The SLAT doctoral program is an interdisciplinary program with 79 faculty members located in 17 collaborating departments. The program is designed to provide rigorous advanced training for researchers, teachers, and administrators concerned with second language learning and teaching. The SLAT Program has been recognized nationally as a superior interdisciplinary program. Several of our participating departments have been ranked in the top ten in the country, including Anthropology, East Asian Studies, Linguistics, and Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Dr. Peterson is unable to present at the Colloquium this week, so there is no colloquium on Friday, May 1, 2015.
It was a pleasure to collaborate with all of you.
SLAT is happy to announce that Dr. Beatrice Dupuy has accepted the offer to become Chair of the SLAT GIDP! We are excited to welcome her leadership beginning this December.
Fall 2015 Courses are now available. See our courses page for more info!
Congratulations to Alan Kohler for receiving the Julie Christakis DeFazio Excellence in Teaching Award! We are proud of you!
We would like to announce that Robert Poole has been awarded the University of Arizona Foundation Outstanding Graduate Assistant in Teaching Award for Spring 2015! Congratulations from SLAT!
Congratulations to Linda Lemus on being awarded an Outstanding GIDP GTA award for 2014-2015! Way to represent SLAT well!
We would like to congratulate Kristen Michelson on her recent employment at the University of Oklahoma as an Assistant Professor of French! Best wishes and kudos from SLAT!
Congratulations to Merica McNeil, who was awarded Best Presentation at AZCALL 2015 in Tempe!
The Fall 2014 SLAT Newsletter has arrived! Special thanks to alumna M'Balia Thomas and current SLAT student Heather Smyser for their contributions-- read it here.
Need more to peruse? The 2014-2015 SLAT PhD brochure is available too! Click here!
SLAT introduces an innovative new MA program : Second Language Learning and Educational Technology. This program trains second language professionals (foreign language as well as English as a second language) in the design and implementation of online and blended teaching materials. Please see our webpage for more information: http://slat.arizona.edu/ma-sllet.
Congratulations to ALL of our 2014 SLAT Graduates! We are so proud of you!
Kathlyn Spires Diaz
Jose Aldemar Valencia
Looking for a language tutor? We regularly get this question in the SLAT office. You may contact a SLAT graduate student to arrange independent one-on-one language instruction. Please see the Language Tutors page.
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