Online Tools for Language Revitalization

 

LING 311 - B1 Instructor: Jordan Lachler


University of Alberta | Summer Term 2013 | Lecture

Registration will open on Bear Tracks on February 15th.

 

Class Number: TBA

Units/Credits: 3

Class Components: Lecture (Required)

 

 

Career: Undergrad

Location: TBA

Campus: Main Campus

Notes: Prerequisite: LING 101 or LING 111 or consent of the instructor.

Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to the use of new technologies to aid in language revitalization in both home communities and urban settings.  Topics will include computer-based learning tools, online language courses, and the innovative use of social media sites.  Students will examine how these new technologies are being used in indigenous language communities around the world, and will design a language technology plan appropriate for their own community.

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