Learning Abroad Center

Spring 2014 Education Abroad Network (EAN) Meeting

Spring 2014 Meeting

Language Learning, Why It Matters

Monday, April 28, 3–4:30 p.m., 402 Walter Library

Meeting Description

This session was the perfect time for us to come together to network and learn from key colleagues from around campus to learn about language acquisition and language programs available through the Learning Abroad Center.  

  • Elaine Tarone, Director of the UofM’s Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) provided an overview of the benefits of language learning and about CARLA's program initiatives on second language teaching, learning and assessment.

  • Nanette Hanks, CLA Assistant Dean, provided an update on College of Liberal Arts (CLA) language requirements.

  • Staff from the Learning Abroad Center gave an overview of LAC sponsored beginning, intermediate, and advanced language programs.

Meeting Resources