College, Inc.: foreign language study

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 12/08/2010

Study: Every foreign language has its niche

A new and definitive survey of foreign language instruction in U.S. colleges finds that every major language has found its audience, and each is showing some measure of growth, however modest. That hasn't always been so. French, German, Italian, Latin,...

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:52 PM ET, 12/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pedagogy, Pedagogy | Tags:  MLA study, Spanish French German Italian study, foreign language study, language study college

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 10/13/2010

A state university retreats from language study

The State University of New York at Albany has generated a stir in the higher education industry with its announcement this month that nearly all of its foreign language offerings will be discontinued, along with the theater department, because of budget cuts.

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:13 AM ET, 10/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pedagogy, Pedagogy, Pedagogy, Pedagogy | Tags:  SUNY albany, SUNY albany cuts, SUNY cuts french italian classics, foreign language college, foreign language study, language program cuts