STARTALK's video blog series, "STARTALK Now", focuses on world language teaching best practices, hot topics in the language teaching and learning community, and much more. This series will introduce you to new techniques, new ideas, and new resources. Our goal is to begin a conversation. It will be up to you to continue the conversation in your community.
Episode 5: STARTALK Surveys
In this episode of STARTALK Now, STARTALK Director of Research, Rebecca Damari walks us through the different types of STARTALK surveys, how they're used, and why they're important.
Episode 4: Successful Summer Programs
In this episode of STARTALK Now, we hear from Catherine H. Augustine , Senior Policy Researcher of the RAND Corporation. Ms. Augustine shares insights for running successful summer programs, based on her research.
Voices of STARTALK: Anish Balasubramanian, STARTALK Graduate Assistant
'Voices of STARTALK' introduces viewers to STARTALK community members whose lives have been impacted by language learning. This video features STARTALK Graduate Assistant Anish Balasubramanian. Anish shares his language background and discusses some ways in which language learning brings people together.
Episode 3: APSIA and Language with Carmen Iezzi Mezzera and Joyce Dudley
In this episode of STARTALK Now, Nicole Rumeau speaks with Carmen Iezzi Mezzera, Executive Director of APSIA (Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs) and Joyce Dudley, Master of Arts Candidate at American University School of International Service. They discuss the role language plays in education and international affairs.
Voices of STARTALK: Katie Pulupa, STARTALK Graduate Assistant
As part of STARTALK's ongoing vlog series, STARTALK Now, 'Voices of STARTALK' will introduce viewers to STARTALK community members whose lives have been impacted by language learning. This video features STARTALK Graduate Assistant Kaite Pulupa. Katie shares her experiences learning Spanish and travelling abroad.
Episode 2: 2017 Year in Review
In this episode, host Nicole Rumeau looks back on STARTALK's many successes in the year 2017.
Episode 1: "What Makes an Effective Language Learning Experience?"
In this episode, host Thomas Sauer is joined by three world language experts - Rosanne Zeppieri, Laura Terrill, and Greta Lundgaard. Together, they explore the makings of effective language learning experiences.