Podcasts

Our tenth Language Talk: KWLA podcast, World Languages at the University Level, features hosts Laura Roché Youngworth and Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby discussing Kentucky’s university language expectations and proficiency-based approaches with Laura McGee, of Western Kentucky University, and Brenna Byrd and Julie Human, of the University of Kentucky. Topics include: entrance requirements for Western and UK and “testing out” of a level, changes in instructional practices at the university level embracing a proficiency-based approach, and free on-line materials used at college level in...

Published February 29, 2016

Kenneth Adams is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime.  After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Kentucky, he will spend 27 months as a Peace Corps volunteer in Zambia.   

Published January 20, 2016

Our ninth Language Talk: KWLA podcast, Program Review Revisited, features hosts Laura Roché Youngworth discussing updates and particulars of the new Global Competency & World Languages Program Review (PR) with Jamee Barton, Kelly Clark, and Alfosno De Nunez Torres of the Kentucky Department of Education. Topics include: changes to the PR, triangulation and evidence, global competency, and discussion of specific Demonstrators/Characteristics. If you have an event or idea to share on the Outreach Clearinghouse, please contact Laura Roché (...

Published December 17, 2015

Mark Summers returns to Long Story Short as Dara and Cody gather round the holiday tree and get festive! This time: learn about the holidays and feel the "cheer."

Published December 10, 2015

Our eighth Language Talk: KWLA podcast, Second Language Research, features hosts Laura Roché Youngworth and Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby discussing with Stayc Dubravac (MCLLC at UK) and Alan Brown (SPA at UK) their research on partial immersion programs. They share the effect of students' awareness of language structure and how this research can help in designing language programs. They report the results of a first round of research on 3rd and 5th graders in Lexington schools and their plans for ongoing study of this cohort. If you have an event or idea to share on the Outreach...

Published November 24, 2015
https://www.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/UKATH-2015-16-%2315_mixdown.mp3

Robert Cass, a mathematics major and the Astronaut Scholarship winner, was the subject of last Saturday’s UK at the Half during the NJIT basketball game.

Published November 18, 2015

Noted American philosopher Biz Markie once said, "Make you co-op-er-ate with the rhythm, that is what I give 'em/ Reagan is the pres but I voted for Shirley Chisholm." In this episode of Long Story Short, Dara and Cody pull back the curtain on Shirley Chisholm's 1972 Presidential bid and, through her, take a look at what it would take for a woman to become President of the United States.

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

Published November 16, 2015

In this episode of Long Story Short, the team discusses the important role that dogs played in America's history of conflict with Andrew Patrick And Bill Needle.

Published November 11, 2015
In this episode of Long Story Short Cody Foster and Dara Vance explore the history of darkness.
Published October 30, 2015

Our seventh Language Talk: KWLA podcast, Proficiency-Based Teaching, features host Laura Roché Youngworth discussing with Thomas Sauer the characteristics of proficiency-based instruction. Discussion includes defining characteristics of proficiency-based instruction, assessments, and activities, steps for change towards proficiency-based instruction, and proficiency-based...

Published October 26, 2015

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