Language Science & Technology
In the aftermath of 9/11 the Directorate of Language Science and Technology (LST) rose to the challenge of developing rapid technical and non-technical language solutions for military personnel world-wide.
Supporting the DLIFLC Command Plan, the Associate Provost of LST oversees the Curriculum and Faculty Development Divisions, Technology Integration Division, Language Technology Research and Development Division, as well as the Library Learning Resource Centers.
The Faculty and Staff Development Division (FDD) designs, develops implements pre-service in-service foreign language teacher education and leadership development programs for DLIFLC & Command Language Program (CLP) requirements. It provides professional development opportunities to faculty and leadership through in-house workshops and courses and by inviting presenters from other academic institutions as part of the Visiting Scholar Program.
The Technology Integration division (TI) is responsible for special projects, including HEADSTART, the LANGUAGE SURVIVAL KITS, and FAMILIARIZATION COURSEWARE in support of deploying troops. TI also develops the authoring tools for Global Language Online Support System (GLOSS), Online Diagnostic Assessment (ODA) and Weekly Training Events (WTE) .
The Curriculum Development Division (CDD) is in charge of the development and distribution of learning materials for the resident instruction Basic Programs and the post-basic programs. This division also develops courseware for online learning, including GLOSS, a portal designed to aid resident students and alumni around the world with language materials.For more information about this directorate please e-mail us.