PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Saturday, October 10
Location: ICC Auditorium


7:30        Registration & Coffee (Foyer)

8:15        Welcome and Introduction
                John Norris
                Georgetown University, Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center

8:30        Paper: An Assessment-Driven Approach to Foreign Language Curriculum Development
                Keiko Koda, Yasufumi Iwasaki, Yoshihiro Yasuhara, Mamoru Hatakeyama, and Aurora Tsui
                Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Modern Languages, Japanese Studies

9:00        Paper: Re-Designing a Hispanic Studies Program: A Genre-Based Curriculum
                Therese Tardio and Mariana Achugar
                Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Modern Languages, Hispanic Studies

9:30        Paper: Assessing Humanities Learning in a Foreign Language Curriculum
                Marianna Ryshina-Pankova and Peter Pfeiffer
                Georgetown University, Department of German

Break 10:00-10:15

10:15      Panel: Patterns of SLO Assessment Capacity in Community College Language Programs
                John Davis and Young A Son
                Georgetown University, Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center
    
     Discussants:
Sharon Fechter, Montgomery College
Laura Franklin, Northern Virginia Community College
Martha Davis, Northern Virginia Community College

11:15      Plenary: Doing Outcomes Assessment: Practical Tips and Deeper Considerations
                Judith Liskin-Gasparro
                University of Iowa, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Lunch 12:15-1:30

1:30         Paper: Including Faculty Opinions on Language Teaching and Learning in Administrative Learning Outcomes Assessment Plans
                Ashley Roccamo
                University of Southern California, Dornsife Language Center

2:00        Paper: Perceived Value of Translingual and Transcultural Competence: A Case Study
                Nicole Mills
                Harvard University, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Break 2:30-2:45

2:45        Paper: Designing a Hybrid Format for Third and Fourth Semester Italian: Assessing Student Learning Outcomes
                Donatella Melucci and Louise Hipwell
                Georgetown University, Department of Italian

3:15        Paper: Assessing L2 Interactional Competence: Is Local Interactive Knowledge Generalizable?
                M. Rafael Salaberry, Maryam Emami, and Luziris Turi
                Rice University, Center for Languages & Intercultural Communication

3:45        Paper: The Language Certificate: Encouraging Foreign Language Proficiency for All University Students
                Troy Cox and Ray Clifford
                Brigham Young University, Center for Language Studies

4:15        Panel: Outcomes in Higher-Education World Language Programs: Results and Implications
                Margaret Malone, Center for Applied Linguistics
                Dan Soneson, University of Minnesota
                Fernando Rubio, University of Utah
                Susan Gass and Paula Winke, Michigan State University

5:45 Reception (ICC Galleria)

Sunday, October 11

8:30 Coffee (ICC Galleria)

8:45        CUALHE Strategic Planning: Goals and Agenda (ICC 115)
                John Norris

9:00        Panel: Highlights from Previous Meetings and Accomplishments of CUALHE (ICC 115)
                Facilitated by representatives of CUALHE founding institutions

9:40        Breakout Session 1: What are the issues? Toward useful language and humanities assessment
     [Note: Breakout sessions will take the form of small-group meetings of CUALHE participants, with each meeting led by a facilitator;
     guiding questions will be provided, with the intent of fostering reflective discussion and the creation of good ideas.]

10:15      Report Back: What are the issues? Toward useful language and humanities assessment
                [Note: Small-group facilitators will report main findings from the breakout session; 3-5 minutes per group]

Break 10:30-10:45

10:45      Breakout Session 2: What can we do about it? Making the most of this consortium (ICC)
                [Note: The focus of this session will be the generation of ideas about the purpose, goals, and activities of the CUALHE group;
                guiding questions will be provided.]

11:20      Report Back: What can we do about it? Making the most of this consortium (ICC 115)
                [Note: Small-group facilitators will report main findings from the breakout session; 3-5 minutes per group]

11:35      Strategic Planning: What are the next steps for CUALHE? (ICC 115)
                [Note: Full-group discussion facilitated by John Norris]
                Possible topics:
  •     Governance
  •     Participation
  •     Activities, endeavors
  •     Communications
  •     Future meetings
12:25     Wrap-up: Summary of action points (ICC 115)
                AELRC staff

12:45     Meeting Conclusion (ICC 115)