Baylor University
Friday, April 23

8:00 – 8:30 Continental breakfast – served in the LAC lobby
8:00 – 9:00 Registration at the Language Acquisition Center (Draper, 3rd floor)
8:30 – 9:00 Baylor and SOCALL Conference: Welcoming Remarks
Manuel Ortuño, Chair of Modern Foreign Languages, Baylor University
Ute Lahaie, Host, Baylor University
Claire Bartlett, SOCALL President, Rice University
9:00 – 9:45 Françoise Ghillebaert, Baylor University (MFL):
Teaching Reading Skills in Undergraduate Foreign Language Classes: “King”, an Annotated Version with Libra Software
9:45-10:00 Coffee Break
10:00-10:45 John Byrnes / Dick House, Wabash College:
From Hypercard to Web-based Applications
10:45-11:30 Exhibitors’ Session:
Apple, Auralog, le Français Scientifique, Industrial Communications Inc., Institute of Linguistics,
Teaching Systems Inc, World of Reading,
11:45 – 1:00 Lunch at the Harrington House sponsored by Industrial Communications Inc.
1:15 – 2:00 Language Learning Centers: New Technologies and Future Directions
Ute S. Lahaie, Baylor University:
Language Learning Center Directors and their Facilities: A Vision for their Roles in the New Millenium
John Sullivan, Texas A& M Prairie View:
Digital Video: Editing Basics”
2:15 – 3:00 Pete Smith, University of Texas at Arlington:
“Russian for Research and the Professions” – a UT Russian class delivered via electronic mail
3:15 – 4:00 SOCALL Business Meeting
Claire Bartlett, President, Jan Marston, President Elect, Sharon Sellars, Interim Treasurer
4:00 – 4:15 Refreshments served in the LAC Lobby
4:15 – 6:00 Workshop I – Sandy Bennett, Baylor University (Instructional Technology):
Create a World Wide Web-based Educational Environment using “Web CT”. In this workshop, participants will explore the features of Web CT, such as on-line chat, student progress tracking, student self-evaluation, access control, auto-marked quizzes…
6:45 Banquet Dinner at the Clarion Hotel ($24.00, see information on registration page)

Saturday, April 24
8:00 – 8:30 Continental breakfast – served in the LAC lobby
8:30 – 10:15 Workshop II – Karima Benremouga, University of Houston:
Create your own Web-based Interactive Teaching Exercises using “Hot Potatoes”. Participants will learn to create multiple-choice quizzes, short-answer quizzes, jumbled sentence exercises, gap-ill quizzes, matching or ordering quizzes, and cross-word quizzes.
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:20 Technology Applications in Foreign Language Instruction
Rasma Lazda, Baylor University: Using Digitized Video Segments in the German classroom
H. Kumahata, Baylor University (MFL): Using Internet Browsers as a Teaching Tool (Japanese Examples)
11:30-12:15 Stephen M. Echerd, Carol J. Orwig, Summer Institute of Linguistics (Dallas)
LinguaLinks “Language Learning Bookshelf” and Acoustic Phonetics Software (Examples for less commonly taught languages)
Cheney Crow, University of Texas, Austin:
Le Francais Scientifique, a Complete Course on CD-ROM
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch at the Harrington House sponsored by Teaching Systems Inc.
1:45 – 2:30 Scott G. Williams, UT Arlington; Jan Marston, SMU; Sara Wilson, Tulane University:
Inspiring Faculty to Embrace and Use Technology Creatively
2:45 – 3:30 Hella Hennessee, University of Dallas:
Teaching with Technology: Developing Higher-Level Thinking Skills in the Classroom
3:30- 3:45 Refreshments served in the LAC Lobby
3:45 – 4:30 John Thorburn, Baylor University (Classics):
Construction and Implementation of an Electronic Chalkboard for Inflected Language Instruction
(Examples for Latin and Greek)