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Envisioning Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL)

A free 5-module open-enrollment self-study course for language educators beginning to learn about Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL). Registration open: November 15, 2023-April 30, 2024. Course open January 8-May 31, 2024.

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Teaching & Learning Languages in the United States (TELL-US)

Check out our newest podcast series! This year’s theme centers on Designing and Delivering Proficiency-Focused Target-Language Input.

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Mastering Mentoring: Conversations with Accomplished Mentors

Learn strategies for successfully mentoring online language teachers with our new series. 6 TED-Ed lessons with a wealth of information!

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Teacher Portfolio & Preparation Series (TiPPS)

Free 8-module self study online course designed to help future language educators prepare for the job market they will face upon graduation

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Project-Based Language Learning (Pebbles) Repository

The Project Repository is a collection of standards-based instructional blueprints for instructors with instructions to guide project implementation. 

Current Initiatives

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Project-Based Language Learning

Explore our immense array of resources for educators interested in incorporating PBLL into their language classrooms.

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Online Language Pedagogy

Professional learning resources for online language teaching through webinars & TED-Ed lessons.

Upcoming Events

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January 8-May 31, 2024: Envisioning Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) MOOC

Registration opens on November 15, 2023 for spring semester 2024.

July 29–August 2, 2024: "Getting Started With Project-Based Language Learning" Summer Institute

Register today! Joint summer institute with CARLA at the University of Minnesota

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Event Calendar

See what’s coming up or go back in time!

Professional Learning

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Online Courses, Webinars, & Series

Browse professional learning resources.
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Conferences & Symposia

Learn more about our many academic events.

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Summer Institutes

Intensive professional learning for K-16 language educators.

Teaching Resources

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Mentoring Resources

Check out our resources for mentoring online language teachers and project-based language learning teachers.

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Universal Design for Learning in World Languages

7-episode podcast on how we can use Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in our work as language educators

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High Leverage Teaching Practices

7 TED-Ed lessons based on the book Enacting the World of Language Instruction: High-Leverage Teaching Practices

Open Access Journals

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Language Learning & Technology

The refereed online journal Language Learning & Technology seeks to disseminate research to foreign and second language educators in the U.S. and around the world on issues related to technology and language education. The latest ISI  Journal Citation Reports® Ranking for 2021 showed that LLT had an Impact Factor of 4.694, placing it 10th out of 194 Linguistics journals and 31st out of 267 Education and Educational Research journals. Est. 1997

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Language Documentation & Conservation

Est. 2006

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Reading in a Foreign Language

Est. 1983

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Second Language Research & Practice

Est. 2020

Materials & Publications

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Open Educational Resources

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Pragmatics Series

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Podcast Collection

Language Resources

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Less Commonly Taught Languages

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Heritage Language Learning

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Language for Specific Purposes


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Integrated Performance Assessments

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Rubrics in Language Assessment

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Program Evaluation in Foreign Language Education