ERIC Number: EJ1018560
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Voice from the Field: Examining the Role of Foreign Language Teaching in the Community College
Jurisevic, Dallas R.
Research in Comparative and International Education, v8 n2 p166-175 2013
There is a growing number of students enrolling in community colleges in the United States. Many of these students are looking to transfer credits earned from the community college to four-year institutions, while others are simply looking to enter into the skilled workforce. With the increase in general enrollment and the demand for more globalized citizenry, the result has been an increase in the number of students in foreign-language classes. There has been limited research on the increasing role that community colleges are taking in regards to foreign-language teaching in the community college. This paper reviews existing research in the role of community colleges in foreign-language teaching.
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Community Colleges, College Credits, College Role, Educational Research, Required Courses, Majors (Students), Articulation (Education)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
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