Workshops & Events


Instructors at a workshop

The Language Center schedules a number of events each semester for language instructors. Topics covered by recent workshops include:  teaching with Canvas, using authentic listening texts and options for enhancing online test security. Contact Dr. Adolfo Carrillo Cabello at for more information about professional development events.

For an example of a recent series of events, see the Scholarship of Teaching: A Workshop Series for Graduate Students

Upcoming Events

Please visit our News and Events page to learn about upcoming events.

The Language Collaboratory

The Language Collaboratory is a partnership for the advancement of intercollegiate dialogue on the teaching of languages and cultures, driven by language centers and institutes at the University of Iowa, the University of Michigan, the University of Minnesota, Michigan State University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The purpose of this initiative is to provide collaborative professional learning opportunities for educators of language, culture, and literature at the five institutions.

Sessions are held weekly on Mondays or Thursdays. Review the current schedule at the Language Collaboratory site. Past sessions can be viewed on the Language Collaboratory YouTube channel.