WorldView: A Language Blog

WorldView is a place for leaders in the fields of language education, global citizenship, immersion learning, and other topics central to the Concordia Language Villages mission to address issues important to their fields.

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History through Language

By Melanie Krob, Ph.D. | Published: January 13, 2020

Dr. Krob with global studies student

​History is about people, and language allows us to forge connections to people both across cultures and across time. This week, Dr. Melanie Krob discusses the synergy between the study of language and the study of history.

Welcome to 2020!

Published: January 8, 2020

​Welcome to the New Year of the WorldView Blog!

Reflecting on the Past Year: 2019

By The Concordia Language Villages Group Directors | Published: December 16, 2019

As we look back on 2019, the Concordia Language Villages group directors recall the WorldView blog posts that have left a lasting impression.

For Every Child, a Childhood

By Tove I. Dahl | Published: December 10, 2019

What does it mean for someone to not have a name? Skogfjorden dean Tove Dahl discusses the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and why the right to a name is so crucial for every child in the world.


By Paul Magnuson | Published: December 2, 2019

​A language class requires a language learning curriculum, right? Well . . .

Teaching expert Paul Magnuson discusses the benefits of studying language with an un-curriculum: a teaching space that encourages students to decide what they need to learn from moment to moment, with their un-teachers along for the ride.

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