Application of the Autonomous Learning Environment in Foreign Language Education LEARN Workshop

Date: Tuesday, July 28th and Wednesday, July 29th
Loyola Columbia Graduate Center
Columbia, MD

The Foreign Language Program Office (FLPO) of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), and the National Cryptologic School (NCS) are pleased to announce that the Application of the Autonomous Learning Environment in Foreign Language Education Language Education and Resources Network (LEARN) Workshop will be held Tuesday, 28 July and Wednesday, 29 July, 2015, on the campus of the Loyola Columbia Graduate Center, Columbia, MD.

The LEARN workshops provide foreign language professionals from U.S. Government (USG)-affiliated schools and institutions a venue to interact with their colleagues where they can:

  • discuss and explore issues related to the science and technology of foreign language education;
  • share their knowledge, experience, unique perspective, and educational best practices with peers;
  • develop networks of teachers to create communities of practices, and
  • reduce duplication of efforts in areas such as curriculum design and course development.

This LEARN Workshop is open to instructors and course developers of all foreign languages from any USG-affiliated institution. As the title suggests, the workshop is focused on issues related to teaching and learning foreign languages in an autonomous learning environment.

Participation in this LEARN workshop is limited to instructors, course developers and other professionals from USG-affiliated institutions. There may be limited opportunities for vendors to demonstrate selected applications. However, only USG-affiliated personnel will be allowed to participate.

Funding for any associated travel expenses will be the responsibility of the attendees' organization.