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ACFTL 2007

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Toward an Interactive Syllabus; Engaging Students of French -- Nathan L. Love
Western Kentucky University

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ACFTL 2007

  1. 1. ACTFL 2007 Toward an Interactive Syllabus ; Engaging Students of French Nathan L. Love Western Kentucky University www.wku.edu/~nathan.love (17-November-2007)
  2. 2. PowerPoint Table of Contents <ul><li>I. Advantages of Online Syllabus </li></ul><ul><li>II. A Quick Look: Three Interactive Syllabi </li></ul><ul><li>III. Engaging Students of French </li></ul><ul><li>IV. Engaging with Interactivity & Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>V. Engaging with Art & Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>VI. Proficiencies / Competencies in View </li></ul><ul><li>VII. Engaging with Interactivity > PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>VIII. Engaging with Interactivity > Hot Potatoes </li></ul><ul><li>IX. Engaging with Interactivity > Others </li></ul><ul><li>X. Engaging with WebQuesting / Web Authoring </li></ul><ul><li>XI. Brainstorming with You & Looking Ahead </li></ul>
  3. 3. Advantages of Syllabus Online <ul><li>Centrality of the online syllabus </li></ul><ul><li>Convergence of presentation, practice, assignments, assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Convergence of French texts, sound, visual elements of culture </li></ul><ul><li>Online syllabus as dynamic (It changes!) </li></ul><ul><li>Online syllabus engaging through interactivity </li></ul><ul><li>Online syllabus extending beyond itself, opening outward </li></ul>
  4. 4. A Quick Look: Three Interactive Syllabi <ul><li>Elementary French II (F102) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>toolbar (& interactivités) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>course description / policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(statement on teaching) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Business French (F331) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>toolbar (& worksheets) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>assignment links ( sept. 7 ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>elements within time table </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(agenda, “le téléphone”) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Survey French Literature I (F325) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>week 1: terminologie , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>esquisse , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>versification </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Engaging Students of French <ul><li>Before class (assignments) </li></ul><ul><li>After class (assignments) </li></ul><ul><li>During class, too? (why not?) </li></ul><ul><li>With multimedia & mediated authenticity! </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>with voice (examples later) </li></ul><ul><li>with music </li></ul><ul><ul><li>F102 Elem. French II Madame la Marquise </li></ul></ul><ul><li>with video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>F426 20 th -cent. French Lit. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Sartre’s Huis Clos ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>F102 Motifs Unité 7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Publisher’s video with interactive questions) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BBC F102 (Nov. 8) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TV5 </li></ul></ul>Engaging with Interactivity & Multimedia
  7. 7. <ul><li>Survey French Literature I (F325) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ronsard > Archivox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>la commedia dell’arte </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>audition de quelques poèmes de Ronsard > Wheaton College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>château de Montaigne </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>la chanson de Roland Digby 23 ms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>chanson de Roland et Chartres </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Les Regrets de la belle Heaulmiere François Villon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>La ballade des dames du temps jadis François Villon et chanté par Georges Brassens </li></ul></ul>Engaging with Art & Multimedia
  8. 8. Engaging Students of French with Interactivity <ul><li>How do you know “interactivities” are engaging? </li></ul><ul><li>(Answer: When your native French colleagues review them too thoroughly or passionately.) </li></ul><ul><li>So what? What about proficiencies / competencies? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Proficiencies / Competencies in View <ul><li>listening (& vocabulary) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>cuisine sénégalise </li></ul></ul><ul><li>listening & viewing </li></ul><ul><li>reading (& vocaulary) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiche Lorraine (Jumbled) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quand? (Cloze / fill in) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>writing (?) (& grammar / structure) </li></ul><ul><li>speaking (& pronunciation) </li></ul><ul><li>* listening & reading ( une recette ) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Engaging with Interactivity > PowerPoint <ul><li>Vêtements ( vocabulaire ) </li></ul><ul><li>donner – present ( listening ) </li></ul><ul><li>World Cup 2006 ( team ID ) </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint Journal (MLNG 420) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Engaging with Interactivity > Hot Potatoes <ul><li>Crossword </li></ul><ul><li>Jumbled </li></ul><ul><li>Cloze / Fill in </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Choice (& odd man out) </li></ul><ul><li>Matching </li></ul><ul><li>Hot Potatoes home page URL: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.halfbakedsoftware.com/hot_pot_website.php </li></ul><ul><li>Hot Potatoes download URL: </li></ul><ul><li>http://hotpot.uvic.ca/index.htm#downloads </li></ul>
  12. 12. Engaging with Interactivity > Hot Potatoes <ul><li>Crossword </li></ul><ul><li>Jumbled </li></ul><ul><li>Cloze / Fill in </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Choice (& odd man out) </li></ul><ul><li>Matching </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Crossword </li></ul><ul><ul><li>text ( parties du corps ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>image ( Quiche Lorraine ) </li></ul></ul>Engaging with Interactivity > Hot Potatoes
  14. 14. Engaging with Interactivity > Hot Potatoes <ul><li>Crossword </li></ul><ul><li>Jumbled </li></ul><ul><li>Cloze / Fill in </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Choice (& odd man out) </li></ul><ul><li>Matching </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Jumbled </li></ul><ul><ul><li>sentence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>numbers </li></ul></ul>Engaging with Interactivity > Hot Potatoes
  16. 16. Engaging with Interactivity > Hot Potatoes <ul><li>Crossword </li></ul><ul><li>Jumbled </li></ul><ul><li>Cloze / Fill in </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Choice (& odd man out) </li></ul><ul><li>Matching </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Cloze / Fill in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>listening ( courses à faire ) </li></ul></ul>Engaging with Interactivity > Hot Potatoes
  18. 18. Engaging with Interactivity > Hot Potatoes <ul><li>Crossword </li></ul><ul><li>Jumbled </li></ul><ul><li>Cloze / Fill in </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Choice (& odd man out) </li></ul><ul><li>Matching </li></ul>
  19. 19. Engaging with Interactivity > Hot Potatoes <ul><li>Multiple Choice (& odd man out) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Camus La peste </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>grammar: pronouns w/ chart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>odd man old ( foods ) </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Engaging with Interactivity > Hot Potatoes <ul><li>Crossword </li></ul><ul><li>Jumbled </li></ul><ul><li>Cloze / Fill in </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Choice (& odd man out) </li></ul><ul><li>Matching </li></ul>
  21. 21. Engaging with Interactivity > Hot Potatoes <ul><li>Matching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>text to text ( activities to places ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>text to image ( couleurs ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>text to sound ( accents ) </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>F102: syllabus linked to Thierry Perrot , for example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>parties du corps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>vêtements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CLEAR (Michigan State University): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SMILE & suite of Web-based products </li></ul></ul>Engaging with Interactivity > Others
  23. 23. Engaging with WebQuesting / Web Authoring <ul><li>Assignment ( F102 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Projects ( an example 5 films ) </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard’s role </li></ul><ul><li>project: Pages Web pour Touristes – Régions de France ( F323 French civilization & culture ) </li></ul><ul><li>project: Teacher’s Home Page ( MNLG 420 20/G Multimedia Technologies in Teaching Foreign Languages ) </li></ul>
  24. 24. Brainstorming with You & Looking Ahead <ul><li>iPod & “Podtexts” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Satoru Shinagawa here at ACTFL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WIKIS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cindy Kendall & Cherice Montgomery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>here at ACTFL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other ideas ? </li></ul>ipod nano 3rd generation San Anonio photos

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