Appendix B: Technology Options in Flagship Programs (Excel Sheet - Google Sheets).xlsx
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Directors
Instructors
Students
General
Collaboration
Advising
Training
Assessment
Would like to see
Classroom teaching
Blended learning
Preparing for Capstone
During Capstone
After Capstone
Use outside class
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CategoryTechnologyDescriptionWebsite (URL)
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xxxxGeneralBlogs (e.g., Wordpress, Kirby, Tumblr)Online platforms for creating user-made content in the form of online diaries, journals, audiovisual albums, commentaries, fan sites, etc. Most can be setup to be designed collaboratively or allow comments/feedback and other forms of asynchronous interactions between users.
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xxGeneralCourse Management Software (e.g., Canvas, Blackboard, Laulima)Course management systems are used by universities for a variety of classroom purposes. They typically offer teachers the ability to post online activities, assessments, and discussions, manage grades, and coordinate online interactions between other students and teachers.
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xxGenerale-PortfoliosOnline or digitally created portfolios designed to display learning achievement and development. Depending on the focus, this could include homework assignments, draft writing, feedback (instructor, peer, or self), a vocabulary journal, or any other digital record of development over time.
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xxxGeneralLearning Management System (e.g., Blackboard, Canvas, Laulima)Course management systems (or learning management systems) are used by universities for a variety of classroom purposes. They typically offer teachers the ability to post online activities, assessments, and discussions, manage grades, and coordinate online interactions between other students and teachers.
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xxGeneralMessaging apps (E.g., Line, iMessage, Google Hangouts)Online messaging applications through desktop, web-based, and mobile platforms used to communicate via text, audio files, images, or videos between two or more individuals asynchronously.
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xxGeneralMobile dictionaries (e.g., e.g., Imiwa Japanese-English Dictionary, Larousse French-English Dictionary)Mobile-based dictionary applications, many of which provide several features useful for second language speakers such as pronunciation cues, stroke orders, example sentences, multi-language translations, radical searches, etc.
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xxGeneralMobile learning apps (e.g., Duolingo, Memrise, Kanjibox)Mobile-based learning applications, typically in the form of flashcards or memorization based games.
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xxGeneralMP3 recordingsA digital audio file format used by Apple iTunes, Windows Media Player, Audacity and other.
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xxxxxxGeneralNews websites (e.g., BBC)Web-based news sites.
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xxxxGeneralOnline corpora (e.g,, Russian National Corpus, The UCLA Written Chinese Corpus)
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xxGeneralOnline corpus tools (e.g., Corpus tools at BSFU (http://www.bfsu-corpus.org/channels/tools))
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xxxGeneralOnline dictionaries (e.g., Multitran, Lexilogos , zkorean, NCIKU, Naver Online Dictionary, Perapera)
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xxxxxxxGeneralOnline dictionaries (e.g., Multitran, Lexilogos , zkorean, NCIKU, Naver Online Dictionary, Perapera)
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xxGeneralOnline dictionaries (e.g., Multitran, Lexilogos , zkorean, NCIKU, Naver Online Dictionary, Perapera)
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xxGeneralOnline flashcards (e.g., Pleco, Quizlet, Wenlin)
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xxxGeneralOnline flashcards (e.g., Pleco, Quizlet, Wenlin)
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xxxGeneralOnline newspapers (e.g., The Korea Times, El Nuevo Dia , Moscow Times)
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xxGeneralOnline television (e.g., RT, Dramafever, Youku TV, Baidu TV)
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xxxxGeneralPodcastsOnline audio programming available for streaming or downloadable to desktop or mobile devices.
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xxGeneralSimple Notification Services (SNS) (e.g., Line, iMessage, Google Hangouts)
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xxxxxGeneralSocial media (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn)
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xxGeneralTelevision shows in country
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xxGeneralTexting
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xxxGeneralVideo
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xxxxxGeneralVideo
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xxxxxxGeneralVideo clips
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xxxGeneralVideo Conferencing (e.g., Skype, Google Hangouts)
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xxGeneralWebinar (e.g., Skype, Adobe Connect)
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xxGeneralWikiUser-designed web content, similar to blogging platforms but typically involves multiple contributors
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xxxGeneralWikiUser-designed web content, similar to blogging platforms but typically involves multiple contributors
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xxApplicationAdobe ConnectThis software-based technology allows for video conferencing between multiple parties using Adobe Flash. The services provided include synchronous audio/video conferencing for presentations or meetings, web conferencing using video and desktop/screen sharing, and the creation of virtual classrooms through digital whiteboards, synchronous and asynchronous content, and assessment features.http://www.adobe.com/products/adobeconnect.html
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xxxxxApplicationAnkiAn online or downloadable flashcard study and creation platform. Users can create their own sets of flashcards which can then be downloaded and accessed on their local computers or mobile devices, or accessed via the Ankiweb.net site. Cards can be created with several different layers of information (e.g., meaning, reading, pronunciation), can be created with audio/visual information, and are displayed to learners according to a spaced repetition algorithm, which prioritizes cards that have not been viewed recently or have been flagged as difficult by the learner.http://ankisrs.net, https://ankiweb.net/about
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xxApplicationDoctopusAdd-on for Google's online office applications (e.g., Sheets, Drive) to act as a course management system for teachers. Enables teachers to create, organize, and share files with students.http://cloudlab.newvisions.org/add-ons/doctopus
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xxxxApplicationDuolingoWeb and mobile-based (IOS, Android, Windows) application for learning foreign languages (e.g., Spanish, French, Germain, Italian). Allows users to complete activities based on speaking, listening, translation, and other challenges, tracking their progress through in-application assessments and other reward-based motivational systems to keep learners interested and progressing. https://www.duolingo.com
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xxApplicationEmail
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xxApplicationEmail
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xxApplicationFlagship mobile appProsposed only, doesn't exist yet (to my knowledge).
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xxApplicationGoogle DocsGoogle's online, free word processing application. Allows multiple users to edit, interact, and track changes within the same document, as well as share, upload, and download documents.https://www.google.com/docs/about/
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xxxApplicationGoogle DocsGoogle's online, free word processing application. Allows multiple users to edit, interact, and track changes within the same document, as well as share, upload, and download documents.https://www.google.com/docs/about/
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xxApplicationGoogle DocsGoogle's online, free word processing application. Allows multiple users to edit, interact, and track changes within the same document, as well as share, upload, and download documents.https://www.google.com/docs/about/
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xxApplicationGoogle DriveGoogle's online, free cloud-based repository for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other uploaded files. Allows for easy file management, sharing, uploading, and downloading.https://www.google.com/drive/
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xxApplicationGoogle ImagesImage-based search engine powered by Google. Allows users to search for images by inputting text, or reverse image lookup by inputting a picture or image for Google to locate the original source of the image.https://images.google.com
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xxxApplicationGoogle ImagesImage-based search engine powered by Google. Allows users to search for images by inputting text, or reverse image lookup by inputting a picture or image for Google to locate the original source of the image.https://images.google.com
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xxxApplicationGoogle TranslateOnline, web-based translation platform powered by Google. Allows users to view translations of entered text, lookup individual defitions, synonyms, and uses for individual words. Also allows users to suggest alternative translations.https://translate.google.com
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xxxxApplicationGoogle TranslateOnline, web-based translation platform powered by Google. Allows users to view translations of entered text, lookup individual defitions, synonyms, and uses for individual words. Also allows users to suggest alternative translations.https://translate.google.com
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xxApplicationGroupMeMobile-based group instant messaging application powered by Microsoft across multiple platforms (IOS, Android, Windows). Allows users to form specific groups to engage in asynchronous chat/text via cell phone or mobile device. In addition to text-based chat, can also share pictures, videos, and web-links.https://groupme.com
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xxApplicationHelloTalkMobile-based language learning application to connect foreign language learners with native users of the target language. Available across IOS and Android platforms, and allows users to commuinicate via voice or text, and includes features for translating, transliteration, and text-to-voice for listening practice.http://www.hellotalk.com/#en
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xxxApplicationItalkiWeb-based application for connecting language learners with native users and foreign language teachers. Users can connect with and, for a cost, hire a private teacher to take lessons through Skype or other audio/video conferencing software.https://www.italki.com
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xxApplicationKahootWeb- and Mobile-based application that allows users to create games and activities for learning purposes. Touted as useful for formative assessment purposes.https://kahoot.it
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xxApplicationKahootWeb- and Mobile-based application that allows users to create games and activities for learning purposes. Touted as useful for formative assessment purposes.https://kahoot.it
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xxApplicationKeynote (Mac)
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xxxApplicationMemriseOnline and mobile-based flashcard language learning application. Features crowd-sourced and community created flashcard lessons for over 200 languages, as well as other non-language related subjects. Lessons utilize mnemonics and spaced-repetition to help learners memorise vocabulary, grammar, cultural information, and other language related content.https://www.memrise.com
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xxApplicationOneNoteOnline, cloud-based note-taking software developed by Microsoft. Avaiable cross platform (Mac OS, Windows, IOS, Android).https://www.onenote.com
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xxApplicationPadletOnline application to create and share message boards for sharing discussions, images, videos, and other forms of multimedia. Available cross platform (Mac OS and Windows) and on mobile devices (IOS and Android), and padlets can be shared publicly, set up for limited access for a class, and multiple users can collaborate in real time across different devices.https://padlet.com
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xxApplicationPiazzaWeb-based tool for instructors to give space for students and instructors to ask and answer questions. Sites are managed by the instructor, who has control over editing responses, tracking student use, and endorsing good responses. All users who have access to the online discussion can post and answer questions.https://piazza.com
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xxxxxApplicationPowerpointPresentation software developed by Microsoft
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xxxApplicationPowerpointPresentation software developed by Microsoft
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xxxxApplicationPowerpointPresentation software developed by Microsoft
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xxApplicationPreziWeb-based presentation application designed to incorporate a zooming, motion-based interface to create a variety of visual styles for presentation and story-telling purposes.https://prezi.com
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xxApplicationQuizletOnlline and mobile-based (IOS and Android) study application utilizing flashcards and other games, both downloadable and user-created. Includes individual tools for both self-study/individual use and teacher tools for use with students.https://quizlet.com
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xxxxApplicationQuizletOnlline and mobile-based (IOS and Android) study application utilizing flashcards and other games, both downloadable and user-created. Includes individual tools for both self-study/individual use and teacher tools for use with students.https://quizlet.com
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xxxxApplicationQuizletOnlline and mobile-based (IOS and Android) study application utilizing flashcards and other games, both downloadable and user-created. Includes individual tools for both self-study/individual use and teacher tools for use with students.https://quizlet.com
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xxxApplicationSkritterOnline and mobile-based (IOS and Android) application for learning to write Chinese and Japanese through drawing and learning characters. Includes feedback on stroke order, audio files, tone practice, and memorization tools.http://www.skritter.com
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xxxxxxxApplicationSkypeVideo conferencing software and mobile-based application for audio and video conferencing and desktop sharing. http://skype.com
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xxxxxApplicationSkypeVideo conferencing software and mobile-based application for audio and video conferencing and desktop sharing. http://skype.com
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xxxApplicationSkypeVideo conferencing software and mobile-based application for audio and video conferencing and desktop sharing. http://skype.com
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xxApplicationSoundcloudOnline audio distribution platform for sharing, streaming, and creating audio files. Cloud-based, so easy to upload and share audio across the internet. Also includes simple social-networking tools such as the ability to follow, like, or share others' works. https://soundcloud.com
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xxApplicationSpotifyWeb- and mobile-based audio streaming platform providing music, podcasts, and video for users (paid and free).https://www.spotify.com/us/
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xxApplicationTwitterWeb- and mobile-based social networking application where users are limited to a short length text entries, which can include links to video or other multimedia content. Users can also respond to, comment on, and repost messages by other usershttps://twitter.com
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xxApplicationVocabulary BuilderMobile-based (Android only) application fo studying vocabulary (appears to be English GRE vocabulary). https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.magoosh.gre.quiz.vocabulary&hl=en
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xxxxApplicationWeChatWeb- (Mac OS and Windows) and mobile-based (IOS and Android) text messaging service popular in China. Features text, voice, group messaging, video conferencing, and the sharing of multimedia and location information between users.https://web.wechat.com
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xxxxxApplicationWeChatWeb- (Mac OS and Windows) and mobile-based (IOS and Android) text messaging service popular in China. Features text, voice, group messaging, video conferencing, and the sharing of multimedia and location information between users.https://web.wechat.com
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xxxxApplicationWeChatWeb- (Mac OS and Windows) and mobile-based (IOS and Android) text messaging service popular in China. Features text, voice, group messaging, video conferencing, and the sharing of multimedia and location information between users.https://web.wechat.com
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xxApplicationYandex TranslateWeb-based translation platform for over 66 different languages.https://translate.yandex.com
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xxAssessmentAmerican Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Assessments (e.g., Oral Proficiency Interview, Listening, Reading, & Writing Proficiency Tests)Online proficiency testing in the four skills based on ACTFL proficiency guidelines. Tests are available for interactive speaking (Oral Proficiency Interview by Computer), interpretative reading and listening, and professional writing. Speaking tests are available in: Arabic, Chinese-Mandarin, English, French, German, Italian, Korea, Pashto, Persian-Farsi, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Reading and listening tests are available in: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Writing is available in: Arabic, Chinese-Cantonese, Chinese-Mandarin, Danish, English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korea, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese.http://www.actfl.org, http://www.languagetesting.com
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xxAssessmentAmerican Councils TestsOnline assessments created by the American Councils for International Education based on the Interagency Language Roundtable scale. Tests measure the four skills and cover a variety of languages including: Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Modern Standard Arabic, Persian-Farsi, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.https://www.americancouncils.org/services/testing-and-assessment
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xxAssessmentAmerican Councils TestsOnline assessments created by the American Councils for International Education based on the Interagency Language Roundtable scale. Tests measure the four skills and cover a variety of languages including: Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Modern Standard Arabic, Persian-Farsi, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.https://www.americancouncils.org/services/testing-and-assessment
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xxAssessmentInteragency Language Roundtable (ILR) TestsILR is a proficiency scale, but not a specific test, and thus tests appear to be developed in-house based on the scale rather than widely available.http://www.govtilr.org
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xxAssessmentLanguage Testing InternationalOnline Licensee of ACTFL's online-capable assessments. http://www.languagetesting.com
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xxAssessmentOral Proficiency Interview
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xxxAssessmentOral Proficiency Interview
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xxAssessmentSkype OPI
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xxAssessmentSkype OPI
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xxAssessmentStadards-based measurement of Proficiency (STAMP) TestsWeb-based, computer-adaptive assessment of the four skills based on the ACTFL guidelines for learners from middle school through the college level, developed by the University of Oregon . Tests are offered in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Hebrew, Japanese, Spanish, German, and Italian.http://avantassessment.com/stamp4s.html
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xxAssessmentWebcapeBrigham Young Universities online, computer-adaptive language placement test, offered in Spanish, French, German, Russian, English, Chinese, and Italian. Appears to test general proficiency, but uses a primarily multiple-choice format.http://www.perpetualworks.com
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xxAssessment BYU testsBrigham Young University’s Foreign Language Achievement Test Service (FLATS) provides proficiency examinations in a number of foreign languages for both BYU and non-BYU students online. These tests can be taken for university credit in some contexts, and are designed to test knowledge of a language across all four skills through the first three semesters of university level study (i.e., up to the 201 level).https://flats.byu.edu
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xxAssessment BYU testsBrigham Young University’s Foreign Language Achievement Test Service (FLATS) provides proficiency examinations in a number of foreign languages for both BYU and non-BYU students online. These tests can be taken for university credit in some contexts, and are designed to test knowledge of a language across all four skills through the first three semesters of university level study (i.e., up to the 201 level).https://flats.byu.edu
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xxAssessment Computerized Assessment of Proficiency (CAP)The Computerized Assessment of Proficiency (CAP) is a foreign language assessment of the four skills ideally designed as a placement or summative test at the University of Oregon NFLRC used primarily to determine proficiency following instruction. It is scored according to benchmarks loosely based on the ACTFL guidelines and contains five sections: interpretative reading, presentational writing, interpretive listening, presentational speaking, and contextualized grammar. http://cap.uoregon.edu/caslscap/do/login
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xxAssessment Stadards-based measurement of Proficiency (STAMP) TestsWeb-based, computer-adaptive assessment of the four skills based on the ACTFL guidelines for learners from middle school through the college level, developed by the University of Oregon . Tests are offered in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Hebrew, Japanese, Spanish, German, and Italian.http://avantassessment.com/stamp4s.html
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xxCorpusNational Corpus Russian frequency tablesWeb-based corpus of modern Russian containing over 300 million words based on written and oral Russian texts.http://ruscorpora.ru
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xxCourse Management Software/Learning Management SystemBanwebCourse management system used by some universities for a variety of classroom and student-life services. Like other course management platforms, this appears to offer teachers the ability to post online activities, assessments, and discussions, manage grades, and coordinate online interactions between other students and teachers.University internal web access only
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xxxCourse Management Software/Learning Management SystemBlackboardCourse management system used by some universities for a variety of classroom purposes. Like other course management platforms, this appears to offer teachers the ability to post online activities, assessments, and discussions, manage grades, and coordinate online interactions between other students and teachers.http://www.blackboard.com
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xxCourse Management Software/Learning Management SystemBlackboardCourse management system used by some universities for a variety of classroom purposes. Like other course management platforms, this appears to offer teachers the ability to post online activities, assessments, and discussions, manage grades, and coordinate online interactions between other students and teachers.http://www.blackboard.com
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xxxxxCourse Management Software/Learning Management SystemCanvasCourse management system used by some universities for a variety of classroom purposes. Like other course management platforms, this appears to offer teachers the ability to post online activities, assessments, and discussions, manage grades, and coordinate online interactions between other students and teachers.https://www.canvas.net
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xxxCourse Management Software/Learning Management SystemCanvasCourse management system used by some universities for a variety of classroom purposes. Like other course management platforms, this appears to offer teachers the ability to post online activities, assessments, and discussions, manage grades, and coordinate online interactions between other students and teachers.https://www.canvas.net
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xxCourse Management Software/Learning Management SystemDesire2LearnCourse management system used by some universities for a variety of classroom purposes. Like other course management platforms, this appears to offer teachers the ability to post online activities, assessments, and discussions, manage grades, and coordinate online interactions between other students and teachers.http://www.brightspace.com
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xxCourse Management Software/Learning Management SystemIlearnCourse management system used by some universities for a variety of classroom purposes. Like other course management platforms, this appears to offer teachers the ability to post online activities, assessments, and discussions, manage grades, and coordinate online interactions between other students and teachers.
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xxCourse Management Software/Learning Management SystemLaulimaCourse management system used by the University of Hawaii system for a variety of classroom purposes. Like other course management platforms, this appears to offer teachers the ability to post online activities, assessments, and discussions, manage grades, and coordinate online interactions between other students and teachers.https://laulima.hawaii.edu/portal
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xxCourse Management Software/Learning Management SystemLaulimaCourse management system used by the University of Hawaii system for a variety of classroom purposes. Like other course management platforms, this appears to offer teachers the ability to post online activities, assessments, and discussions, manage grades, and coordinate online interactions between other students and teachers.https://laulima.hawaii.edu/portal
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