Tag: college

Keeping Up with les Voisins

Michael Ballagh questions the rankings race in study abroad participation U.S. institutions of higher education have long sought validation in the rankings system dominated by entities such as U.S. News and Forbes. Less commonly known is the academic “arms race” around the number of students who study abroad; college websites tout these high rates as an indicator of institutional success,...

Bridging the Gap

Tom Beeman suggests strategies to maintain continuity between secondary and post-secondary Spanish education that may help to boost college language enrollments in all languages The term education gap often refers to socioeconomic factors such as race, income, or gender, and perhaps even issues such as equity and access to...

Transitioning Adult ESL Students to College

Lijun Shen demonstrates strategies to address the different needs of college-bound adult English learnersMany adult learners who study English as a Second Language (ESL) stay in adult literacy programs for years without moving on to college programs. Transitioning these ESL learners from the non-credit ESL program to the credit-bearing college academic and vocational/technical programs is a challenge that many...

Calling all bilingual college students! Your chance to address the United Nations!

MANY LANGUAGES, ONE WORLD 2015 Student Essay Contest and Global Youth ForumSeventy students will be selected as delegates to the 2015 United Nations Academic Impact Global Youth Forum where they will create plans of action related to the United Nations Post-2015 Global Development Agenda. The students will present these plans of action at United Nations Headquarters in New York...

Collège Saint-Charles Garnier Language Program

Collège Saint-Charles Garnier, located in Québec City, Canada, is a private co-educational secondary school. Founded by the Jesuits in 1635, it is the oldest French speaking teaching establishment in North America. Our educational plan and the diverse programs which we offer show that our vision, while taking its roots in a solid tradition, is yet one turned towards the...