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Gautami Shah
Senior Lecturer
Senior Lecturer of Hindi
 
e-mail:gshah@rice.edu
 
  • M.S. Anthropology (1998) Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
 
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Asian Studies
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    Websites
     Hindi at Rice
     Hindi at Rice
     Hindi at Rice
     Hindi at Rice
     Approach/Philosphy towards educating
     CV
     Rice Hindi Homepage
     
    Research Areas
     Language pedagogy, curriculum development, material development
     
    Teaching Areas
     Hindi , South Asian poetry, literature and popular culture
     
    Presentations
     Conference Committee Member
     

    "NCOLCTL, 10th Anunal Conference - President." NCOLCTL & UWI-Madison, Madison. (April 2008)

     
     

    Scientific Committee member and Executive Board member (President- Elect).  "NCOLCTL IX Annual Conference: Expanding the LCTL Capacities in the United States." NCOLCTL (National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages), University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. (April 2006)

     
     Invited Papers
     

    "Technologically Enhanced Approach to Teaching Languages through Songs." SOCALLT (South Central Association of Language Lerning Technology, Cypress, TX. With Meng Yeh

     
     Invited Talks
     

    contributed talk.  "A Technologically Enhanced Approach for Teaching Languages through Songs." Computer Assisted Language Learning Consortium/International Association of Language Learning Technology, SanFransisco. (March 20, 2008) With Yeh, Meng

     
     http://hindiurduflagship.org/learn/agenda.html
     
     

    "Expanding the LCTL Capacities in the United States: The Web." NCOLCTL (National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages), University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. (April 2006)

     
     

    "Integrating Songs and Grammar in the First Year Hindi Syllabus." University of Texas, University of Texas, Austin, TX. (February 2006)

     
     

    "Structuring the Hindi Curriculum around the Undergraduate Intellectual Experience.." Hindi Sangoshthii: Hindi Teaching Workshop, University of Texas, Austin, TX. (January 2006)

     
     

    Invited panelist.  "What makes the Teaching and Learning of LCTLs Different (and What to Do About It?)." American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)/Less Commonly Taught Languages Special Interest Group (LCTL-SIG), Chicago, IL. (Nov. 19-21, 2004)

     
     Lectures
     

    "Learner Oriented Curriculum: Structure and Result." Sixth National Conference of the National Council of Organizations of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL);, UCLA. (May 2-4, 2003)

     
     Other
     

    "ACTFL, Delegate Assembly Member." American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Orlando. (November 2008)

     
     

    Contributed talk.  "Diversifying the LCTL Student Population: Views from the Other Side." The 7th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL)/NCOLCTL and University of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin, Madison. (April 30th-May 2nd, 2004)

     
     Panelist
     

    Primary author and presenter.  "Creative Ways of Teaching and Learning Languages through Songs." ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages), Nashville, TN. (November 2006) With Thuy-Kim Le, Arizona State University and Meng Yeh, Rice University

     
     

    Co-presenter.  "Online Tools to Assess Pronunciation and Speaking." ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages), Nashville, TN. (November 2006) With Claire Bartlett, Jose Narbona, Chao Mei Shen and Hiroko Sato, Rice Univeristy

     
     Posters
     

    "Hindi through Songs." ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages), Baltimore, MD. (November 2005)

     
     Session Chair
     

    "Recent Developments in technology for the LCTLs- Pedagogical & curricular models." ÄCTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages), San Antonio, TX. (November 2007)

     
     

    "NCOLCTL 2005: Eight Annual Conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages." NCOLCTL, Madison, WI. (April 2005)

     
     Workshops
     

    Invited Participant.  "Hindi-Urdu Workshop." UT Austin, Austin. (April 25-26, 2003)

     
    Positions Held
     President Elect, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL). (2005 - 2005)

     President, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL). (2006 - 2006)

     President, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL). (2008 - 2008)

     Executive Board, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages. (2003 - 2003)

     Executive Board, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages. (2004 - 2004)

     President, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL). (2007 - 2007)

     Member, Scientific Committe, National Council of the Less Commonly Taught Languaes 2004 meeting. (2004 - 2004)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council for Less Commonly taught Languages 2007 meeting. (2008 - 2008)

     Member, Scientific Committe, National Council of the Less Commonly Taught Languaes 2004 meeting. (2003 - 2003)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council for Less Commonly taught Languages 2007 meeting. (2007 - 2007)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council for Less Commonly taught Languages 2007 meeting. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL), 2006 meeting. (2005 - 2005)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL), 2005 meeting. (2005 - 2005)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of the Organizations of the Less Commonly Taught Languages 2003 meeting. (2003 - 2003)

     President Elect, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL). (2006 - 2006)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of the Organizations of the Less Commonly Taught Languages 2003 meeting. (2004 - 2004)

     President Elect, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL). (2007 - 2007)

     President Elect, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL). (2008 - 2008)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL), 2006 meeting. (2008 - 2008)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL), 2006 meeting. (2007 - 2007)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of the Less Commonly Taught Languaes 2004 meeting. (2005 - 2005)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL), 2006 meeting. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL), 2005 meeting. (2007 - 2007)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL), 2005 meeting. (2008 - 2008)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of the Organizations of the Less Commonly Taught Languages 2003 meeting. (2005 - 2005)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Langauages (NCOLCTL), 2005 meeting. (2006 - 2006)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of the Less Commonly Taught Languaes 2004 meeting. (2007 - 2007)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of the Less Commonly Taught Languaes 2004 meeting. (2006 - 2006)

     Executive Board, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages. (2005 - 2005)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of the Less Commonly Taught Languaes 2004 meeting. (2008 - 2008)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of the Organizations of the Less Commonly Taught Languages 2003 meeting. (2007 - 2007)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of the Organizations of the Less Commonly Taught Languages 2003 meeting. (2008 - 2008)

     Member, Scientific Committee, National Council of the Organizations of the Less Commonly Taught Languages 2003 meeting. (2006 - 2006)

     Executive Board, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages. (2006 - 2006)

     Executive Board, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages. (2007 - 2007)

     Executive Board, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages. (2008 - 2008)