Language Learning Technology for the New Century

Tulane University

Friday, March 27

8:00 – 8:45 Registration and Continental Breakfast, hosted by Tulane University
8:45 – 9:00 Tulane and SOCALL Conference Welcoming Remarks
Teresa S. Soufas, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Sara Wilson, Director, Tulane Language Learning Center
Claire Bartlett, President, SOCALL
9:00 – 9:45 Tom Klinger, Tulane University,
“Cajun and Creole French in Louisiana: A Multimedia Cultural Experience”
10:00 – 10:45 Jan Marston, Southern Methodist University,
“Constructing Language Courseware – A Learning Experience”
11:00 – 12:00 Exhibitors’ Session; with McGraw-Hill Publishers,HiEd/ Apple Computers,
Industrial Communications/Sony, American Electronics/AMX, International
Association for Language Learning Technology
12:00 – 1:00 lunch hosted by McGraw-Hill Publishers
1:00 – 1:45 Barbette Spaeth, Tulane University,
“Domestic Space in Cyberspace: MOOing the Roman House”
(will include information on language learning and MOO technology)
2:00 – 2:45 Ute Lahaie, Baylor University,
“Technology for Technophobes”
3:00 – 3:45 Jon Blake, East Texas Baptist University,
“The Virtual Global Village: The World Wide Web, Instructional Technology,
and the Communicative Language Classroom”
4:00 – 4:45 Graciela Daichman and Shisha van Horn, Rice University,
“Teaching Beginning Spanish in the Age of Technology”
6:00 Group dinner at local restaurant (not included in registration fee)

Saturday, March 28
8:00 – 8:45 Continental breakfast hosted by Industrial Communications
9:00 – 9:45 Joseph Magedanz, McNeese State University,
“Using HTML to Create Interactive German Worksheets”
10:00 – 10:45 Virginia Lewis, Southwestern University,
“The Fairy Tale and Other Annotated Projects in French, German, and Spanish”
11:00 – 11:45 SOCALL Business Meeting
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch hosted by Apple Computers
1:00 – 1:45 Larry Howard, Industrial Communications,
Cheetah Video Server Demonstration
2:00 – 2:45 Harry Howard, Tulane University,
“Electronic Resource for Spanish Pronunciation”
3:00 – 4:00 Claire Bartlett, University of Houston,
“Creating Homepages the Simple Way” (miniworkshop)