Linking Language, Literacy, and Learning to Life: A Step-by-Step Approach to Scaffolding Target Language Use and Community Engagement in Project-based Language Learning
Workshop Description: The importance of actively engaging students in their own learning is well-documented by research in many fields. However, shifting toward more student-centered, community-based approaches presents many challenges—particularly in beginning courses where students’ language, literacy, and culture skills are still developing. This workshop provides step-by-step guidance for implementing a project-based approach, including ideas for overcoming common challenges.
During the workshop, participants will: