Online modules based on intercultural scenarios
The Culture App is a series of online modules based on intercultural scenarios for U.S. undergraduate students of Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian, Portuguese, Turkish, Russian or Urdu. The Culture App modules were designed for use in domestic Language Flagship programs prior to Flagship students’ capstone year overseas. They can be used with any students of Arabic, Portuguese or Russian prior to a sojourn abroad or with other students in domestic courses focused on intercultural learning.
BLENDED LEARNING MENTORING PROGRAM
Transform Your Teaching
If you have experience implementing blended learning, consider serving as a mentor in this program. If you are a less-experienced practitioner looking for support and guidance as you plan and deliver blended learning experiences, you might consider joining as a mentee. Read below for more details!
Blended Learning Essentials
A collection of lessons meant as a primer for world language instructors interested in this topic. This series was designed by Tech Center faculty in collaboration with World Language professionals who have national recognition and are experienced in the design or implementation of blended learning in the context of World Language education.
Blended Learning for Russian comprises several blended learning experiences designed by the Tech Center in collaboration with Language Flagship programs. These experiences leverage technology in innovative ways to create opportunities to learn about language and culture in contexts of interest to Flagship programs.
The Tech Center TOOLKIT is a collection of technology tools being used by Flagship students and instructors. The tools in this collection were identified through a survey of Language Flagship Programs or else submitted for recommendation directly by Flagship students or instructors.
Green Ideas - Chinese
In the context of an international corporation, Green Ideas, Inc., language learning is personalized to target learners’ professional interests and needs. This project models how existing resources can be leveraged to create blended learning experiences across institutions for students in the Language Flagship Program.
The Korean Green Ideas simulated experience is designed with consideration of specific business practices and cultural norms in Korea. The job application process is followed by an Onboarding Training phase, which is designed to help new international employees better understand Korean business culture and its unique linguistic landscape.
A public event that wraps up a semester of work on public speaking and Korean language for professionals. This event is embedded within the Green Ideas simulation for Korean Language for Professionals. After a simulated job application process, simulation participants complete onboarding training required to all company employees.
Ideas for the implementation of technologies in language teaching and learning, with a special focus on sharing what works in Language Flagship programs. Browse this collection to garner ideas from Language Flagship faculty, language center personnel, private-sector entrepreneurs, and other partners in the Language Flagship’s community of practice.
Technology Innovation Center
Blueprint for Success
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The Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center is funded under a grant from the Institute of International Education (IIE), acting as the administrative agent of the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) for The Language Flagship. One should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project P.I.: Dr. Julio C. Rodriguez