In episode 57, Stacey interviews Dr. Florencia Henshaw, Director of the Center for Language Instruction and Coordination (CLIC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Florencia discusses some of the resources CLIC has to offer teachers such as free online webinars, how the virtual exchange tool TalkAbroad is making a difference in Florencia’s program, and some of the ways that concepts from second language acquisition should be applied to online language teaching.

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Dr. Florencia Henshaw holds a PhD in Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education and is a certified Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) tester in Spanish and the author of two Spanish textbooks. She is also the recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Language Instruction Award within the School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. You can reach out to Florencia by email, or you can like CLIC on Facebook or follow the center on Pinterest.

Resources mentioned on the show…

…CLIC’s bank of classroom observation form 

…the archive of freely available webinars




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