Last week, I hosted a talk at the HR Tech Online Summit on best practices for implementing a corporate language training program. Drawing on research from the fields of second language acquisition and technology-mediated instruction, I presented strategies for successfully rolling out large-scale language programs and measuring learner outcomes. Asking a few key questions up front ensures that you are teaching the right things to the right people, and it creates a framework for measuring progress. It really is easier than you might think, and since this is just a fifteen minute video, watching it is pretty easy, too! Check it out here.
Katharine Nielson, Ph.D. leads a team of curriculum specialists, data analysts, and research associates to develop test items, curate language learning content, develop curricula, and run empirical studies. She’s spent twenty years teaching languages, researching how to teach languages, and teaching people how to teach languages in various settings around the world.