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Strand B Workshop - Application Level

Dates: January 28th (Hyflex), February 25th (online), March 18th (Hyflex), April 22nd (online), and May 20th (Hyflex)
Time: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Location: Hyflex (LARC or Zoom) - Online (Zoom)

Day 1: January 28th, 2023 - HYFLEX

  •  Understand and apply the proficiency benchmarks
  • Use the same authentic resource across proficiency levels
  • Design an outline for a reading unit using authentic resources

Day 2: February 25th, 2023 - Online

  • Integrate backward design strategies to create a reading unit
  • Utilize the three main principals of UDL strategies in the design of a reading unit
  • Incorporate cultural analysis in the reading unit

Day 3: March 18th, 2023 - HYFLEX

  • Integrate a variety of reading strategies and activities in a reading unit
  • Learn about the PACE Model and know when and how to use it
  • Research and learn about the NIP Model for teaching grammar in the moment

Day 4: April 22nd, 2023 - Online

  • Understand the Triple E model and apply it to unit
  • Discuss collaborative digital reading tools
  • Understand why alternative assignments are a good option for online and face-to-face classes

Day 5: May 20th, 2023 - HYFLEX

  • Presentations of reading units with audience’s feedback


Strands Spring 2022 Flyer


Leadership is an act of service to the profession. In this course, participants will delve into the philosophy and practices of leadership as it relates to personal growth. Participants will be challenged to think deeply about their role as a leader, regardless of the current position they hold. They will also be encouraged to take risks with their leadership abilities by pursuing actions and roles that create meaningful change in their context.

Presenter: Dr. Chris Brown
Chris BrownChris supports the director and other LARC team members in the design and implementation of LARC’s externally funded international programs and initiatives. He holds graduate degrees and certificates in Second Language Instruction, Spanish Linguistics, and Higher Education Leadership. His doctoral dissertation is titled “Discursive Leadership: Exploring the “black box” challenge in transcultural leadership studies.” His research interests focus on the intersection of organizational theory and behavior, leadership, and transcultural communication.


Contact Information

Shahnaz Ahmadeian Fard
Director, SAILN Project
Office Phone: (619) 594-0846