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MidWest Association for Language Learning Technology

MWALLT 2020 Program Schedule

For more information on the presentations, please see the page for presenter abstracts. 
Information on room numbers and on how to connect online can be found on the Conference Sites.



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Room C





8:15 - 8:45




8:45 - 9:45


Working in Public: New Infrastructures for Better Institutions

Kathleen Fitzpatrick Director of Digital Humanities at Michigan State University



10:00 - 10:25


Teaching L2 Speech with Technology: What Tools Are Available and How Do Teachers Choose?

Building an Effective Blended Learning Environment: Redesigning TCFL Classes with VoiceThread

Salón de clase: Writing and Implementing an OER Textbook for Spanish for Specific Purposes

10:40 - 11:10


Are YouTube and Netflix One-Stop Shops to Learn a Language?  Learners' Beliefs About Videos

Cooking up a Russian Game with Samovarka

Redesigning Acceso: Lessons Learned and Next Steps

11:15 - 11:45

MWALLT Business Meeting

11:45 - 1:00


1:00 - 2:00


The (In)accessibility of Language Learning Technology: Lessons from the Classroom and Online

Using Instagram to Collate a Personal Dictionary

Technology: Can It Help Reduce Second Language Learning Anxiety?

Connecting Everyday Cultural Knowledge: Expository Essays, Excel, and Extroversion

Guaranteeing Students Review Online Feedback through Self-Evaluative Follow-Up Surveys

Digital Humanities and Social Media in the L2 Literature Classroom

2:10 - 2:40


Transferring a Language Module into an Online Course: The Process and Key Take-Aways

“I Felt More at Ease”: How Social Virtual Reality Impacts L2 French Learners' Anxiety and Oral Production

Digital Storytelling and Augmented Reality Experiences in L2 Classrooms

2:50 - 3:20


Digital Magazines: A Publishing Project for World Language Classrooms

Chinese Literacy Development through Read-Along Videos

Online Translators as a Pedagogical Tool

3:20 - 3:35


3:35 - 4:05


DIY Resources for Learning German: New Corpus-based 0pen Educational Materials

Bringing Dakota Revitalization into the Digital Age

HelloTalk: Making Intercultural Communication Happen

4:15 - 4:45


Combining Physical and Virtual Spaces: Collaborative VR Gaming and Language Learning

Giving a Face to Cultural Competency: Telecollaboration in Online Spanish for Social Work

Harnessing Technology for Service Projects in University Language Courses

4:45 - 5:00



MWALLT is a regional affiliate of IALLT (International Association for Language Learning Technology), established in 1965, a professional organization dedicated to promoting effective uses of media centers for language teaching, learning, and research.

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