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Past Presentations

National Chinese Language Conference 2009

Marriott Magnificent Mile Downtown Hotel
Chicago, IL
April 3 – May 2, 2009

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Saturday, May 2, 2009

Sticky Messages on the Benefits of Language Learning

Do you need concrete, research-based ammo to convince community stakeholders to support or expand your current language programs? This session provided compelling results tied to the cognitive, academic, and attitudinal benefits of language learning. Attendees also received various take-a-ways to build their own advocacy arsenal to show naysayers how today's programs support 21st century skills and enhance our nations economic competitiveness and security.

Presenters include Chengbin Yin
Time: 8:45– 9:45 am

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