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Two Announcements from Korean SIG

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2012-05-29 15:34
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Two Announcements from Korean SIG:



(1) Nomination of KSIG Chair at
ACTFL



Nominations for the Korean SIG
Chair at ACTFL (2013-2015) are now being accepted by the KSIG committee by
August 31, 2012. Any member in Korean SIG may suggest nominees to the
KSIG Chair.





(2) 2012 Philadelphia
Program




Session
1:

Title

Learning ellipsis of case
particles, digital literacy through Twitter, and engaging students in active
learning

Description

The first presentation looks at how particle
ellipsis is represented in Korean textbooks and acquired by L2 learners. In the
second presentation, the presenter will demonstrate how Twitter works as a
microblogging application in language class and how it can be used as an
instructional tool that helps the development of L2 Korean learner’s digital
literacy. The third presentation will highlight the use of digital storytelling
project as an effective pedagogical tool to engage students in active learning
in foreign language instruction. Ideas on designing and implementing digital
narrative projects for different proficiency levels will be shared.

Professional Learning
Strand

□ The
learner


Technology

Level


Higher Education

List of
Presenters

Lucien Brown (University of
Oregon), lucien@uoregon.edu

Bumyong Choi (Emory University), bumyongchoi@emory.edu

Haewon Cho (University of
Pennsylvania), haewoncho@gmail.com

Session 2:

Title

Meeting the literacy needs,
learning opportunities and motivation for KHLs

Description

This first study
investigates the literacy needs of Korean heritage learners (KHLs) and how their
literacy practices relate to their writing proficiency in Korean by analyzing
the data gathered from 52 KHLs in Grades 4-16. The second presenter shows the
complicated relationships between language and society for heritage language
learning. The third presenters propose online Korean language courses as an
important strategic way of promoting Korean in public education systems in the
U.S. By demonstrating audio-visual materials and technology-based pedagogical
strategies, presenters discuss critical issues involving online language
teaching and learning, and the future of online language courses in Korean
language education.

Professional Learning
Strand

□ The
learner

Level


Pre-K – Grade 12

List of
Presenters

Eun Joo Kim, Pacific University, kim5764@pacificu.edu

Danielle O. Pyun, Ohio State
University, pyun7@osu.edu

Eunjeong Choi, University of Texas,
Austin. silver0828@gmail.com

Ji-Young Jung, Rutgers University,
language4all@gmail.com

Jane Cho, Palisades Park High
School, jeongcho@hotmail.com

Sojeong Kim, Korea Society, sojeong.ny@koreasociety.org

Eunjung Ji, Korea Society, calicoagnes@gmail.com

Session 3

Title

Aligning the Common
Core Standards to Korean Language Instruction

Description

The current K-12 state standards
will be replaced by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in 2014. The
presenters will develop awareness of the new standards, their effects on
teaching and learning specifically in the Korean language classes, and 21st
Century tools used for students to be college and career-ready.

List of
Presenters

Chiae Kitayama, Cahuenga
Elementary, cbyun1@lausd.net

Ellen Park, Wedgeworth Elementary,
epark@hlpusd.k12.ca.us

Sung Kim, Cahuenga Elementary, mrssungkim@yahoo.com

Sung-Ock Sohn, UCLA, sohn@humnet.ucla.edu

Session 4: Korean SIG Business
Meeting

Title: Korea Foundation Luncheon
and KSIG Business Meeting, (Sat 11:15-12:45)

Description

Sponsored by the
Korea Foundation, this luncheon program will include a keynote speaker, Korean
SIG business meeting and information on Korean SIG, AATK and Korean K-12
organization.

List of
Presenters

Michael Long, University of
Maryland at College Park. Keynote Speaker

Sungdai Cho, Korean SIG Chair, SUNY
at Binghamton, sundy@binghamton.edu




Sungdai Cho


(Chair, Korean SIG,
2010-2012)
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