AN ANALYSIS OF RETENTION STRATEGIES AND TECHNOLOGY ENHANCED LEARNING IN BEGINNERS' LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH (LOTE) AT AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES

Grant number: LS0800002 | Funding period: 2008 - 2008

Completed

Abstract

Language study is an important mechanism in maintaining and expanding Australia’s language capacity and is, therefore, critical to achieving national objectives with respect to improvements in trade, career pathways, international mobility, research capacity, technological developments and community as well as individual engagement. A major responsibility for enhancing the nation’s language ability falls on the university sector, which is uniquely positioned to tie in successful language learning with desired national outcomes. Language provision is also a major priority for Australian universities in a context of increasing internationalisation of higher education. The Australian universiti..

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