Language Resources and Language Needs in the United States: Promoting Connections and Efficiency

2:35 - 3:05pm

Gardner B

Presented at: American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2012 Conference

A review of heritage language resources, foreign language education, and the needs of business and government indicates mismatches between language education and linguistic resources and needs. This presentation analyzes these mismatches and addresses how federal, K-12, and community entities can collaborate to build language proficiency in the U.S.