LARC’s Mission Statement

The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at the College of Arts & Letters at San Diego State University (SDSU) fosters effective teaching and learning of world languages locally, regionally, and nationally. LARC pursues this through initiatives involving research-based design and delivery of language and culture programs, teacher professionalization, and assessment.

We believe:

  • Less commonly taught languages are an integral part of world languages education;
  • Language teaching and learning are fundamental activities to a globally engaged and culturally aware society;
  • Teacher professionalization and reflective best practices in language education are of utmost importance for instructors;
  • Meaningful community engagement is essential to the work of SDSU, LARC, and all institutions of higher education;
  • Articulation between K-12 and postsecondary education is vital for the development of professionals ready to contribute on an international scale.

LARC’s staff comprises a diverse, multilingual team that collaborates with partners on and off campus to promote language teaching and learning in the domains of practice, policy, and research.

News and Events

2019 Dual Language and
English Learner Conference
Preparing Our Students to Thrive in Challenging Times
January 16-18, 2019, View/Download the Flyer
Register at www.sdcoe.net/DLEL

CLTA Annual Conference 2019
Innovate with Languages
February 28-March 3 – San Jose, CA
More information and registration

SDSU Project Global Officer (GO) Applications Open
ROTC Language Scholarship Program
Arabic, Persian-Farsi, Chinese Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian
Learn more and apply at: rotcprojectgo.org

Language Instructor Job Openings @USAJOBS
Arabic (MSA) Instructor – Camp Pendleton, CA
Arabic (MSA)/French Instructor – Camp Pendleton, CA
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