In episode 3, Stacey talks about a recent thread on the ACTFL online community boards and her approach to selecting readings for her language teaching methods course. She also shares some free online resources for professional development for language teachers.
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Scholars and research mentioned on the show:
The thread Stacey mentioned about pedagogy course textbooks in the Teacher Development SIG forum on the ACTFL Community Boards: http://community.actfl.org/home
Leading Lines episode with Bill VanPatten and Lee Forester on language materials: EdTech podcast episode about language teachers and digital textbooks
The learner.org K-12 FL teacher workshop videos: http://www.learner.org/resources/series201.html
UT Austin OER Methods course: https://coerll.utexas.edu/methods/
Modern Language journal article by Brown Mitchell and Ellington Vidal: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/0026-7902.00095/abstract
Kumaravadivelu’s book Beyond methods: http://www.bkumaravadivelu.com/beyondMethods.html