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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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FYI: Study on Scientific Decision Making

Author: Michael Dougherty

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics

FYI Body: Dear Colleagues,

Scientists have recently turned our focus on to ourselves, asking how
do we make decisions in our research? To study ourselves, we need
you - the faculty and graduate students conducting the research - to
participate. Please take 10 minutes to take part in our study. You'll be
asked to manage research studies as you strive to earn tenure or
promotion - something I think we can all relate to...


If you'd like to know more about this work, please get in touch!
Michael R Dougherty [mdougher@umd.edu]

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