Developing Assessments for the Second Language Classroom

Starts:  Jul 18, 2011 00:00 (CT)
Ends:  Jul 22, 2011 00:00 (CT)
Focusing on the alignment of standards-based curriculum and assessment, this institute includes an overview of the wide range of purposes in assessment, and step-by-step guidance in creating integrated performance assessments for classroom use.

CARLA Summer Institute Program 2011

Early Registration Deadline--May 31, 2011

The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota has sponsored a summer institute program for second language teachers since 1996. This internationally known program reflects CARLA's commitment to link research and theory with practical applications for the classroom. Each institute is highly interactive and includes discussion, theory-building, hands-on activities, and plenty of networking opportunities.

CARLA summer institute participants—more than 3,400 to date—have come from all over the world. They have included foreign language and ESL teachers at all levels of instruction, as well as program administrators, curriculum specialists, and language teacher educators.


The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA)/University of Minnesota


(612) 626-8600