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The Stanford Language Center is honored to host approximately 50 incoming Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs) at Stanford University for a comprehensive five-day FLTA Orientation in preparation for their 2013-2014 academic year appointments in universities throughout the United States. This program, which will take place from August 18 to August 22, 2013, is sponsored by the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Institute of International Education oversees the administration of the orientation.
As one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions, Stanford University is an excellent place in which to introduce the FLTAs to the best practices in foreign language teaching and provide them with valuable information and insight into US academic culture. We will provide a program which effectively communicates Fulbright goals and traditions while offering the FLTAs a unique learning experience which will prepare them for the year ahead. The community surrounding Stanford is a vibrant and exciting one. We look forward to sharing this with you!