The Center for
Advanced Research on Language Acquisition

is a research and resource center
devoted to improving language
teaching and learning.


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CARLA supports the professional development of second language teachers through an array of institutes, workshops, and conferences.


Language Program Direction Interactive Modules

To support the complex work of postsecondary language program directors, CARLA is creating a series of online learning modules.

A new module on Language Program Evaluation and Improvement examines the many factors that contribute to learning outcomes, from students’ prior experience and motivation to curricular design, teachers’ knowledge and skills, course materials, and more.


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