Korean Teacher Training
2016 UHM Korean Language Flagship Center (KLFC) and National Resource Center-East Asia(NRCEA) Teacher Training Workshop (February 13-March 19, 2016). Under the direction of Dr. Sang Yee Cheon, Director of KLFC and Associate Professor of Korean, nineteen participants (community and K-16 pre- and in-service Korean language teachers) took part in the workshop which included topics on textbook selection, National Standards, instructional technology, media-based curriculum, and assessment. This workshop was the third in a series of KLFC-NRCEA teacher training workshops. UHM has been a leader in Korean language instruction for many decades.
For more information on the degree programs and the Flagship Center, see: http://www.hawaii.edu/eall/korean/
Project-Based Language Learning
2016 UHM National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) Project-Based Language Learning & Interculturality Intensive Summer Institute (June 27-July 1, 2016) with funding from NRCEA. Twenty participants (K-16 language educators) took part in the institute which focused on how to design their own PBLL projects to incorporate intercultural telecollaborations in their language classrooms.
For information on this NFLRC institute and future events, see: http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/events/