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1 Resources for the Independent and Collaborative Learner Don Fischer President, DLI Foundation

2 Capabilities language dictionaries e-book grammars flashcard programs smartphones SMS messaging built-in cameras voice recording file sharing video playback stylus text entry portability vocabulary practice quiz delivery live tutoring email lesson content delivery apps for language learning Collaboration listening, reading practice speech recording and posting YouTube 2/15/13©2

3 Sample Resources http://www.dliflc.com/products.html http://www.scola.org/ http://www.duolingo.com http://www.innovativelanguage.com/online- language-courses http://www.innovativelanguage.com/online- language-courses

4 Language Nation IBM and NSA Research Using learning analytics/Big Data http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/Reimagining- Learning-Richard-Cu http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/Reimagining- Learning-Richard-Cu Say “oui” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONTXcpcSPP o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONTXcpcSPP o

5 ENLIGHTEN Language as an available and affordable commodity Pulling together policy, current baseline, scientific discoveries, technological advances, best practices, and standards and assessment September forum for leaders at Departments of Education, Defense, State levels

6 A Foundation that will: – Promote the study of language and culture in the United States – Make DLIFLC known to the nation’s best young people – Support collaboration with allied and partnering language schools **** – Support Team Monterey and Monterey as Language Capital of the World – http://www.dli-foundation.org/ http://www.dli-foundation.org/

7 Promote the study of language and culture: – Scholarships for future linguists – Provide a bigger entry pool for the National Security Education and Flagship Programs – Promote the study of languages and culture to cultivate and increase acceptance of diversity – Sell language and culture as the means to greater economic success – Sell language and culture as a means to communicate and learn with other nations

8 Make DLIFLC known to the nation’s best young people: – Exploit alumni around the nation and world to tell the DLIFLC story – Support travel to high schools and colleges to inform and increase recruitment of the best – Inform young people of the potential of careers in military, intelligence, diplomacy, and commerce

9 Support collaboration with allied and partnering language schools: – Support collaboration with NATO and Partners for Peace Language Schools – Sponsor conferences and seminars in the Monterey area for international audiences

10 Contact Don Fischer President, DLI Foundation dfischer@swcp.com


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