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Multilingual Research Center

The Multilingual Research Center (MRC) is a new and thriving center within the Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (TLPL). The MRC is committed to promoting research and outreach related to multilingualism, multilingual communities, and the education of multilingual populations. Specifically, MRC aims to

  • Increase the quality and number of TESOL, World Language, and dual language programs and teachers in Maryland, the nation, and the world through outreach;
  • Sponsor and conduct research which illuminates our understanding of multilingualism and multilingual communities;
  • Disseminate research results to teachers, school systems, and national and international research communities.


Center Links and Resources

Announcements and Events

Related Center Resources

  • MRC Speaker Series
    • December 12, 2016 (Please click here for more information about the presentation)
      • Dr. Karen E. Johnson
      • Title of Talk: "How do I teach something I myself don't fully grasp?": The development of pedagogical content knowledge in learning-to-teach
      • Time: 3:30-4:30 pm (reception to follow)
      • Benjamin 0306
    • February 7, 2017
      • Speaker: Dr. Amanda Kibler
      • Title of Talk: Examining collective scaffolding through sibling and peer relationships in multilingual homes, schools, and communities
      • Time: 3:30-4:30pm
      • Location TBD
    • March 8, 2017
      • Speaker: Dr. Guadalupe Valdes
      • Time: 3:30-4:30pm
      • Location: TBD
  • MRC Brown Bag
    • October 17, 2016 (Please click here for more information about the presentation)
      • Speaker: Dr. Drew Fagan
      • Time: 1:30-2:30pm
      • Location: Art and Sociology Building, 3211
    • November 21, 2016 (Please click here for more information about the presentation)
      • Speaker: Dr. Ana Taboada Barber
      • Time: 1:30-2:30pm
      • Location: Art and Sociology Building, 3211

     

     

   

Center Location:

2304 Benjamin Building, Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership
College of Education, University of Maryland,
College Park, MD 20742