My wife is Colombian, I grew up in Germany, and I now work in Philadelphia. As I like to joke, that gives me three good reasons to know a language other than English.
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WASHINGTON — The number of people in the United States who speak a language other than English at home has nearly tripled in the past three decades, far outpacing overall population growth, new U.S. Census Bureau data show.
Here's another example of how the Kinect works great as a low-cost Swiss Army Knife for human and computer interaction: the multicamera device reads sign language like a champ. Dreamed up by researchers with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Microsoft Research Asia, the system involves th
As its name indicates, this classroom-from its design to the selection of furniture and technology-is designed to encourage and facilitate cooperative, collaborative learning between and among language and culture students. In The SPACE, the role of the instructor changes dramatically:&nbs
A two-year tribal college in Lawton, Okla., is using technology to reinvigorate the Comanche language before it dies out.