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Summer Faculty Workshop Schedule 2013
 
 
 
0800-0900
0900-1000
1000-1100
1100-1200
 
8 Jul
 
Monday
Welcome
COL McPeak
- West Point and DFL Organization
- Intro to Cadets
USMA/DFL Calendar;
USMA Reg 1
COL Ebner
Military Personnel
Civilian Briefing
COL Ebner
Dr. Vazulik
DFL Curriculum
Dr. Vazulik
9 Jul
Tuesday
Intro to SLA/FLE I
Dr. Watson
COL Ebner
 
Intro to SLA/FLE II
Dr. Watson
COL Ebner
 
Learners and Languages
Dr. Watson
Honor System and Code
COL Baskerville
10 Jul
Wednesday
0845-1130 2Cadet Field Training (CFT) Visit
           0845--Meet at White House at Camp Buckner (LTC Shively)
11 Jul
Thursday
Cadet Area Tour (0800-0930)    
CPT Folau                                     
Library Tour  (0930-1100)       Dr. Smith
 
Active Learning Model
Dr. Watson
12 Jul
Friday
Released to Language Sections
13Jul
Saturday
 
 
 
 
14Jul
Sunday
 
 
 
 
15 Jul
Monday
Active Learning
Model Practice
Dr. Watson
Vocabulary Acquisition
Dr. Mansour
 
Cultural Immersion Programs
Dr. Watson
Teaching Speaking
Dr. Jones-Kellogg
 
16 Jul
Tuesday
Vocabulary Acquisition Practice
Dr. Mansour
Speaking  Practice
Dr. Jones-Kellogg
Listening Comprehension
Dr. Enslen
CLCRS
Dr. Watson
17 Jul
Wednesday
Dean’s Coffee for New Faculty
West Point Club
Listening Comp Practice
Dr. Enslen
Grammar
Dr. Mansour
Teaching Reading Dr. Vidler
18 Jul
Thursday
Grammar Practice
Dr. Mansour
Grammar Practice
Dr. Mansour
Reading Practice
Dr. Vidler
Reading Practice
Dr. Vidler
19Jul
Friday
Released to Language Sections
20 Jul
Saturday
 
 
 
 
21 Jul
Sunday
 
 
 
 
   
 

22 Jul
Monday
Assessment
Dr. Vazulik
Writing
Dr. Smith
Syllabus and Lesson List Development
Dr. Vazulik
ILR and ACTFL Guidelines
Dr. Vazulik
 
23 Jul
Tuesday
Academy Management System (AMS)
and
S:/Drive
Capt Moller
Using Sharepoint
Mr. Helsel and
Mr. Piscatelli
Writing Practice
Dr. Smith
 
Intro to DAC operations
Drs. Vazulik & Jones-Kellogg

24 Jul
Wednesday
Teaching Culture
COL McPeak
 
Sequencing Two Activities
Dr. Mansour
CEP Tour
1000-1130
 
Center for Faculty Excellence
Dr. Evans
1130-1230
25 Jul
Thursday
Oral Proficiency Testing
Dr. Ao
Practice Culture
COL McPeak
 
Practice Sequencing
Dr. Mansour
 
Desk Chief Responsibilities
COL Ebner
Course Director Responsibilities
Dr. Vazulik
 
1800—Dinner at
McPeak Qtrs
25C Thayer Road
26 Jul
Friday
Released to Language Sections
27 Jul
Saturday
 
 
 
 
28 Jul
Sunday
 
 
 
 
29 Jul
Monday
Classroom Procedures
COL Baskerville
Language Mentor
Rehearsal
Language Mentor
Rehearsal
Practice
30 Jul
Tuesday
Practice
Practice
Practice
Practice
 
31 Jul
 
Wednesday
Certification
Certification
Certification
Certification
History Tour
1300-1600
1 Aug
Thursday
Certification
Certification
Certification
Certification
2 Aug
Friday
Released to Language Sections
 
 
Homework Assignments

08 JUL: West Point and DFL Organization
 
09 JUL: Intro to SLA/FLE
Read Chapters 2 and 3 of Horwitz
Learners and Languages
Read Chapter 1 of Horwitz
 
11 JUL: Active Learning Model
 
15 JUL: Teaching Speaking
1. Read Horwitz 109-130
2. Define the concept of “spontaneous speaking” using your own words.
3. Prepare to discuss “Guidelines” (Horwitz, pp. 120-123) in more detail.
 
16 JUL: Listening Comprehension
Read Horwitz, Chapter 4
Speaking Practice
Prepare one five-minute speaking activity based on an element from the first chapter of your textbook. This can be based on existing book activities, one from pp. 123-126 (Horwitz), or one that you make up yourself. Be sure to bring all needed materials (photocopies, etc.) to class.
 
17 JUL: Teaching Reading
1. Before reading the chapter, identify the reason why reading is important to you as a language-learning tool.
2. Read pp. 134-151 in textbook. Note any changes to your perception of reading as an important tool for language-learners.
 
18 JUL: Reading Practice
Prepare one five-minute reading activity based on an element from the first chapter in your textbook. This can be based on existing book activities/reading, one from pp. 144-149 (Horwitz), or one that you make up yourself. Be sure to bring all needed materials (photocopies, etc.) to class.
 
23 JUL: Intro to USMA IT and Using Sharepoint (Mr. Helsel and Mr. Piscitelli)

1. Review DFL Technology Quick Reference Sheet
2. Consider the following questions:
· What does the acronym CAC stand for? How does it strengthen network security?
· How do you create a mapped drive? What is its benefit to computer users?
· When your computer completely freezes where nothing responds, what action should you take to restart it?
· What does the acronym VPN stand for? What are its benefits for a company or the government?

                ILR and ACTFL Guidelines
Become familiar with the following ACTFL Website, http://www.actfl.org/
· ILR and ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines
· Comparison of ILR and ACTFL Scales
· Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century
Writing
Read Horwitz, Chapter 7
Assessment
Read Horwitz, Chapter 9
 
24 JUL: Culture
Sequencing Two Activities
Read Horwitz, Chapter 10
 Please scan the information on teaching foreign languages and cultures at this link: