Sunday, 28 December
246. Applied Linguistics and the 2007 MLA Report on Foreign Languages
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Nob Hill A, Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Applied Linguistics
Presiding: Deborah Lynn Arteaga-Capen, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
1. “Advanced Language and Content Acquisition in Collegiate Education: Applied Linguistics as Voices of Conscience in Foreign Language Programs,” Heidi Byrnes, Georgetown Univ.
2. “Translingual and Transcultural Education in Times of Accountability: Challenges of the MLA Report,” Robert Train, Sonoma State Univ.
3. “Strategic Language Study for Language Programs: Applied Linguistics and SLA Training for the Teaching Assistant,” Rosemary Weston, Rhode Island Coll.