2016 Spring | Teaching for the Real World

"Street Smarts, Authentic Activities, & Simulations"
Friday, April 1, 2016, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Fine Arts Auditorium, FA 105

The Spring 2016 Share Fair is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with the theme of "Teaching for the Real World"!

How can we prepare our millennial, tech-dependent generation of students to become global citizens through active engagement and “real” tasks? Come see multiple interactive activities that can help students survive in the modernday target culture. The Share Fair consists of multiple 5-minute refreshing presentations from your peers! During this event, you will have a great opportunity to learn about exciting teaching ideas and real-world applications to prepare your students for life beyond the language classroom!

Special guest presentation by Dr. Kelly Sax, Director of French Language Instruction and senior lecturer in French, Department of French and Italian.

Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors!

Our 2016 sponsors

Share Fair Series Sponsors

Organizing Committee

  • Zawan Al Bulushi (C-Team)
  • Saulet Alpysbayeva (S-Team Coordinator)
  • Gerlmaa Altangerel (S-Team)
  • Rebecca Baumgartner (M-Team)
  • Ashley Bisutti (I-Team)
  • Laura Demsey (F-Team)
  • Megan DiBartolomeo (S-Team)
  • Lamia Djeldjel (C-Team)
  • Mohammad Shams Ud Duha (M-Team)
  • Valentyna Filimonova (M-Team Coordinator)
  • Misato Hiraga (C-Team)
  • Sarah Kay Hurst (Chair)
  • Dilnoza Kadirova (M-Team)
  • Liz McDyer (I-Team)
  • Gloria Navajas Sánchez (Chair)
  • Yunona Shcherbina (C-Team Coordinator)
  • Renata Uzzell (F-Team)
  • Juliane Wuensch (I-Team Coordinator)

Faculty Advising Committee

Dr. Jeff Holdeman
Slavic & East European Languages & Cultures
Director of the Global Village
Dr. Xiaojing Kou
Coordinator, Center for Language Technology (CeLT)

Presentations


Dr. Kelly Sax

"Keeping It Real: Goals, Expectations, and Connections"

Director, French Language Instruction &
Lecturer, French
| ksax@indiana.edu

Dr. Kelly Sax teaches, among other courses, a graduate seminar on methods for teaching foreign languages. Her research interests include second language accquisition and its pedagogical implications. She is especially passionate about the role of culture in the classroom and inspires others to engage students in real-world applications of the language. She recently presented and facilitated a round-table discussion on "Innovative Teaching Strateegies" at the Spring 2016 Preparing Future Faculty Conference at IU and has been a longtime supporter of the IU Share Faire.

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Rodica Frimu

"The Art of Conversation"

AI, French & Italian | rofrimu@indiana.edu

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Suriati Abas

"Speaking Selfie as a Tool for Connecting the Dots"

AI, French & Italian | rofrimu@indiana.edu

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Dilnoza Kadirova

"Shop for Real"

AI, FLTA, Central Eurasian Studies | dkadirova@iu.edu

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Mohammad Shams Ud Duha

"Language Learning through Facebook Chat"

AI, FLTA, Dhar India Studies | mduha@indiana.edu

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Valentyna Filimonova

"Grey Google Matters: How Native Speakers Actually Talk"

AI, Spanish & Portuguese | valefili@indiana.edu

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Ali Alsmadi

"Using Smart Technology to Tell Stories in the Second Language"

AI, Spanish & Portuguese | aalsmadi@indiana.edu

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Yung-Yung Chang

"Renting a Room"

AI, East Asian Languages & Cultures | unchan@indiana.edu

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Elena Doludenko

"It is Time to Travel"

AI, Slavic & East European | elendolu@indiana.edu

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Julie Madewell

"Help Me Find My Way and Plan My Day"

Lecturer, Spanish & Portuguese | jmadewel@indiana.edu

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Yu-San Lai

"Bargaining with Chinese Vendors"

AI, East Asian Languages & Cultures | laiyusa@indiana.edu

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Ryan Lidster

"Incorporating Pronunciation and Variation in Vocabulary Learning"

AI, Second Language Studies | rflidste@indiana.edu

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