Research

The National East Asian Languages Resource Center at The Ohio State University is constantly striving to improve the pedagogical research and teaching methods available to program-builders and educators nationwide. Through research on pedagogy, NEALRC hopes to provide a more valuable teaching and learning experience for educators and students who study East Asian languages.
NEALRC has published twelve volumes in Pathways to Advanced Skills, a series dedicated to the teaching of less commonly taught languages. The goal of Pathways is to offer program builders and teachers conceptual and pedagogical resources for advancing their teaching and program-building missions.

NEALRC is also implementing new online resources through Individualized/Distance Online Course Support for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean language courses. These resources include orientations, workstations for face-to-face video interviews, virtual language labs, workbooks, study agendas, course management system, and record keeping system.

  • Pathways to Advanced Skills and Other Publications
    The Pathways to Advanced Skills series has been dedicated to the pedagogies of less commonly taught languages since volume I was published in 1995.
  • Individualized/Distance Online Course Support
    Our Individualized/Distance Online Course Support starts with a working session with our distance-learning consultant, Professors Birckbichler and Walker will work with two research assistants to up-grade existing resources and design and implement the new on-line resources for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean courses.

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