SALRC Sponsored Workshops
SALRC Pedagogy Workshop 1
Appropriate Pedagogy: Language, Culture, and Curriculum The South Asian Language Classroom, February 12th and 13th, 2004
The first SALRC Pedagogy workshop entitled "Appropriate Pedagogy: Language, Culture, and Curriculum The South Asian Language Classroom" was held at Berkeley on February 12th and 13th, 2004.
Sixteen teachers of South Asian languages and advanced graduate students interested in language teaching participated in the workshop. Prof. Rakesh Bhatt, Linguistics and Hindi, University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign, and Director of the Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education program (SLATE), conceived and directed the workshop. Dr. Mark Kaiser, Associate Director, Berkeley Language Center led the technology section of the workshop. Prof. Claire Kramsch delivered a special lecture entitled "What is less common about less commonly taught languages." This workshop was held just prior to and in conjunction with the 19th Annual South Asia Conference at the University of California, Berkeley. Many of the participants also participated in the deliberations at the Berkeley conference.
- Appropriate Pedagogy: Language, culture and curriculum - a powerpoint presentation by Prof. Bhatt
- Methodologies: South Asian Languages - a powerpoint presentation by Prof. Bhatt