by Dan Roitman, The Huffington Post, June 13, 2013
by Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Ed, October 7, 2013
The author raises the issue of the role of languages in internationalization efforts on campuses and discusses some models.
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Free Poster for your classroom
by Middlebury Interactive Languages
The Poster can be downloaded from WeAreTeachers
by David Skorton and Glenn Altschuler
August 27, 2012
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by Catherine Porter
The Chronicle of Higher Education
April 18, 2010
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California Language Teachers Association (CLTA) established a CLTA Advocacy Committee, which is dedicated to promoting language education in California.
by TED Talks of the University of Illinois-Chicago (TEDxUofIllinois-Chicago)
Speaker is Dr. Kim Potowski, associate professor of Spanish linguistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Original date: May 3, 2013
“No Child Left Monolingual” Video
by Anna Codrea-Rado
January 30, 2014
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by Andrew Cotto, The Huffington Post, May 13, 2013
A parent speaking on the value of the English/French immersion education of his daughter.
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by Abraham Kim, Montana Public Radio Blog Post, October 25, 2013
by Alyssa Morones, Education Week , October 8, 2013
Short summary reporting on the forum “Languages for All? An Anglophone Challenge”, which was held September 30, 2013 at the University of Maryland, College Park.
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Anne Merritt is an EFL lecturer currently based in South Korea. She writes at http://annemerritt.com/
A short, animated video advocating for the importance of learning other languages.
Published by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Released October 2013
On Vimeo – Go to Vimeo
This brochure discusses how learning an additional language can improve standardized test scores, enhance job and career prospects, and contribute to cross-cultural understanding. It lists the twelve languages that are most likely to be taught at schools and universities in the U.S.
Published by the Modern Language Association. 2006
Brochure – tri-fold in color – PDF Download
Website by the American Council on Education and Coalition for International Education , which highlights the urgent need for international and foreign language education to become part of the core mission of the educational system in the United States.
The website was created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the HEA-Title VI and Fulbright-Hays programs of the U.S. Department of Education. It features features two videos and 13 additional brief interviews with Title VI/Fulbright-Hays beneficiaries who are currently employing their knowledge and expertise both at home and abroad. The experts interviewed work in business, diplomacy and international peace, economic and health care development, education, and military security and peacekeeping. All videos are viewable online and downloadable.
Video: Engaging the World
Video: A 21st Century Imperative
Video Clips: 13 brief interviews with Title VI/Fulbright-Hays fellows
by Russell Berman (Stanford University), CNN Schools of Thought, January 12, 2012
by Andrei Radulescu-Banu
September 28, 2011
Editorial, Milwaukee-Wisconsin Sentinel Online, November 2, 2010
A Voice-over PPT by the Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL).
Created by Vanessa Fontana
uploaded to Vimeo in 2010
“The Joint National Committee for Languages is a national policy organization concerned with language and international education. The National Council for Languages and International Studies is its public advocacy arm. Every year for the past 25 years, JNCL and NCLIS have held a Legislative Day and Delegate Assembly in the nation’s Capital. Representatives of JNCL-NCLIS’ 65 member organizations visit Members of Congress and their staff to discuss issues important to language professionals. The presentation contains guidelines developed from these meetings and a simulation of a congressional staff meeting.”