Assessment of the year abroad in modern language degrees

Date: 25 June, 2010 - 26 June, 2010
Location: University of Bath
Event type: Conference (supported by the LLAS guest speaker fund)

Professor Jim Coleman was a keynote speaker at the 'Assessment of the year abroad in modern language degrees' international conference, which took place at the University of Bath 25-26 June 2010.

In this conference, current assessment practices with regard to a diverse range of residence abroad experiences (university study, work placements, teaching assistantships or a combination of these) were examined. Contributions from lecturers, teachers and researchers, as well as from support staff in HE language education and related areas covered topics related to year-abroad assessment processes.

Please email Dr Gabriela Meier at for further details on the event outcomes and to subscribe to the Year Abroad mailing list.

This event was sponsored by the Subject Centre's guest speaker fund. The Subject Centre also organised and coordinated two workshops as part of this event.

Conference presentations now available online

This is to inform you that the online information regarding this conference can be found on the University of Bath website. Presentations are available from here to watch/listen again, and additionally you can find Dr Gabriela Meier's research report (pdf file), including recommendations, based on the research that she conducted on this topic during 2009/10 at the University of Bath.