role in marketing/changing perception Language & Culture for “Careers” Professional Learning Communities
  3. 3. Language Educators… Slide from Bill Rivers- JNCL-NCLIS
  4. 4. Getting on the Same Page… Educational Institutions Workplace Still based on traditional top-down model, passive learning, rote memorization, etc. Reacting more quickly in changing global context
  5. 5. Advocacy Tips… **Students as advocates http://lisalilley.wikispaces.com/
  6. 6. Joint National Committee for Language & National Council for Language and International Studies www.languagepolicy.org
  7. 7. “Halo Effect” Business, language, and the “halo effect” Robert Peek of Jaxport https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2uQYH8tqcM
  8. 8. Spanish for Leadership- Colorado, Cristin Bleess Spanish in the Community and the Workplace- Wisconsin, Katrina Beeck Spanish for Leadership- Florida, Danika Cornelius Business and Environment-Connecticut, Juanjo Vazquez-Caballero Spanish for Healthcare- Pennsylvania, Melissa Swarr Current K-12 Courses
  9. 9. How Can You Engage Your Students? • Invite professionals to your classroom (virtually or F2F) • Involve students in projects with community organizations • Reach out to teachers in other disciplines (business ed, health, sciences) • Connect with classes around the globe
  10. 10. Language for Specific Purposes Resources
  11. 11. NOBLE Resources www.nble.org
  12. 12. Facebook: Language Learning for Business & the Professions http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4251403&trk=myg_ugrp_ovr
  13. 13. LinkedIn – Language Learning for Business and the Professions http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4251403&trk=myg_ugrp_ovr
  14. 14. Twitter @langforcareers
  15. 15. Develop Your Own Professional Learning Network (PLN) • Twitter • Facebook pages • LinkedIn Discussion Pages
  16. 16. Develop a Professional Presence • About Me • Slideshare • Wikispaces • Attend professional development events • Submit proposals to conferences
  17. 17. Advocacy Clip-Are We Prepared for Jobs of the Future? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwCEkleilNQ
  18. 18. Thank you!
  19. 19. Q & A

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