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¿Adónde quieres viajar?- Spanish NoviceMid
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In this activity, students will take a fun quiz to find out what kind of traveller they are. Students will also respond to a multitude of questions regarding their likes/dislikes in a group conversation setting. Students will learn more about traveling and how to answer questions regarding likes/dislikes. Students will also learn to answer questions about places.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Sandra Silva-Cisneros
Date Added:
09/23/2019
¿Adónde quieres viajar?/ Where do you want to travel?- Spanish, Novice Mid
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In this activity, students will take a fun quiz to find out what kind of traveller they are. Students will also respond to a multitude of questions regarding their likes/dislikes in a group conversation setting. Students will learn more about traveling and how to answer questions regarding likes/dislikes. Students will also learn to answer questions about places.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Madi Goertzen
Gabby Bates
Abby Cain
Claire Werlin
Alejandra Garcia
Sue Juarez
Mardy Morales
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
12/19/2019
Arabic Lessons from Musings on Arab Culture
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This blog is from an American woman living and working in Saudi Arabia. It includes information about living and working in Saudi Arabia as well as her travels elsewhere in the Middle East. This particular section of the blog includes lessons on Arabic, which are all transliterated. Conversations that are transliterated and translated, vocabulary lists, and cultural information are all included. The lessons include one on bread, one on time and the concept of time, and one on New Year's Resolutions.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Michele La Morte-Shbat
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Bon voyage! Novice Mid, French 102, Lab 09
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Students will talk about modes of transportation and practice finding their way through a city using a map. Students will learn more about traveling, directions, and transportation. Additionally, students will learn how to get from one point to another in an unfamiliar city.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Justin Snyder
Emily Blackburn
Camille Daw
Date Added:
04/07/2020
Building the First Transcontinental Railroad
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As the United States began the most deadly conflict in its history, the American Civil War, it was also laying the groundwork for one of its greatest achievements in transportation. The First Transcontinental Railroad, approved by Congress in the midst of war, helped connect the country in ways never before possible. Americans could travel from coast to coast with speed, changing how Americans lived, traded, and communicated while disrupting ways of life practiced for centuries by Native American populations. The coast-to-coast railroad was the result of the work of thousands of Americans, many of whom were Chinese immigrant laborers who worked under discriminatory pressures and for lower wages than their Irish counterparts. These laborers braved incredibly harsh conditions to lay thousands of miles of track. That track—the work of two railroad companies competing to lay the most miles from opposite directions—came together with the famous Golden Spike at Promontory Summit in Utah on May 10, 1869. This exhibition explores the construction of the first Transcontinental Railroad and its impact on American westward expansion. This exhibition was created as part of the DPLA’s Digital Curation Program by the following students as part of Professor Krystyna Matusiak's course "Digital Libraries" in the Library and Information Science program at the University of Denver: Jenifer Fisher, Benjamin Hall, Nick Iwanicki, Cheyenne Jansdatter, Sarah McDonnell, Timothy Morris and Allan Van Hoye.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Primary Source
Unit of Study
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
University of Denver
Provider Set:
DPLA Exhibitions
Author:
Allan Van Hoye
Benjamin Hall
Cheyenne Jansdatter
Jenifer Fisher
Nick Iwanicki
Sarah McDonnell
Timothy Morris
Date Added:
05/01/2015
Critical Language Service (YouTube Channel)
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Critical Language Service offers playlists with video lessons that explain the material in Alif Baa, Al-Kitaab 1 (through lesson 11), and a series on Egyptian vocabulary. Videos designed for the Alif Baa series focus on stories to illustrate new vocabulary while the series designed for Al-Kitaab explains grammatical concepts introduced in the books, and demonstrate proper pronunciation. They also offer a playlist of 60 cartoon episodes in Arabic.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Critical Language Service
Date Added:
10/14/2013
CultureTalk - Arab World
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CultureTalk - Arab World features a very extensive selection of filmed interviews with people from different countries in the Arabic speaking world. While some interviews are in English, the vast majority are in Arabic. Translations and usually transcripts are provided for all non-English video clips. Topics include family, food, education, religious and cultural customs, work, art, sport, travel, etc. The regions covered are the Levant, North Africa, Egypt, and Mauritania, with an Iraqi section on the way.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Religious Studies
World Cultures
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Five College Center for the Study of World Languages
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Culture Talk: Egypt
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CultureTalk - Arab World features native speakers from across the Arabic-speaking world giving filmed interviews, in Arabic and sometimes English, on selected topics. Text-based translations and transcriptions are often provided as downloadable documents for most Arabic videos. The videos engage a number of region/country-specific topics, including cultural traditions, religion, politics, and sports.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Economics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
Five College Center for the Study of World Languages
Date Added:
09/17/2013
Culture Talk: Yemeni Arabic
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CultureTalk - Arab World features native speakers from across the Arabic-speaking world giving filmed interviews, in Arabic and sometimes English, on selected topics. Text-based translations and transcriptions are often provided as downloadable documents for most Arabic videos. The videos engage a number of region/country-specific topics, including cultural traditions, religion, politics, and sports.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Economics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lecture
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Five College Center for the Study of World Languages
Date Added:
09/17/2013
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Daily Routine- English Template, Novice High
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In this activity, students will ask their partner questions to create an appropriate schedule of activities. Students will describe their daily activities and routines. Students will learn how to describe time, activities, and days of the week. They will also learn how to ask questions regarding time and activities.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
02/05/2020
The Egyptian Castle
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Arabic Castle provides the Arabic alphabet and a list of the 21 most common phrases that non-Arabic speakers should know how to say when traveling to Egypt. These phrases are presented in the Egyptian dialect. In addition, the site introduces the numerals used in Arabic and the months of the year. Each section is accompanied by an audio pronunciation.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Magic Enterprise
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Egyptian Self-Taught Arabic (PDF)
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This manual, written in 1914, includes a very basic introduction to the colloquial Egyptian Arabic spoken in Cairo. The 80-page text focuses mostly on vocabulary and contains 28 different word lists. There is also a brief section on grammar, one on the Arabic alphabet and how it is pronounced in Egypt, and a collection of sample dialogues. Although the book covers the alphabet, most sections rely on transliteration into Latin characters. The filesize of the PDF is 5 MB.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
E. Marlborough & Co.
Author:
Carl A. Thimm
Reginald A. Marriott
Date Added:
10/14/2013
From Colonialism to Tourism: Maps in American Culture
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From the earliest days of settlement and migration, the people of North America have relied on maps and mapping to understand their environment and place within it. Maps have helped Americans prospect investments, comprehend war, and plan leisure in places unknown. As Americans have used maps to explore the U.S., capitalize on its resources, and displace its Native peoples, maps have shaped American cultural ideas about travel, place, and ownership. This exhibit explores the cultural and historic impact of mapping through four specific moments in American history: migration along the Oregon Trail, the rise of the lumber industry, the Civil War, and the popularization of the automobile and individual tourism. It concludes with a look at maps in the age of computers, the Internet, and beyond. These moments demonstrate the influence maps have had over how Americans imagine, exploit, and interact with national geographies and local places. This exhibition was created as part of the DPLA’s Digital Curation Program by the following students in Professor Helene Williams's capstone course at the Information School at the University of Washington: Greg Bem, Kili Bergau, Emily Felt, and Jessica Blanchard. Additional revisions and selections made by Greg Bem.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Primary Source
Unit of Study
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
University of Washington
Provider Set:
DPLA Exhibitions
Author:
Emily Felt
Greg Bem
Jessica Blanchard
Kili Bergau
Date Added:
09/01/2014
Full Steam Ahead: The Steam Engine and Transportation in the Nineteenth Century
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This collection uses primary sources to explore the steam engine and transportation in the nineteenth century. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Digital Public Library of America
Provider Set:
Primary Source Sets
Author:
Samantha Gibson
Date Added:
04/11/2016
German 102 Lab 3 - Sehenswürdigkeiten/Sightseeing - Novice Mid
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Students will work together to match German sights to their descriptions and try to find interesting facts about a couple of the Sights that they would like to know more about. 

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Camille Daw
Amber Hoye
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
02/11/2020
Hegazkinean, egoerak
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The students will try to resolve problems that occur to them as they are traveling. Students will work with partners. One student will be the customer and the other a flight attendant or airline employee. They will receive a situation card presenting an issue the customer is having and will need to come to a solution together.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Borja Aguilera
Date Added:
07/22/2019
IPA Spanish Travel (intermediate proficiency)
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This Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA) is designed to assess students at an intermediate proficiency level. It includes tasks to assess students in the three modes of communication: interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational. The authentic resources included in this IPA address the themes of travel and geography.Suggested rubrics can be found in ACTFL Implementing Integrated Performance Assessment (2013) by Bonnie Adair-Hauck, Eileen W. Glisan, Francis J. Troyan.  Adapted from Howard County Public SchoolsImage source: "Luggage" by stux on Pixabay.com

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Heather Sherrow
Rebecca Ahearn
Brandon Morfoot
Bonnie Pechulis
MSDE Admin
Date Added:
07/17/2018
Intercultural Learning: Critical Preparation for International Student Travel
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International student exchanges are an increasingly popular aspect of the internationalisation of higher education around the globe. Whether as short-term mobility projects or semester long ‘study abroad’ opportunities, the benefits of such international study experiences have been well documented.

Higher education institutions, departments and disciplines, or individual academics are often tasked with preparing students for such international experiences. Such preparation often focuses on the practical and logistical aspects of student travel, overlooking a crucial dimension of student learning.

Intercultural learning: Critical preparation for international student travel aims to take students beyond practical preparation, to equip them with a critical lens through which to view and understand their international experiences. The book leads students toward a deeper understanding of culture and cultural difference through an exploration of challenging concepts such as imperialism, racism, privilege and intercultural practice.

As an adjunct to traditional approaches, the book adds a significant and valuable dimension to the process of preparing students for international study, increasing the potential for meaningful and transformative learning experiences.

Subject:
World Cultures
Material Type:
Reading
Textbook
Provider:
UTS ePress
Author:
Debra Miles
Narayan Gopalkrishnan
Peter Jones
Date Added:
01/01/2018
Introduction to Tourism & Hospitality
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An introduction to the scope, components, development, effects, and future of the hospitality industry.

Topics include background on industry structure and overviews of specialized areas relating to the

management of food service, lodging, travel, and event planning operations.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Greenfield Community College
Author:
Thomas Simmons
Date Added:
05/06/2019
Journey Through Hallowed Ground: Travel through Virginia's Piedmont
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visits 65 historic places along 75 miles of Route 15 in Virginia's Piedmont. Stops include homes of Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe; sites of some of the bloodiest battles in the Civil War; and other places that evoke the soldiers, statesmen, farmers, and slaves who fought, toiled, and governed there.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
03/16/2001