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Turning the iPad into a Dynamic Hub in the Language Classroom
January 29, 2014

By Colin Keaveney Colin Keaveney is assistant professor of French (Teaching), University of Southern California. Recently, I decided to use iPad functionalities to enhance prepa…

Collaborative Faculty E-Textbook Authoring for Mastery Learning
January 27, 2014

Key Takeaways When the textbook changed for a language course at the University of Southern California, instructors piloted creating a new textbook themselves, starting wit…

The Mixxer
October 7, 2013

Key Takeaways Modern languages and global education are strengths of Dickinson College, making new and more effective tools for teaching language of vital interest to the facul…

A Model for Online Military Culture Education: Key Findings and Best Practices
September 4, 2013

Key Takeaways The Air Force Culture and Language Center offers two innovative, online, self-paced culture education courses that use military-centric and student-generated scenario…

Leap Motion Applications: Rare Books and Language Immersion - Sponsored furniture provided by Herman Miller
February 3, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting

Leap Motion for Language Immersion Jeff Kuhn, Assistant Director, Language Resource Center, Ohio University Language learning is all about context. At Ohio University's Language…

A Study of Mobile Learning Trends at the U.S. Naval Academy and the Naval Postgraduate School
January 28, 2013

Key Takeaways To plan for future mobile learning two military educational schools conducted a study of current mobile device ownership and use by their students. Survey re…

Using Mobile Learning Resources in Foreign Language Instruction
June 6, 2012

Edwige Simon and Courtney Fell are Language Technology Specialists at the Anderson Language & Technology Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Key Takeaways A…

Technology and Foreign Language Pedagogy: What the Literature Says
June 6, 2012

Nadeem Saqlain is a graduate student in the Faculty of Education at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Key Takeaways Internet-based technologies can be an extr…

Closing in on Vocabulary Acquisition: Testing the Use of iPods and Flashcard Software to Eliminate Performance Gaps
March 12, 2012

Vocabulary acquisition is one of the critical building blocks in acquiring foreign language fluency . Instructors typically expect students to learn vocabulary through study separate from the …

Effects of Reading Styles on Using Technology in a Traditional Learning Environment When Teaching a Foreign Language
September 22, 2010

Key Takeaways A traditional learning environment can negatively influence development of reading skills in a foreign language. An-Najah National University students learning French tend…


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