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Wednesday, August 12 • 3:00pm - 3:25pm
Language Centers and Living-Learning Communities

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In this session, the presenter will share how an 18-year-old language resource center at a small, private liberal arts university moved from a stand-alone location to become integrated within a language living-learning community (residence hall). The presentation will summarize the brief history of the center, address challenges in a stand-alone location, and share the opportunities presented in the new residential space. Ideas for events, collaborations, staffing, and other resources with be shared. At the end of the session, participants will be able to identify three ways to update a language “lab” space, define “post-language lab era” and “living learning communities", and describe 2 benefits of open-learning spaces.

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Bridget Yaden

Professor, ACTFL 2020 President
ACTFL, Pacific Lutheran University, Linguistics, Hispanic & Latino Studies Studies, World Language Methods, Second Language Acquisition, STARTALK, Technology


Wednesday August 12, 2015 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Jefferson 256 17 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA