Program and Schedule

Below is an updated workshop schedule (as of 5/1/2017). Unless otherwise indicated the workshop takes place at the University of Michigan North Quad Building, 105 South State Street, Room 1185, Ann Arbor, MI  48104-1285.

Saturday, May 6
8:30 – 9:15 am Registration
Continental Breakfast available
9:15 – 11:00 am Session I
Ewa Malachowska-Pasek (UM) – Opening Remarks
Philomena Meechan, UM Language Resource Center,
Engaging with Authentic:  In Class and Out
This session will explore interactive video lessions for developing listening comprehension and cultural awareness in class and as homework using an online tool called Playposit.
Anna Szawara (UIC)
Don’t Just Press Play!  Adapting TV Series (Ranczo) for Languages Instruction:  The Do’s, the Don’ts and the How To’s ~ 40 min. workshop
11:00 – 11:15 am Break
11:15 am – 12:45 pm Session II
Izolda Wolski-Moskoff (OSU)
Designing On-line Materials for a Hybrid Polish Course for Beginners
Agnieszka Jeżyk (UIC)
Polish in a Speech Bubble.  Using Comics as a Tool in Second Language Teaching
Małgorzata Mróz (EMU & Polish Language Center of Ann Arbor)
Using YouTube Video Clips to Develop Speaking and Writing Fluency in Polish
12:45 – 1:30 pm Lunch (provided)
1:30 – 3:00 pm Session III
Anna Gąsienica-Byrcyn (SXU)
Kolędowo/Caroling in the Polish Language Classroom
Christopher Caes (Columbia U)
Authentic Polish Materials… in English; or, Teaching American Students Polish Pronunciation of English Loanwords
Piotr Westwalewicz (UM)
What Happened to my Tractor?!  Iconic Images in Propaganda and Popular Music as a Gateway to Teaching Polish Language & Culture
3:00 – 3:15 pm Break
3:15 – 4:30 pm

Poster Session / Exchanging Materials & Experiences

Kinga Kosmala (UChicago)
CourseShare:  Challenges of Instructional Design
Level:  Advanced
Bernadeta Kamińska (UT Austin)
1.  Polish Legends – Reading Journal/Culture (audio and printed)
Level:  Intermediate
2.  Project:  Migration to USA (printed and invterviews) Level:  Intermediate and Advanced/Heritage Speaker
Ewa Malachowska-Pasek (UM)
1. “Wieś, jaka jest, każdy widzi” – supplementary materials for HURRA, Po polsku 2
Level:  Intermediate/Advanced
2. Teaching Pronunciation through Lip-syncing
Level: Novice High/Intermediate Low

4:30 pm Closing Remarks & Reception