Resources for Faculty – Multilingual Support

St. Olaf College Statement on Instructional Adaptations (guidance regarding instructional adaptations to testing procedures for students whose first language is not English)

ASC Presentation to Faculty on Support for Multilingual Students  (slide presentation for professors with current demographics, college support systems, and a brief introduction to Universal Design for Learning — a new way to approach accessibility)

Advising International Students (slide presentation for advisors with current demographics, definitions and regulations, and available support)

“Teaching Multilingual Students: An Overview for Course Instructors and TAs” (suggestions for working with multilingual students from the University of Toronto Writing website)

Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education (website developed by CAST, a nonprofit education research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning)

“5 Tips for Increasing Organized Learning and Engagement” (from Wiley, five reminders about how to organize classes so that student learning is maximized)

“Helping International Students Thrive on U.S. Campuses” (suggestions for helping international students adjust to campus through orientation programs and support networks, from International Educator)

“Valuing Written Accents: International Voices in the U.S. Academy”  (the findings of a research project done by the University Writing Center at George Mason University that presents the diverse writing experiences of multi-lingual students)

“Writing Across Borders” Part 1, “Writing Across Borders” Part 2 (a documentary produced by Oregon State University’s Center for Writing and Learning and its Writing Intensive Curriculum Program to help tutors, faculty and staff work with international student writers)

Consultations and Advice
Anne Berry berryag@stolaf.edu, x3132

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