• Apr 20, 2013 from 6:30am to 10:30am
  • Location: Long Island City
  • Latest Activity: Aug 21, 2019

The Education and Language Acquisition department will host an invited talk by Prof. Masako Douglas from California State University Long Beach. Dr. Douglas will discuss her research on the pedagogical needs of heritage language speakers (a.k.a. 1.5 generation).

The invited talk is scheduled on Saturday, April 20, 2013 (10:30am- @ E-242). Details of the talk can be found on the website at http://www.lagcc.cuny.edu/ela/news/heritageWorkshop2013.htm

During the talk and the panel discussion that follows, we will address following issues:
- who are heritage language speakers?
- how many heritage language speakers exist in the U.S. (esp. California and New York)
- what are their pedagogical needs?
- curricula for heritage language speakers
- roles of community schools for heritage language

If you are interested or are planning to attend, please contact Tomonori Nagano  / ext. 5484.

Thank you,

Tomonori Nagano, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Avenue (B-234T)
Long Island City New York 11101
Tel: 718-482-5484 / tnagano@lagcc.cuny.edu

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