2020 ACL Institute Session Submission Form
An individual may appear on the program once as a main or sole presenter (either oral presentation or poster presentation) and once as a panel or workshop co-presenter or a Round Table leader (two appearances total).
Deadline for submission: January 15, 2020
The Program Committee uses this evaluation rubric when considering submissions.
Are you an ACL Member? Your ACL membership must be current at the time of submission
Main Presenter: First Name
Main Presenter: Last Name
Main Presenter: Preferred email
Main Presenter: School Name
Main Presenter: School Address, City, State/Province
Additional Presenters: First Name, Last Name, School, City, State/ Province, Country, email
All presenters must be ACL members at the time of submission
Presentation: (30 or 60 minutes) Speakers present information organized around a particular topic. Examples might include describing how to implement a teaching methodology, sharing new discoveries at an archaeological site, or offering reflections on a particular author, etc. The presentation should include time for questions from the audience.questions from the audience.
Panel Presentation (60 or 90 minutes): This session has at least three presenters addressing a single topic from multiple perspectives. At least one-third of the time allotted should be reserved for discussion.
Workshop: (60 or 90 minutes) Speakers present information, demonstrate a methodology, or share features of a new technology. Speakers would explain how to apply this to classroom teaching or research. At least half of the time would be allotted to allowing attendees to try out or apply what has been presented. Attendees should go away with practical experience or a class-ready product.
Product Presentation: (30-60 minutes) Speakers would present information about textbooks, tech products, travel programs, etc., that they are marketing. They would explain the benefits to teachers and programs. Time should be allowed for questions and feedback.
Poster presentation: (60 minutes) Speakers stand with their poster for the entirety of the session to answer questions from passers-by.
Round Table Discussion: (60 minutes) Leaders facilitate a discussion around a topic of pedagogical or professional interest
Selection Session Length
Select all that apply
Middle School Teachers
High School Teachers
What Standards are addressed?
for an explanation of the Standards.
Tracks are meant to help the program committee to schedule presentations so that they do not overlap. Please choose the one that best describes your proposal. The designated track will not appear in the program
Assessment and Feedback – describes formative or summative, unit level or program level assessments to provide feedback to improve performance, to measure learner progress, or to revise instruction.
Civilization (archaeology, history, culture) - emphasizes the dynamic cultural products, practices, and perspectives that underpin language learning and intercultural communication.
Classical Reception – addresses how Latin and Greek, classical literature, and the classical world more broadly has been translated, adapted, and appropriated in eras after antiquity.
Innovative Use of Technology – deals with the integration of technologies that are aligned with both the Standards and learner targets within a unit to support language development, cultural understanding, and connecting with wider communities.
Latin/Greek Literature – addresses the content and/or methods of teaching literary texts, including IB and AP Authors.
Outreach – addresses topics such as student recruitment, developing relationships with key stakeholders, and public relations for your program.
Research - may focus on formal and informal research on effective means to promote language acquisition, learning factors, classroom action research, instructional effectiveness, literary analysis as it relates to instruction, or a review of the literature on a topic.
Standards Based Instructional Design – focuses on models of curriculum design, strategies to support the modes of communication, the implementation of culturally authentic resources, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity in the teaching of Latin and Greek.
Teacher Preparation and Professional Development – may involve topics such as methods courses, student teaching, accreditation, licensure, National Board certification, pedagogy, continuing education, and mentoring.
Teaching Young Students – features approaches that are developmentally appropriate for elementary and middle school students.
This will be what is printed for attendees to read. DO NOT indicate presenters' names or affiliations. (150 words)
Content and Purpose
What new insights do you hope to provide attendees at your session? You may want to mention your theoretical/methodological approach or the research that underlies your session. (75 words)
What will participants learn and/or be able to do as a result of attending your session? (40 words)
Strategies for Engagement
How will you and your co-presenters actively engage participants as part of your session? [asked of panel, workshops, not asked for 30 minute presentation sessions ] (60 words)
Are there any scheduling issues that could affect your participation?
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