NERALLT is a regional affiliate of IALLT, the International Association for Language Learning Technology. Our members are educators, administrators and technical support staff of spaces or initiatives in which technology enhances the teaching and learning of languages, literatures and cultures.

Although we serve the greater New England region, anyone is welcome to join this site and our organization.

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The LLTI discussion list is a conversation nexus for information on language learning and technology, language lab technology, computer supported language learning, interactive video, interactive audio, language workstations, international standards, conversions, compatibilities, and more, all with an international perspective. List subscription, as well as its archive, is available online.

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Thursday
Aug252016

Conference Program Posted

The complete program for our fall meeting has been posted on the Conference page. Conference registration details are coming soon!

Wednesday
Jun152016

NERALLT CFP Extension

We have extended the CFP deadline until June 27th!
 
We would like to invite you to submit a proposal for the annual Fall Conference to be held at Mount Holyoke College Oct. 27 & 28th, 2016.
 
Under the conference tab above, you’ll find the Call for Papers, the link to submit proposals, and information about the key note speaker, Dr. Felix Kronenberg, President-Elect of IALLT. 
 
You can also find information about hotel accommodations, things to do in the area, directions, and more.

Please let us know if you have  questions.
 
Sincerely,
The NERALLT board

 

Tuesday
May312016

Announcing our new Program Coordinator

The voting period has ended and the NERALLT board is pleased to announce our new Program Coordinator:

 

DR. THERESA SCHENKER (Yale University)

Dr. Theresa Schenker is the Language Program Director and Senior Lector of German at Yale University. She completed her PhD in German Studies at Michigan State University. Her research focuses on computer-mediated communication, especially the effects of telecollaboration on language skills and intercultural competence. She has also done research on the impact of short-term study abroad on language and culture learning, language learning with mobile devices and social networks, and technology-enhanced language instruction. Dr. Schenker has published in national and international journals and has presented her research at numerous conferences. She recently won the German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award for her innovative classroom practices and her incorporation of technology at all language levels. At Yale, Dr. Schenker teaches German at all levels, oversees the graduate student teaching training, directs the German language program, and leads workshops on technology-enhanced teaching to the community of language instructors.

Past Involvement with NERALLT:

 Dr. Schenker presented at the 2014 and 2015 NERALLT conferences and is planning on submitting a proposal for the 2016 conference. In 2014, her presentation was entitled Ten free tech tools for speaking practice and cultural exploration, and in 2015, Dr. Schenker presented on Using Ipads for Study Abroad.

Saturday
May142016

NERALLT Fall 2016 Conference: Call for Proposals now open!

Conference theme: "From Language Labs to Virtual Communities: The Redesign of Language Learning Spaces"

Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, Massachusetts
October 27-28, 2016

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Felix Kronenberg, Rhodes College

"Research questions: How will physical learning spaces look in an increasingly digital future? Can digital spaces be as immersive as physical ones, or even more so? How do modes of communication change because of these developments?"

For more information click on Felix's online portfolio: http://www.felixkronenberg.com 

Submission deadline: June 10, 2016

For more information, see the Conference page.

 

Thursday
Oct292015

NERALLT 2015 Conference Presentations

Please check some of the presentations (in PDF) from the NERALLT 2015 Conference held at the University of New Hampshire, NH, on October 22-23, 2015.