Join the Tech Center for an exciting Saturday at ACTFL!

Think Shark Tank at ACTFL.
The LaunchPad competition is designed to incentivize early and meaningful feedback on innovative technology products created to enhance world language education.

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at 12pm

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. – ROOM 207A

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at 5:30pm

Marriott Marquis Hotel – Independence Ballroom – Salon D

Technology Innovation Center

Blueprint for Success

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, the Tech Center organized a gathering at the University of Oregon to identify and lay the groundwork for inter-institutional collaborations involving the integration of technology in language programs and Flagship institutions. 

Join the Tech Center at IALLT

Sunday, June 23, 2019

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

If you are in charge of language center or department, we invite you to respond to our invitation to participate in a fast-paced, one-day event.

Innovation Webcasts present 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.

LaunchPad, sponsored by ACTFL and the Tech Center

PILOT a technology tool. OUR TREAT.

In Spring 2019, we invite Flagship programs to submit a plan for piloting blended learning solutions for instructional challenges.

Visions on sustainable development as a global endeavor

Ignite Green Ideas is an event that wraps up a semester of work on public speaking and Korean language for professionals. We are proud to start our event with a keynote presentation in Korean by Professor Tae-Ung Baik of the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Six students from the University of Hawai‘i Korean Flagship program will also share their passion and ideas on sustainable development.


Aaron Allen, Jerel Bersalona, Karren Gonong, Grace Jeong, Aery Kim, Jameson Moore 

Green Ideas: Language for Professionals Simulation
Green Ideas Korea Inc.: Korean Blended Learning Experience
Russian Language for Professionals Simulation
Reimagining technology integration into foreign language education
The Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center (Tech Center) is an initiative sponsored by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO). The mission of the Tech Center is to enhance The Language Flagship experience through the effective use of technology.

Mobile Learning

We seek to identify languages technologies that personalize the language learning experience and that foster opportunities to engage with the language on the go and in the wild. Our efforts have focused on exploring an adaptive, mobile application (PERLS). Download the full report of our first PERLS pilot below.

Reimagining technology integration into foreign language education
The Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center frequently organizes national events intended to cultivate relationships and facilitate collaboration in technology innovation.

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