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SEASSI – Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute – UW–Madison
Phone Fax Email seassi intl-institute. Madison, WI Go to Sponsor Website. Report this Sponsor. They even acted in a short film in Vietnamese. Sakach plays a lawyer and An is a member of the jury in a gripping courtroom drama about the abduction of a family of tadpoles. Outside of class there were all kinds of opportunities to discuss and share ideas about their areas of interest. The Vietnamese class having a potluck with the Vietnamese community in Madison.
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Your email address will not be published. Other support the program receives: Private foundation money and scholarships awarded for heritage students. Program research or evaluation: The program has been evaluated in the past.
Heritage Languages in America: Profiles: Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute
Challenges the program has experienced: Challenges to the program include keeping costs low enough for students while at the same time maintaining the advertising budget. There has been difficulty in reaching Southeast Asian American college students and local community schools. Finding funding for undergraduates is also a challenge.
Type of program: Intensive 8-week summer study equivalent to a full year Program origin: The program has been running since and began to be hosted by the University of Wisconsin, Madison fromand then since Students Students: students How the program identifies heritage speakers: Self-identification is used for entry into the program, and a placement test is administered to determine the appropriate level.
Instructors Number of instructors in the program: 26 instructors Languages in which instructors are proficient: Hmong, Lao, Vietnamese, Burmese, Filipino, Indonesian, Javanese, Khmer, and Thai Proficiency level: All instructors are native or near-native speakers.
Instruction Total contact hours per week: 4. Methodologies Methodologies and instructional strategies used in the program: The program's strategy is standard communicative competence.