Prof. Dev. : Selecting and Adapting Materials for Online Language Learning and Teaching Webinar (University of Hawaii)

Event Dates: Oct 8 | Oct 15 | Oct 22 | Oct 29 | Nov 5*

Tuesdays, 10:00 am-noon (Hawaii Standard Time), 1:00-3:00 pm (Pacific Daylight Time), 2:00-4:00 pm (Mountain Daylight Time), 3:00-5:00 pm (Central Daylight Time), 4:00-6:00 pm (Eastern Daylight Time)

* The last session (November 5) will take place after Daylight Savings Time ends (November 3). We will keep all mainland times the same as listed above and just shift Hawaii time to 11:00 am-1:00 pm.

Session Topics


Session 1: Working with Open Educational Resources (OERs) 

Session 2: Adapting and scaffolding online materials for different proficiency levels 


Session 3: Selecting and adapting online materials for the interpretive mode of communication

Session 4: Selecting and adapting online materials for the interpersonal mode of communication


Session 5: Selecting and adapting online materials for the presentational mode of communication

Session 6: Selecting and adapting online materials for the teaching of culture


Session 7: Helping learners select and adapt online materials to enable self-directed learning

Session 8: Copyrights and Creative Commons licensing


Session 9 (longer, 75 min.): Best practices in selecting and adapting materials for online language learning and teaching (panel)

Session 10 (shorter, 30 min.): Summary review by the series facilitator as discussant

Successful completion of this course will earn a digital badge conferred by the National Foreign Language Resource Center (University of Hawai‘i). Badge earners from will be eligible to earn a Continuing Education Unit (CEU) towards maintaining their professional qualifications. To earn the badge, registrants must meet the badge criteria.

For more information or to register for the online course, visit 

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