The Bilingual Brain: Cognitive Benefits of Bilingualism

By Sung Park-Johnson Many people acknowledge that knowing two languages is a good thing: you are more likely to get a good job, you can establish cross-cultural connections, and it makes traveling easier and more accessible.  What people are less aware of is how bilingualism actually enhances your brain.  Bilingualism allows our brain to be … More The Bilingual Brain: Cognitive Benefits of Bilingualism

Student Voices! Current BBE Student – Nobuko Kuroda

Nobuko Kuroda is in her second year at DePaul and is seeking a master’s in Bilingual-Bicultural Education as well as her K-12 teaching licensure in Japanese and ESL endorsement. What motivated you to come to DePaul? After graduating from Soka University of America, which Daisaku Ikeda established, I worked as a Japanese Language Fellow at … More Student Voices! Current BBE Student – Nobuko Kuroda

Annual Statewide Job Fair for Bilingual/ESL/Foreign Language Teachers, Aides, and Administrators (K-12) on April 8

To all Bilingual/ESL/Foreign Language Teachers, Aides, and Administrators (K-12): There is still space to register for the annual statewide job fair to be held on April 8, 2017 at the DoubleTree Chicago-Oak Brook Hotel, 1909 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL. The event is from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Cost for districts (per table): $285.00 … More Annual Statewide Job Fair for Bilingual/ESL/Foreign Language Teachers, Aides, and Administrators (K-12) on April 8

JET Program Applications Available!

The Japan Information Center is pleased to announce that applications for the Japanese Government’s 2017 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program are now available! The online application is available here: https://www.jetapplication.com. The deadline is Friday, November 18th. There is a JET Program Information Session on Saturday, October 8th, from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM in … More JET Program Applications Available!

MEXT Research Student Scholarship Now Available!

The Japan Information Center is delighted to announce that applications for the 2017 MEXT Research Student Scholarship are now available! This scholarship allows college graduates to conduct an independent research project at a university in Japan under the supervision of a professor for 18 to 24 months. Any field of study is eligible for the scholarship, … More MEXT Research Student Scholarship Now Available!

Walk-in Advising Begins Monday, February 8th

If you are unable to see your advisors during the times listed above or require a longer meeting, please contact your advisor to schedule an appointment. To find your advisor click here.  Need help registering? Check out this video! *Counseling students should make appointments with their advisors.  Counseling advisors are available by appointment only, not … More Walk-in Advising Begins Monday, February 8th

Student Voices! Recent World Languages Education Graduate – Alyssa Murray

Dear future graduates of DePaul University’s College of Education, The first thing I would like to share is that the “Batman Belt” that Dr. Goulah always talks about, (the one that you will be equipped with should you choose to pursue the ESL and Bilingual Endorsements) really does exist. It is Dr. Goulah’s go-to speech … More Student Voices! Recent World Languages Education Graduate – Alyssa Murray