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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Program Name:

Applied Linguistics and Technology
Alternate Name: ALT
Program Homepage: http://apling.public.iastate.edu/
Institution: Iowa State University
Address: English Department
Iowa State University
City: Ames
Zip/Postal Code: 50011
State/Province: US
Country: USA
Application Deadline: 15 January
Contact Person: Dan Douglas , Program Coordinator

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Phone: 515-294-9365
Fax: 515-294-6814
Linguistic Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Other Program Specialties: Language Assessment
Computer Assisted Language Learning
Language for Specific Purposes
Program Size: Medium (11-25 students)
Program Description: Graduates of the doctoral program in Applied Linguistics & Technology, should be able to

* synthesize fundamental issues and concepts in applied linguistics
* be able to use computer technology for constructing and implementing materials for teaching and assessing English
* conduct empirical research and engage in critical analysis to evaluate computer applications for English language teaching and assessment
* engage in innovative teaching and assessments through the use of technology
* evaluate multiple perspectives on the spread of technology and its roles throughout world, particularly as they relate to English language teachi
Available Financial Aid: Scholarships, Teaching/Research Assistantships
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