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Speakers of a foreign language who identify with the native speakers' culture will have less of an accent in that tongue, according to a new study by researchers from Haifa University. The study, published in the International Journal of Bilingualism, suggests that fluency in the second language is related to how the speaker wishes to be viewed by the majority group.
Updated: Sep. 01, 2009
This year, the National Middle East Language Resource Center (NMELRC) will offer its Seminar for College and K-12 Teachers of Hebrew on October 31-Nov 1, 2009, at the University of Arizona Tucson. The Seminar will be co-chaired by Shmuel Bolozky and Anat Maimon.
Updated: Jul. 02, 2009
The Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies of the University College London (UCL) will host a Postgraduate Students Workshop on Jewish Education on September 23, 2009. Postgraduate students and researchers in the early stage of their career are welcome to participate and will be given the opportunity to present a short paper on their own research. The workshop will focus on presenting research on the history of Hebrew education from the 1880s to the outset of World War I.
Updated: May. 11, 2009
Online Studies toward a Specialization Certificate in the Didactics of Teaching Hebrew as a Foreign Language
The Online Academy for Jewish Studies at The MOFET Institute under the supervision of the Israel Ministry of Education has developed an online program whose aim is to assist teachers of Hebrew as a Foreign Language in the Diaspora. Teachers completing the course of study and fulfilling the practicum requirements will be eligible to receive a Specialization Certificate in the Didactics of Teaching Hebrew as a Foreign Language from the Online Academy.
Updated: Apr. 23, 2009
The GISHA conference (Good Ideas Supporting Hebrew Access), to be held at Hebrew College, Newton Centre, MA, between April 26-27, will focus on how to help students with special needs to learn and use Hebrew reading skills in a variety of educational settings. Leading Jewish special education researchers and educators who specialize in Hebrew language will be presenting.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2009
An audience-participation paper on Teaching Biblical Hebrew was delivered at The Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature held in Boston in November, 2008. Helene Dallaire, part of the staff of a three-year project on communicative learning entitled CoHeLeT, demonstrated a mock classroom setting of a first year Hebrew class in a seminary setting. The three-year CoHeLeT project has found that retention with the Communicative Language Teaching method is much better than retention in the usual grammar-based inductive or deductive method.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2009
The 'Read Hebrew America/Canada' (RHA/C) campaign sponsored by The National Jewish Outreach Program (NJOP), will take place this fall in synagogues and Jewish centers throughout the United States and Canada. The classes will be run over a period of five weeks, in five 90-minute weekly classes. They are designed for Jewish adults, aiming to teach the fundamentals of reading Hebrew.
Updated: Oct. 30, 2008
The Online Academy for Jewish Studies at The MOFET Institute is a set of online courses whose main objective is to prepare teachers, educators and leaders in Jewish communities in the Diaspora for their mission. The Online Academy offers courses on topics that are suitable for educators and leaders in the Jewish world as well as students in universities and colleges in the fields of the didactics and pedagogy of teaching Jewish subjects in the Diaspora. During the upcoming semester, courses in teaching the Holocaust and teaching the Hebrew language will be offered.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2008
The MOFET JTEC International Teachers' Training Project of the MOFET Institute in cooperation with World Ort held an intensive four day seminar for Italian Hebrew teachers in Rome this summer. Two Israeli teacher educators of MOFET Institute's Online Ademy came to Rome to introduce the Italian Hebrew teachers to cutting edge technology to be used in the teaching of Hebrew in local Jewish schools.
Updated: Jul. 28, 2008
The Eli and Bessie Cohen Summer Institutes provide academic courses for exploring Jewish texts, building Hebrew language skills or improving teaching methods. Intensive courses allow for completing a semester of work within a condensed two-or four-week time frame. The Jewish Special Education Institute and NETA Institute for Hebrew Language Educators offer focused coursework leading to completion of certificate programs.
Updated: Jun. 04, 2008