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ERIC Number: ED537305
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
National Resource Centers Program
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education
The National Resource Centers Program provides grants to institutions of higher education to establish, strengthen, and operate comprehensive and undergraduate centers that are national resources for: (1) Teaching modern foreign languages, especially the less and least commonly taught languages; (2) Disciplinary instruction to provide a thorough understanding of areas where these languages are used; (3) Disciplinary instruction in international studies; (4)Internationalizing professional programs, including language study; (5) Center-related research and dissemination; and (6) Curricular and instructional materials for K-16 educators. Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education. Grants may be used to support: (1) Modern foreign language instruction; (2) Instruction in fields necessary to provide a full understanding of the areas, regions, or countries in which the languages are commonly used; (3) Resources for training and research in international and foreign language aspects of professional and other fields of study; (4) Opportunities for training and research on issues in world affairs that concern one or more countries; (5) Outreach on national, regional, and local levels; and (6) Linkages with overseas institutions of higher education and other organizations that may contribute to the teaching and research of the center. This program is administered by the International Education Programs Service (IEPS) under Title VI of the Higher Education Act.
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Postsecondary Education (ED)