Wednesday, December 12, 2018
UNC Chapel Hill
In the Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium, North Carolina world language high school students will have the opportunity to showcase their language, research, and presentation skills in a scholarly environment. Eligible students include Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian or Spanish students, including heritage speakers. Participating students are encouraged to be at Level III or higher.
Students will choose a topic relevant to five research tracks with regional focuses: Contemporary Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, or the Middle East & North Africa. Teams will write a research paper and present it at the symposium in their respective language. This program is designed to promote student learning in the areas of research methodology, technology literacy, and critical thinking and to encourage the learning of new academic vocabulary.
Save-the-date: The symposium will take place Wednesday, December 12 on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill. For more information, please visit http://areastudies.unc.edu/ltl/ or read answers to frequently asked questions. Teams are selected to participate via application process; the application will be available in August.