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Thursday, October 18 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
198: Multilingualism in Higher Education FILLING

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In this presentation, we first illustrate unprecedented linguistic diversity in the U.S., using data from the U.S. Census and the American Community Survey between 1980 and 2010. Community Colleges (CCs) are in the forefront of this new wave of linguistic and cultural diversity as CCs are often an entry point to higher education for immigrants and children of immigrants. Two linguistically and culturally distinctive stories are shared with the audience; one focuses on linguistic stigmatization among 1st and 1.5-generation Korean-American students and the other focuses on classroom experience of Latino/a students at community colleges. Pedagogical implications and recommendations for higher educational institutions will be discussed among the audience.

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Alexander Funk

Teacher, Patterson High School
Preferred Gender Pronouns: He/himBio: Alexander Funk is an instructor with Baltimore City Public Schools. Together with Tomonori Nagano and Eric Ketcham, he helped design, administer and analyze results of the Students and Instructors of Languages at Community Colleges (SILCC) Surveys... Read More →
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Luis Henao

The Teaching and Learning Center
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Eric Ketcham

Assistant Director of the Center for Integrated Language Communities, The CUNY Graduate Center
Preferred Gender Pronouns: He/himBio: Eric Ketcham is the assistant director of the Center for Integrated Language Communities (CILC). Working with Tomonori Nagano and Alexander Funk, he helped to design, administer, and analyze results of the Students and Instructors of Languages... Read More →
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Sujung Kim

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Graduate Center/ CUNY
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Tomonori Nagano

Associate Professor & Coordinator of the Modern Languages and Literatures Program, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY
Tomonori Nagano is an Associate Professor of Japanese and Linguistics at LaGuardia Community College (CUNY). He also coordinates the Modern Languages and Literatures Program, overseeing the administration and teaching of 15 different languages and national literatures. Dr. Nagano... Read More →


Thursday October 18, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
GC, Room 198, Concourse Level 365 5th Avenue, New York, NY, USA

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