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Lessons Produced in the 2015 COTSEAL Instructor Professional Development Workshop

In Septemeber, 2015, with funding from Title VI, a professional development workshop on content-based instruction (CBI), for Southeast Asian language instructors, was held at UC-Berkeley. In June, 2016, a follow-up workshop was held at UW-Madison. A third workshop, funded by the Luce Foundation, will be held at Cornell University in September, 2017.

As part of the workshop, language-specific groups of instructors worked together in fall 2015/spring 2016 to develop content-based language instruction lessons. These lessons were then taught in classrooms and were video recorded. From March to May, 2016, a second lesson was produced by each language group, except Burmese (due to only two instructors being in that group). You can see the second group of lessons here.

Lessons produced following the second COTSEAL CBI workshop, held in June, 2016, at UW-Madison, can be seen here:

Lessons Produced in the 2016-2017 Academic Year, Following the Second Workshop

Here is the program from the first, UC-Berkeley CBI workshop, and the procedures that the language groups followed to produce the lessons:

2015 Professional Development Workshop Program

CBI Lesson Creation Procedures

Finally, here is the first set of lessons produced by each group following the first workshop:







See the second set of lessons produced in the first CBI workshop here.

See information about the third COTSEAL CBI workshop, to be held at Cornell University in September, 2017, here