The Language Expertise Seminar in Teaching Excellence was led by Professor David Kim (Germanic Languages) and Professor Hongyin Tao (Asian Languages & Cultures). This seminar examined approaches to and best practices for teaching languages by focusing on language aquisition theory and its practical application to effective pedagogies. It also considered the potential use of new digital tools and media in language instruction. Participants in this seminar produced materials for the training and instructional support of TAs and faculty that teach language at UCLA.
Mellon-EPIC Fellows: Language Expertise