ESL Speaks the Language of Business
2.7 million college-educated immigrants are either without jobs or underemployed according to the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education.
The Blended and Virtual Learning Frontier Special Report
If current trends continue, by 2018 there will be more full-time online post-secondary students than students who take all their classes in a physical location.
Reducing the Impact of Language Barriers
Sixty-five percent of business executives in a Forbes Insight study stated language barriers existed between their companies' managers and other workers. Discover how globalization impacts businesses and the language skills your graduates will need to remain competitive.
Globalization, Internationalization, and the Imperative of Language Skills
While educators admit creating globally prepared graduates is a priority, only 26% actually have a plan to equip students with the necessary skills. Discover four innovative ways that leading colleges and universities incorporate internationalization and language into their campuses.
Special Report Supplement: Funding and Professional Development
As more higher education institutions transition their curriculum content to digital environments, two key challenges surface: funding and professional development. This Special Report Supplement provides examples of funding sources and a list of suggested professional development questions that help educators better understand blended and virtual learning.
Tools of the Trade: Technologies Give Educators - and Students - New Options for Language Learning
White paper created in conjunction with the Community College Journal that highlights how technology can support language programs in higher education. Included in the white paper are the top three strategies for incorporating technology into the language classroom, what technology tools are currently being used successfully in US campuses, and the impact of mobile devices on language learning.
Technology, Your Partner in Language Learning
The white paper discusses five keys to effectively using technology, the benefit to the students from incorporating technology into the classroom (personalized and individualized learning), and the benefit to faculty members.
Exploring the Challenges of English Proficiency for International Student Integration on US Campuses
White paper describing the challenges that stem from the limited English language skills of international students coming to study at US institutions. Included in the white paper is the role English language learning plays in improving international student integration into both the campus and classroom.