MARCH 17-18, 2023
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Hack the Language Flagship is an event optimized for discovery and creativity where Language Flagship students can propose technology-based solutions (“hacks”) that help drive innovation in language learning. This year’s Hackathon will give Flagship students the opportunity to propose innovative solutions to enhance the Flagship experience.
Application submission deadline: September 15, 2022
Announcement of participants: October 15, 2022
About “Hack The Language Flagship!”
“Hack The Language Flagship!” is an amazing opportunity to become involved with a group of like-minded peers who have original ideas and want to drive the language technology innovation agenda together. Imagine the possibility of changing the world of language education over one weekend!
The Flagship Hackathon is a fast-paced event optimized for discovery and creativity. Use your experience and seek advice from experts in the field of language technology to propose technology-based solutions (“hacks”) that may impact the future of language learning.
The Tech Center will hold its 2023 Hackathon, Hack the Language Flagship, on March 17th and 18th on the campus of Harvard University. The event is designed to engage Flagship students from across the United States in ideation of new technologies to support or enhance their language learning experience. Flagship students and alumni collaborate in teams to design and pitch their ideas. A winner is selected by a panel of experts in language learning.
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WHAT TO EXPECT
“Hack The Language Flagship!” is designed to build an energized community of student innovators and ideators across the Flagship community. As Hackathon participant, you automatically become a member of the Tech Center Student Advisory Council. As a board member, you will provide input and guidance on technology projects and initiatives that may have a direct impact on the Flagship community and Flagship students’ language learning endeavors.
A group of language technology experts will coach your team to take an idea from a creative spark to potential implementation in the Flagship program.
Using design thinking to guide co-creation and problem-solving, you will work on a team with fellow-Flagshippers to synergize your ideas for technology solutions that can enhance language learning and drive innovation in the Flagship community.
In individual challenges, you will get a chance to demonstrate out-of-the-box thinking, pushing yourself to new limits and skill-levels!
Following a business model canvas, your team will learn the nuts and bolts of how to pitch your ideas for feedback and evaluation from our coaches.
Badges & Awards
Secure yourself a Hackathon badge for the skills you acquired in the competition and showcase the badge on your resume. And who knows… you may be in for other awards at “Hack The Language Flagship!”
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