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The Korean language is booming at Australian universities. What needs to be done to keep the momentum going?
In the last of a series of articles on the state of Asian studies and language teaching in Australia, Nicola Fraschini addresses the challenge of sustaining burgeoning interest in Korean language studies beyond the hype of Korean pop culture.
Invigorating Indonesian studies in Australia through collaborative, online education practices
In the second of three articles on the state of Asian studies and language teaching in Australia, Howard Manns, Michael Ewing, Sharyn Davies and Jess Kruk advocate new collaborate open education approaches to arrest the decline in Indonesian language studies.
How Well Does Australia Know China?
In the first of three articles on the state of Asian studies and language teaching in Australia, Anne McLaren highlights the decline of university Chinese Honours programs, cutting of a vital pipeline of China talent.
Reimagine Foreign Language Teaching in the Age of AI
If machines can do better than most human foreign language learners in communicating in another language, perhaps it is time to rethink traditional foreign language courses, which have generally failed to make students competent in the target language, writes Professor Yong Zhao.
Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes: Understanding global competence through the lens of the OECD
“The global competence of our youths today may shape our future as profoundly as their reading, math and science skills.”