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ACTFL/ILR Oral Proficiency Interview by computer (OPIc)
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The ACTFL/ILR Oral Proficiency Interview by computer (OPIc) exam tests for speaking skills and is offered for various languages, Arabic being one of them. The exam can be administered to students of all proficiency levels who are in college and beyond. The length of the exam is 20-30 minutes and it is rated by ACTFL Certified ILR OPIc Raters. The results reported are individual scores of proficiency from 0 to 2.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Language Testing International
ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines (2012 Edition)
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This resource gives detailed proficiency guidelines for second language learners in the four major categories of speaking, writing, listening, and reading. It separates proficiency into five major levels: distinguished, superior, advanced, intermediate, and novice. Advanced, intermediate, and novice are further divided into high, mid, and low sublevels. The guidelines give detailed descriptions of language use regarding each level, applicable to all languages.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines for Arabic
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This resource details proficiency guidelines for Arabic learners in the four major categories of speaking, writing, listening, and reading. It separates proficiency into five major levels: distinguished, superior, advanced, intermediate, and novice. Advanced, intermediate, and novice are further divided into high, mid, and low sublevels. Examples of Arabic in each of the categories and levels are provided, with rater comments included.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Arabic Proficiency Test
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The Arabic Proficiency Test measures reading and listening skills. The exam can be administered to high school and college students as well as to professionals. The length of the exam is 2 hours 30 minutes and its format is selected response/multiple choice. Ultimately, the reported result is based on ACTFL scores of novice, intermediate, advanced, and auperior proficiency levels.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Raji M. Rammuny
The Art and Science of Negotiation, Spring 2006
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An introduction to bargaining and negotiation in public, business, and legal settings. Combines a "hands-on" skill-building orientation with a look at pertinent social theory. Strategy, communications, ethics, and institutional influences are examined as they influence the ability of actors to analyze problems, negotiate agreements, and resolve disputes in social, organizational, and political circumstances characterized by interdependent interests.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Laws, David
Auditory Discrimination
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Auditory discrimination difficulties may play a significant part in the poor language skills often associated with the special needs pupil and the teacher will need to pay particular attention to this area of development. Lessons here attempt to integrate listening skills into the general development of language in the young child.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Elementary Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST)
Provider Set:
Scoilnet
Author:
Vincent Gormley
Australian Aboriginal Art and Storytelling
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Australian Aboriginal art is one of the oldest continuing art traditions in the world. Much of the most important knowledge of aboriginal society was conveyed through different kinds of storytelling—including narratives that were spoken, performed as dances or songs, and those that were painted. In this lesson students will learn about the Aboriginal storytelling tradition through the spoken word and through visual culture. They will have the opportunity to hear stories of the Dreamtime told by the Aboriginal people, as well as to investigate Aboriginal storytelling in contemporary dot paintings.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Performing Arts
Visual Arts
World Cultures
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEment
Author:
Individual Authors
ClicaBrasil
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The Portuguese language lessons of ClicaBrasil highlight aspects of Brazilian culture. They are designed for intermediate to advanced students, but are accessible to everyone. Each lesson includes videos of Brazilians from all walks of life speaking naturally about their lives and their country. All lessons integrate reading, writing, listening and comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, oral communication and cultural activities with the videos.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Syllabus
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Flanzer, Vivian
Composing with Computers I (Electronic Music Composition), Spring 2008
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A series of progressive composition projects, culminating in a large final projecting, using various types of music hardware and software. Instruction in recording, editing, synthesis, sampling, digital sound processing, sequencing, and interactive systems. Close listening to computer and electronic music from various genres including Varese, Cage, Schaeffer, Xenakis, Lansky, Stockhausen, Tcherepnin, Barlow, Gunter, and Eno. Subject focuses on using the computer as a means of musical creativity and intuition.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Film and Music Production
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Whincop, Peter
Conversa Brasileira
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No Strings Attached
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A compilation of video scenarios of people interacting with each other in Portuguese. Conversations include dialogs, questions, turn taking exchanges, clarifications, false starts, hugs, laughter, asides. The scenarios are enhanced by transcriptions, translations, content analysis, and notes and discussion blogs.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Kelm, Orlando
Deutsch im Blick
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A multimedia 1st-year German language program based on videos of native speakers and the UT Summer Program in WŸrzburg, Germany. The online textbook includes recorded vocabulary, phonetics lessons, an online grammar component, online comparative polls and internet writing activities.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Syllabus
Textbook
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Abrams, Zsuzsanna
ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
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In this Module, Students will learn the basis and differences between Social Economic Systems. They wil be to argues their point of view and whatsmore, give an essay opinion about the topic.Throught differents activities and material, student should create constructs of the topic and stablish a new knowledge. It is important to clarify any doubt before starting the activities.Ask your professor about any gap you may find in the way.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Luis Jimenez
Experience Aba Form
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This lesson will help students understand ABA Form. Through listening activities, they will be able to distinguish the "A" section from the "B" section and the return of the "A" section. Other activities will also be used for illustration.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Lisa Qualls
Exploring Long and Short Rhythmic Patterns Through Movement and Composition
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Students create movements to represent long and short rhythmic patterns and compose patterns using non-traditional notation.

Subject:
Performing Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute
Provider Set:
Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute - Music Educators Toolbox