Kent State University (Student)
KSU STARTALK: Russian Student Academy
- June 18, 2017 – July 15, 2017: Summer component (Face-to-face)
- Regents STARTALK Foreign Language Academy, Kent, OH
The Russian Student Academy is a four-week residential immersion program in the summer at Kent State’s main campus. Housed in the university's state-of-the-art Honors College, the Russian Academy will serve a cohort of 12 new learners of Russian, targeting rising high school juniors and seniors. The program offers 242 instructional hours over four weeks in the summer and involves a mandatory academic year follow-up component for Ohio students. Proficiency-based outcomes assessment and tracking of graduates will measure the success of the program in fostering success and persistence in the study of the Russian language.