SLCTLS 2019 – Outreach and Innovation

The 2019 SLCTLS was held August 22-23, 2019. A total of 90 people from 47 institutions/organizations attended SLCTLS 2019, which marked the highest attendance yet at any in-person SLCTLS event. The Shared LCTL Symposium began with a keynote by Tamar Ginossar, entitled “Challenges and Opportunities in Promoting Less Commonly Taught Languages: Using Diffusion of Innovations Theory to Inform Contemporary Efforts.”

The following day, after grant updates from University of Chicago and Michigan State University’s respective Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded projects, panelists reflected on themes in the keynote:

  • Attributes of Innovation that Accelerate Outreach for LCTLs
  • Organizational Characteristics that Impact Innovation in LCTL Instruction
  • Pedagogical Innovation in the Teaching of LCTLs

The SLCTLS 2019 agenda is available for viewing at this link.