Opportunities for Program Innovation
Sharing what works in student recruitment, retention and language program growth
Help us normalize the idea that learning a world language opens up entire worlds of opportunities and fosters global citizenship. Spread the word with our brochures for campus departments, administrators, undergraduate advisors, and students. Just click the brochure below to download information for the audience you want to reach.
To help you on your way, we've compiled these helpful and inspiring resources from a variety of educational institutions:
The Spanish program at Central Michigan University has a great video featuring students of the program explaining why they are excited about learning Spanish.
California State University Long Beach’s language department has put together a wonderful list of resources, including Top Ten Reasons to Learn Languages, some statistics about the Spanish-speaking population, and Myths and Misconceptions about Language Learning.
You’ll find an outstanding list of resources on foreign language-related careers, professional associations, and other links at the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s foreign language department site.
The Aquinas College world language department shares some great answers to the question, “Why study world languages?” and their Spanish-speaking Cultural Experience page showcases one of their far-reaching cultural immersion program.