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2010 ACTFL (11/19-11/21, Boston)

2010-11-16 04:28

Dear All (copy to AATK, K-12, NAKS),
Please forward this message to your organization.

1. Korean Special Interest Group Sessions

11/19 (Friday)
1:15-2:15 (Sheraton Berkeley)         

Language Learner’s Attitude, Vocabulary Reinforcement and Transnational Identity in Korean (Chair: Danielle Pyun at OSU)

(1) Homecoming of Koreans from Diaspora: Transnational language and identities, Ji-Yeon O. Jo, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

(2) Implementation of Vocabulary Reinforcement Lesson Plan in a KFL curriculum, Kwangjo Kim, DLIFLC

(3) Korean Language Learners’ Attitude towards Oral Performance Assessments, Danielle Pyun, Ohio State University

2:30-3:30 (Sheraton Berkeley)         

Technology-Enhanced Language Teaching in Korean (Chair: Insook Kang at UPenn), Sheraton Berkeley

(1) Mobile Korean Language Learning: Podcasting as an Educational Medium (Seowon Chi, National of Singapore University and Wai Meng Chan, Centre for Language Studies, National University of Singapore)

(2) The Applications of Corpus in Advanced Korean Language Learning and Teaching (Ebru Turker, University of Pittsburgh; Na-Rae Han, University of Pittsburgh)

(3) The Benefit of Using Facebook for Learning Korean Honorifics (Insook Kang, University of Pennsylvania; Haewon Cho, University of Pennsylvania)

11/20 (Saturday)

8:00-9:00 (Sheraton Independence East)           

First Steps in Beginning a K-8 Two Way Bilingual Program (Naehi Wong and Mary Mason and Christina Allen, Glendale USD)

11:15-12:45 (Sheraton Independence East)      

Korea Foundation Luncheon and Korean SIG Business Meeting

2. Other paper presentations

11/20 (Saturday)

10:00-11:00 (Sheraton/Beacon A)

Designing and implementing online assignments to enhance proficiency (Hee-sun Kim, Stanford)

2:00-3:00 (Hynes Convention Center/Rm 209)      

Raising speaking proficiency using meaningful activities (Jong Oh Eun and Mina Lee, DLI)

2:00-3:00 (Sheraton Hotel/Beacon A)     

Useful freeware and shareware for visual material development (Byung-Joon Lim, DLI)

3. Booth Keeper (#2331): AATK, K-12, KF


Nov. 19 (Fri)

Nov. 20 (Sat)

Nov. 21 (Sun)



Kijoo Ko

Hae-Young Kim



Soojin Lee



Joowon Suh

Ebru Turker

Joowon Suh


Sun Choe




Ok-Sook Park

KF Luncheon



Mimi Kim

KF Luncheon



Jong Oh Eun

Ebru Turker



Meejeong Park

Hyunjung Ahn



Kijoo Ko

Joowon Suh



Soojin Lee



4. Travel Reimbursement

If you need a travel reimbursement, please bring your receipt with you to a KSIG Treasurer (Professor Joowon Suh at Princeton University) at Booth #2331

5. Korean SIG Business Meeting Presenters

    a. AATK (Hyo Sang Lee, Indiana University)
    b. K-12 (Sunmi Choe, La Canada High School)
    c. National Standards (Youngmee Yu Cho, Rutgers University)
    d. Budget (Joowon Suh, Princeton University)

6. 2011 ACTFL and Call for Papers

2011 ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo “Empowering Language Educators Through Collaboration” will be held in Denver, Colorado, November 18-20, 2011. 2011 Call for Proposals closes January 10, 2011.

Korean SIG

                           Sungdai Cho
Department of Asian and Asian-American Studies
                      SUNY at Binghamton
                 Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
                   607-777-3950, 777-2658 (f)

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