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Match Language Support Programs to Community Needs

An increased focus on international student recruitment has diversified the student body and—in some cases—helped fill in the funding gaps of higher education institutions battling ongoing budget cuts. But these…

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Language Technology and Work-Readiness Testing

Inside Higher Ed recently reported that employers in India are increasingly using AMCAT (Aspiring Minds’ Computer Adaptive Test), a well-established workplace readiness test that over 1.5 million Indians have taken…

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Rosetta Stone Solutions Highlighted as Models in Digital Learning

Recently, Rosetta Stone® products and efforts for higher education were featured in the Center for Digital Education’s comprehensive new special report, The Curriculum of the Future. Rosetta Stone was highlighted…

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Language Departments Could Influence College Rankings

Institutional rankings can make a big difference in the further success of a college or university. As reported by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014–2015, high rankings can…

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Innovating Pedagogy Report and Language Tech

In the Innovating Pedagogy 2014 report, Open University outlines ten innovations in teaching, learning, and assessment that could have a profound influence on education, bringing about a more “interactive world.”…

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Language and International Student Satisfaction Linked?

A new report on international student satisfaction is out, and the results are mixed. Students in the three countries surveyed are generally satisfied with the academic side of things, which…

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Music Primes Adult Brain for Language Learning

Language study can be grueling. Any chance to lessen the pressure—without impacting the pace of learning—is welcome. Cue the music—aka “the master language that transcends all others.” An article in…

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Becoming “Real”: Overcoming Cultural Illiteracy

In 2001, bilingual computer scientist Vladimir Veselov set out to create a computer program or “chatterbot” that would be able to communicate like a human. He called his program “Eugene…

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