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NCOLCTL Conference, Itasca, IL, April 25-28, 2013

CeLCAR attended and participated in the 16th Annual International Conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL). In addition to our informational booth CeLCAR volunteered to support the technological effort of the conference and presented on technology.

Sukhrob Karimov presented "Technology in Teaching and Evaluating Language Skills" (PDF, 2.47 MB)
This presentation focused on interactive and communicative approaches for self-study and for study outside of the classroom utilizing modern technologies. It demonstrated application of the web and tablet technologies on an example of Uzbek Video and Audio Modules. This presentation also discussed the use of mobile devices in alphabet and script teaching for such languages as Arabic, Dari, and Uyghur. Sukhrob demonstrated the award-winning app which is used as a tool that helps teach shape recognition, reading and writing in Arabic and Pashto.