Happy Open Education Week 2018!

Happy Open Education Week 2018!

Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. Join us March 5-9, 2018! Language OER Network Launch Here at COERLL, we're excited to launch a new network for promoting … [Continue reading...]

Celebrating Multilingualism

Celebrating Multilingualism

Photo credit: Naomi Barbour Note from the editor: Naomi Barbour writes a guest blog post in honor of International Mother Language Day “That doesn’t help me,” Yousef observed, having looked up a new term from his Biology class in the dictionary to check the meaning in his first language, … [Continue reading...]

Open Content Means Open Data

Open Content Means Open Data

Photo credit: flickr user Tayloright When we talk about the importance of open content, there are a few clear advantages that are consistently mentioned including access, cost, and the ability to remix. Often neglected from the discussion is the data created and collected by learners when using … [Continue reading...]

Empowering Learners of Spanish

Empowering Learners of Spanish

From the Editor: This is a guest post about a new set of openly licensed activities "Empowering Learners of Spanish", by Claudia Holguín Mendoza, Robert L. Davis, Julie Weise (University of Oregon) and Munia Cabal Jiménez (Western Illinois University). We want to share with students and educators … [Continue reading...]

Writing Resources That Give Students the Freedom to Explore

Writing Resources That Give Students the Freedom to Explore

"El aquelarre" by Francisco de Goya is in the Public Domain When he began compiling his textbook anthology Leyendas y arquetipos del Romanticismo español, Robert Sanders knew that his students weren't taking upper-level Spanish to become professors of Spanish literature. They were mostly minoring … [Continue reading...]

A Treasure Trove of Videos for Language Teaching

A Treasure Trove of Videos for Language Teaching

Photo credit: YouTube user Pefu & Lukyson  From the editor: The following is a portion of a transcript from an interview with Dr. Christian Hilchey, which was originally published in COERLL's newsletter. Dr. Hilchey explains how to search for and get inspired by openly licensed authentic … [Continue reading...]