Projects

OER for Languages

Brazilpod Teacher’s Guide and Lesson Index
This teacher’s guide and lesson index helps Portuguese instructors and students integrate media from Dr. Orlando Kelm's Brazilpod website into their teaching and learning.
ClicaBrasil Print-on-demand Textbook
COERLL will provide a printed textbook to accompany the online videos and readings of the widely-used intermediate Portuguese course ClicaBrasil.
Her Şey bir Merhaba ile Başlar (Everything Begins with a Hello)
An open-source, online curriculum for Intermediate-Mid Turkish students in which learners use language to investigate, explain and reflect on contemporary Turks’ socio-cultural practices and products.
Juntos: The Heritage Spanish Lesson Project
A series of proficiency-based lessons related to personal life, college tasks, career readiness, and civic participation for Heritage Spanish learners in grades 6-12.
LCTLs OER Consultancy
COERLL provides consultation about open pedagogical design to project teams supervised by other grant-funded entities, and promotes the resulting materials for languages such as Bangla, Hindi, Malayalam, Sanskrit, Tamil, and Urdu.
OER for Teaching and Learning Nahuatl
This set of materials aims to develop 30 units of online Huasteca Nahuatl multimedia learning materials for speakers of Spanish and English.
Reality Czech: A Course in Contemporary Czech Language and Culture
Reality Czech is an online curriculum for beginning and intermediate language students. Modules follow a sequence of pre-class, in-class, and post-class activities ideal for a flipped classroom.
Recorridos: AP Spanish Literature Anthology
A multi-volume anthology series of Hispanic literature for AP and other advanced students of Spanish.
Texas Coalition for Heritage Spanish (TeCHS)
TeCHS is a platform for members to share data and pedagogical resources, collaborate on best practices, connect with community organizations, and advocate for Spanish heritage language teaching.
Trayectos
Trayectos is a collection of performance-based OER for beginning and intermediate second language learners of Spanish, developed by Texas A&M faculty and graduate students using the Learning by Design approach.

Teacher Professional Development

Foreign Languages and the Literary in the Everyday
FLLITE aids  instructors  in designing their own literacy-based lessons that focus on the  poetics  of everyday language (letters, YouTube videos, etc.).   A project with CERCLL.
Games2Teach Collaboratory
Interactive workshops where teachers play technology-mediated games, learn how game design principles promote language acquisition, and learn to implement games in their classrooms. A project with CASLS.

Applied Linguistic Research

"Open Education and Foreign Language Learning and Teaching" book
An openly-licensed book of case studies on the subject of open education in the field of language learning and teaching.
Language Learning and Technology
LL&T is a fully-refereed, online journal that disseminates research to foreign and second language educators on issues related to technology and language education. A project with NFLRC and the Center for Language and Technology.