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Slightly Independent And Illegal: Yaima Pardo’S Films Off_Line And Switch On At The Crossroads Of Literacy, Inclusion And Digital Filmmaking In Contemporary Cuban Cinema, Michelle Leigh Farrell 2016 Fairfield University

Slightly Independent And Illegal: Yaima Pardo’S Films Off_Line And Switch On At The Crossroads Of Literacy, Inclusion And Digital Filmmaking In Contemporary Cuban Cinema, Michelle Leigh Farrell

Michelle Leigh Farrell

Cuban filmmaker Yaima Pardo creates a participatory digital literacy campaign in her documentary OFF_LINE (2013) and documentary series SWITCH ON (2013-present). Through her work she establishes a multi-directional dialogue on digital literacy. Beyond this call for digital literacy, Pardo herself is part of a contemporary generation of Cuban filmmakers, nuevos realizadores that depend on digital technology to make, distribute and exhibit their works despite their illegal status as the Cuban state does not recognize their independent production companies. Challenging over five decades of control, Pardo and her peers are part of a larger national fight to redefine Cuban film.


Ifele: A Method To Teach Spanish As A Second Language Within Communities Of Practice, Francisco Burgos 2016 Oakwood University

Ifele: A Method To Teach Spanish As A Second Language Within Communities Of Practice, Francisco Burgos

Andrews Research Conference Programs

This study, which involved classroom-based experimental research conducted during the Fall semester of 2013 in a Spanish class at Oakwood University, aimed at extending the findings of previous studies on the use of familiar texts in reading and writing (Brown 2007, Vygotsky 1978, Kern 2000, Rollins & Villamil 2001, McCourt 2006, Morris, Beck & Smith 2004, Smith & Carvill 2000, Baring 2008, Bonard 2000, White 2009, Freire 1970. To do so, this study examined empirically the impact of familiar texts on students’ reading and writing outcomes using treatment and control conditions for comparison. This study was also interested in demonstrating whether working with ...


Spanish For Heritage Speakers: Instructional Module #2, Gabriela C. Zapata 2016 California State University - Monterey Bay

Spanish For Heritage Speakers: Instructional Module #2, Gabriela C. Zapata

Activities and Assignments Collection

This is the second instructional module for the teaching of Spanish to heritage speakers at the intermediate level. The outcomes for this module are as follows:

1. Students will be able to understand the way in which a persuasive essay is organized and written;

2. Students will be able to continue applying the rules for the accentuation of palabras esdrújulas and agudas to improve their spelling;

3. Students will be able to understand the rules that govern the present tense in Spanish and why it is the most appropriate tense when writing a persuasive essay.

4. Students will learn the ...


Should English Spelling Be Reformed?: A History Of English Spelling, Rachel M. Schloneger 2016 Cedarville University

Should English Spelling Be Reformed?: A History Of English Spelling, Rachel M. Schloneger

The Research and Scholarship Symposium

This paper explores the deep, and surprisingly informative, history of English spelling. It is a well-known fact that English spelling is confusing and troublesome for native speakers and non-native speakers alike. Its history is a winding road that ventures into various languages, picking up rules and idiosyncrasies along the way. The question facing linguists and other English language scholars is whether the system that is worth keeping or if reformative measures are needed. In its history, English has overcome invasions, subjugation, and conversion efforts to become what it is today. In the past many individuals have suggested reforms and have ...


French Class Level 2:"Migrants In France" Project, Juli A. Douglass-Gillespie 2016 Northwestern Local Schools

French Class Level 2:"Migrants In France" Project, Juli A. Douglass-Gillespie

Migration in Global Context Symposium

Being quite fed up with the disconnect between boring, abstract, and out of date so-called “units” in my French textbooks and real life, I decided to attempt to invent my own year-long “unit” based upon the ideas of migrants or immigrants who had come to France. From the beginning of the year I informed my students that everything we studied and explored throughout the year would help us create together and present to a small audience a final project in the spring in the form of a play, which they would write, me helping with the French. Since my student ...


Personal Philosophy, Elisa Martinez Sirvent 2016 Otterbein University

Personal Philosophy, Elisa Martinez Sirvent

The Howl: Otterbein ESL Publication

Elisa Martinez Sirvent explores what shapes her philosophy and discusses why we should enjoy our lives.


The Relationship Between Legibility And Gender, Julia Armenta 2016 Georgia State University

The Relationship Between Legibility And Gender, Julia Armenta

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Technology, Games And Learning In An Intermediate Spanish Class, Rosalind Arthur 2016 Clark Atlanta University

Technology, Games And Learning In An Intermediate Spanish Class, Rosalind Arthur

Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages & Literatures (SECCLL)

This presentation examines some theories of learning at the tertiary level of education, and tests them in a research activity involving games and learning/knowledge. Two Intermediate Spanish classes are engaged in preliminary research to measure the effectiveness of a simple game (hangman) and technology (Responseware/clickers) as practice and review tools versus traditional methods; in formative assessment.

The presentation will consist of reporting on the Quantitative results focusing on the impact of using games in learning on students in the digital age. Student attitudes based on a qualitative survey administered to the students involved will be included in the ...


The Effects Of Bilingualism And Multilingualism On Lexical Retrieval, Sarah E. Young 2016 Cedarville University

The Effects Of Bilingualism And Multilingualism On Lexical Retrieval, Sarah E. Young

Linguistics Senior Research Projects

This research reviews literature that has been written concerning the positive and negative cognitive impact bilingualism has on the speaker. It then takes this research one step further asking whether increasing the number of languages one speaks slows down the person’s lexical retrieval. Methods include an interview and two tests, the data from which strongly supports the hypothesis mentioned in the literature review that bilingualism slows down lexical processing. This research concludes that having more languages does increase a person’s difficulty with retrieving words on demand.

Key terms: bilingualism, lexical retrieval, RIF, retrieval induced forgetting, aphasia, tip of ...


Marriage, Honor And Religion: Three Social Constraints Challenging Women’S Lives In Miguel De Cervantes’ The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote Of La Mancha, Ovidiu Breahna 2016 John Carroll University

Marriage, Honor And Religion: Three Social Constraints Challenging Women’S Lives In Miguel De Cervantes’ The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote Of La Mancha, Ovidiu Breahna

Senior Honors Projects

No abstract provided.


An International Oer/Oep Initiative: How Open Is Foreign Language Education In The United States And Europe?, Joshua Thoms, Carl Blyth, Katerina Zourou 2016 Utah State University

An International Oer/Oep Initiative: How Open Is Foreign Language Education In The United States And Europe?, Joshua Thoms, Carl Blyth, Katerina Zourou

Joshua J. Thoms

No abstract provided.


Languages - A Means Of Sharing The Gospel, Adrienne J. Royo 2016 Southern Adventist University

Languages - A Means Of Sharing The Gospel, Adrienne J. Royo

Faculty Works

A class devotional is a resource for language learning, as well as, facilitating the means by which students may gain life coping skills. Spanish language literature offers a rich resource for sharing the gospel, available in all academic settings. Students learn that the Scriptures are a life strategy.


Adquisición De Los Contrafactuales Pasados En Español: Mapeo De Formas – Significados En Las Interfaces Morfología – Sintaxis – Semántica – Pragmática, Diana Patricia Botero Ibarra 2016 The University of Western Ontario

Adquisición De Los Contrafactuales Pasados En Español: Mapeo De Formas – Significados En Las Interfaces Morfología – Sintaxis – Semántica – Pragmática, Diana Patricia Botero Ibarra

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This study focuses on the acquisition of the compound form of the Pluperfect Subjunctive to express counterfactual meaning in the past through conditional clauses. The aim was to examine in which instances we can find the greatest difficulty in the acquisition and what are the sets of information that stem from universal mechanisms.

This study included two experiments: Experiment 1 consisted of a sentence completion task and a written production task to investigate morphological recognition and morphological written production of subjunctive and conditional forms. Experiment 2 included an interpretation and context task, a sentence selection task, and a picture-matching task ...


Interactional Practices And Artifact Orientation In Mobile Augmented Reality Game Play, Steven Thorne, John Hellermann, Adam Jones, Daniel Lester 2016 Portland State University

Interactional Practices And Artifact Orientation In Mobile Augmented Reality Game Play, Steven Thorne, John Hellermann, Adam Jones, Daniel Lester

John Hellermann

In an effort to better understand the ways that small groups use digital technology as they move through a physical environment, this paper describes the methods used by groups of three people to maintain a group participation structure as they accomplish a quest-type task during mobile augmented reality game play. The game was available on one mobile digital device (an Apple iPhone) that was shared by three players as they negotiated a set of point-to-point route finding tasks. Video-recordings of each group were made using three cameras (two head-mounted cameras and one hand-held camera). We focus on the different ways ...


Interactional Practices And Artifact Orientation In Mobile Augmented Reality Game Play, Steven Thorne, John Hellermann, Adam Jones, Daniel Lester 2016 Portland State University

Interactional Practices And Artifact Orientation In Mobile Augmented Reality Game Play, Steven Thorne, John Hellermann, Adam Jones, Daniel Lester

Steven L. Thorne

In an effort to better understand the ways that small groups use digital technology as they move through a physical environment, this paper describes the methods used by groups of three people to maintain a group participation structure as they accomplish a quest-type task during mobile augmented reality game play. The game was available on one mobile digital device (an Apple iPhone) that was shared by three players as they negotiated a set of point-to-point route finding tasks. Video-recordings of each group were made using three cameras (two head-mounted cameras and one hand-held camera). We focus on the different ways ...


Acknowledgements/Image Credits, Molly Lynde-Recchia 2016 Western Michigan University

Acknowledgements/Image Credits, Molly Lynde-Recchia

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No abstract provided.


Notes On Contributors, 2016 Western Michigan University

Notes On Contributors

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No abstract provided.


Orchards 52, Orchards 54, Orchards 57: The Doe, And Orchards 59 By Rainer Maria Rilke, Susanne Petermann 2016 n/a

Orchards 52, Orchards 54, Orchards 57: The Doe, And Orchards 59 By Rainer Maria Rilke, Susanne Petermann

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Translated from the French by Susanne Petermann.


The Universe In Perspective, Commentator, And The Birth Of A Masterpiece By Yu Kwang-Chung, Hsinmei Lin 2016 University of Washington - Seattle Campus

The Universe In Perspective, Commentator, And The Birth Of A Masterpiece By Yu Kwang-Chung, Hsinmei Lin

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Translated from the Chinese by Hsinmei Lin.


A Man Out Of Time: Aias 646-692 By Sophocles, Emily Anhalt 2016 Sarah Lawrence College

A Man Out Of Time: Aias 646-692 By Sophocles, Emily Anhalt

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Translated from the Greek by Emily Anhalt.


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