Topic: Texas Language Technology Center

In the Know

Sept. 20, 2010
In the Know

The Sept. 20 weekly roundup of campus kudos and press mentions.

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Two Language and Culture Centers Receive $3 Million in Federal Grants

Sept. 7, 2010

The Center for European Studies (CES) and the Texas Language Technology Center (TLTC) at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded federal grants totaling more than $3 million to establish new language and culture centers that will allow them to strengthen their role as national leaders in their fields.

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Low-cost textbook alternative becomes a reality

Jan. 22, 2010
Low-cost textbook alternative becomes a reality

With textbooks often costing more than rent, many students will be relieved to know the Texas Language Technology Center is working on an alternative to the bulky old textbook that's easier on the wallet and offers interactive features and compelling content.

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Texas Language Technology Center Wins Funding from Department of Education to Develop Low-cost Alternative to Textbooks

Oct. 21, 2009

Carl Blyth, director of the Texas Language Technology Center (TLTC) at The University of Texas at Austin, has won a two-year award of $263,0000 from the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE) to develop a sustainable publishing model for foreign language instructional materials to combat the rising costs of textbooks.

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Podcasts, Blogs Replace Costly Textbooks in Language Learning

Oct. 16, 2007

The University of Texas at Austin's Texas Language Technology Center (TLTC) is employing the latest multimedia technology and social networking software to create 21st century language-learning tools. Podcasts, blogs and interactive online materials are quickly replacing traditional textbooks and audiotapes.

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