American College French: Langue d'antan ou langue d'avenir?


French Advocacy

    Ideas for French Language & Culture Advocacy in the US
    http://www.utm.edu/staff/globeg/advofr.shtml     

        Danger Signs for College Foreign Language Programs
        http://www.utm.edu/staff/globeg/danger.html    

    French Language Advocacy Wiki!
    https://frenchadvocacy.wikispaces.com/     

        Advocating for French Programs at the College and University Levels
        https://frenchadvocacy.wikispaces.com/06.++Advocating+--+College

    Advocacy ideas, by AATF French (Youtube)
    http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEF77BC4FAC2B8289

    The World Speaks French
    http://www.theworldspeaksfrench.org/     


The Numbers Game

    Enrollment Survey - American Council on the Teaching of  Foreign Languages
    http://www.actfl.org/files/public/ACTFL_Final_2008_completeLOW.pdf     

    MLA Survey 2009
    http://www.mla.org/pdf/2009_enrollment_survey_pr.pdf    

    Table 284. Higher Education Enrollment in Languages Other Than English: 1970 to 2009
    http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/2012/tables/12s0283.pdf       

    Degrees in French, German, Italian, and Spanish... [Digest of Educational Statistics]
    http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d09/tables/dt09_309.asp    

    Peterson's College Search by Major
    http://www.petersons.com/college-search/search-by-major.aspx    

    National Council of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages
    http://www.ncssfl.org/    


Reasons for Programs

    Foreign Languages: An Essential Core Experience
    http://www.utm.edu/staff/bobp/french/flsat.html      

    Foreign Languages and the Post-Recession Export Imperative
    http://www.utm.edu/staff/bobp/french/flexport.html      

    U.S. Trade in Goods by Country
    http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/      

    State by 6-Digit HS Code and Top Countries (Foreign Trade)
    http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/statistics/state/data/index.html      

    International Trade Administration - Exports, Jobs, and Foreign Investment
    http://www.trade.gov/mas/ian/statereports/      

    You Wouldn't Know They Majored in French
    http://www.utm.edu/staff/globeg/frenchdegree.html      

    What Will They Learn? (American Council of Trustees and Alumni)
    http://www.whatwilltheylearn.com/      


Spotting Trouble

    Saveourforeignlanguages's Blog
    http://saveourforeignlanguages.wordpress.com/      

    Find ACTFL SmartBrief Issues By Date
    http://www.smartbrief.com/news/actfl/archive.jsp      

    Higher Education Today- Linkedin
    http://www.linkedin.com/today/higher_education      

    Academe Today Newsletter
    http://chronicle.com/article/Academe-Today/36603/     

    American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators - Advocacy for Threatened Programs
    http://www.aausc.org/Default.aspx?pageId=616109      



Robert D. Peckham, PhD
Director, Globe-Gate Intercultural Web Project
University of Tennessee at Martin
Made in Tennessee to bring you the world
bobp@utm.edu