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Surrey Morphology Group
Greville G. Corbe Surrey Morphology Group Linguistic, Cultural and International Studies University of Surrey Guildford Surrey, GU2 7XH Great Britain http://www.surrey.ac.uk/LIS/SMG/
SMALL GRANTS AWARDED FOR LESS COMMONLY TAUGHT LANGUAGES
The National Council of Organizations of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) is pleased to announce the awarding of mini-grants to the following individuals and organizations:
Sholem Berger, Yugntruf Youth for Yiddish First Colloquium of Teachers of the Yiddish Language and Culture
Neil Bermel, University of Sheffield & Ilona Koranova, Charles University Electronic Materials for an Intermediate Czech Course
Judy Chang, West Valley Chinese Language School Curriculum and Learning Material Development in Support of Cantonese Language Education
William Comer, University of Kansas Expanding Language Choice: Promoting LCTLs at the University of Kansas
Consortium of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages (COTSEAL) National Teacher Development Program for Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages
Masako O. Douglas, California State University, Long Beach Survey on Japanese Schools in the United States
Lida Hola, Akcent International House Language School Teachers Manual for CZECH STEP BY STEP
Norwegian Teachers and Researchers Association of North America (NORTANA) Norwegian Language Learning Framework
Minjuan Wang and Mary Ann Lyman-Hager, San Diego State University The Development and Impact of Heritage Language Education: An Ethnographic Study of Chinese Language Schools in San Diego
Yuanzhong Zhang, Miami-Dade Community College Exploring Community College Educators' Beliefs and Practices in Heritage Language Maintenance & Development in Developmental Learners
While the purposes for which the grants will be used vary, the principal criterion for every award was its use for a project that promotes field building in the Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs). All awardees have provided a significant personal and/or institutional contribution to the success of the proposed project. The grant recipients are required to submit a final report describing how the grant was used, the results of the project, and a copy of any product stemming from the project.
Inquiries may be directed to the Council Executive Director, Sco McGinnis, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Book Notice list for Language is being housed at the USC Linguistics Program website:
A link to Language Book Reviews is at the bottom of the program's index page. From the Language Book Reviews page you will find a link to the August 2002 Book Notice list. Requests for books should be made through the on-line request form also found on that page.
- Stan Dubinsky
Stanley Dubinsky Director Linguistics Program U of South Carolina Columbia, SC 29208 http://www.cla.sc.edu/LING/index.html