Grant awarded to UW–Madison to study language proficiency gains in virtual and in-person instruction

Among the many lessons highlighted by the current pandemic is the need to be able to understand and reimagine instruction, especially as many educators and students grapple with questions about the benefits and challenges of in-person and remote modes of delivery of instructional programs. With the support of a $173,168 grant, UW–Madison will conduct a 3-year study on the outcomes of face-to-face and online instruction in numerous less commonly taught languages when it comes to the development of students’ speaking abilities in intensive summer language programs.

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