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Overview of the 7000 Languages Project, a partnership between Transparent Language, Inc. and the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) to leverage technology for the preservation of the world's less commercially-profitable languages, such as heritage and endangered languages. Presented at the 16th annual NCOLCTL Conference on April 26, 2013.

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  1. 1. - Ethnologue, 2013Image by NASA Goddard via flickr
  2. 2. Technology is changing ourTechnology is changing ourworldworld
  3. 3. Will languages of limitedWill languages of limitedcommercial interestcommercial interestImage by PatrickCastania via flickr
  4. 4. A Linguistically Richer TomorrowA Linguistically Richer Tomorrow
  5. 5. National EducationCurriculum UpdateWonderful news on thecurriculum front: theEducation and CultureMinistry has declaredthat Balinese couldindeed be taught as aseparate subject if theGovernor issues a decreethat regulates howBalinese will betaught. Governor Pastikahas indicated a clearintention to issue theappropriate decree. Welook forward tosupplying whateverschools are interestedwith our software (free ofcharge) in either theBalinese-English version(available now) or theBalinese-Indonesianversion (estimatedrelease is nextsummer). If you know ofschools or organizationsEndangered Alphabets CarvingsTim Brookes of Endangered Language Alphabets hasgenerously offered to make customBalinese scriptcarvings to encourage people to donate to ourKickstarter campaign, through which we are trying toraise funds for the creation of the Balinese-Indonesianversion of the materials. Our campaign is at Kickstartercampaign(http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1762259619/save-balinese) and you can see samples of Tims work atww.endangeredalphabets.com.DVDs are available and ready to shipWith many thanks to Jonathan Olier, Ayu Mandala andAgus Pranayoga, many of our DVDs have been alreadymailed to those who ordered them. If you happen to bearound Ubud on April 21st, we’ll be participating in anEarth Day celebration at the Jiwa Damai Permacultureand Retreat Center, south of Mambal Market and willhave DVDs available then (or you can order themonline through our site, www.basabali.org). As always,they free for nonprofit organizations and available at amodest fee for individuals Better yet, be green and,internet permitting, use the online version!
  6. 6.  Language Awareness Language Familiarization Supplemental Instruction Generic Curriculum “Surge” Languages andDomains Declaratively-AcceleratedBlended Learning Not unique Not unique Not unique Not unique Unique Unique
  7. 7.  Haiti Earthquake Pakistan Floods FukushimaThere will always be unexpected needs for language training, inunexpected corners of the world.Tomorrow?Image by American Red Cross via flickr
  8. 8. Example:Example: EveryVoiceEveryVoice™ Speech Analysis™ Speech AnalysisTechnologyTechnology
  9. 9. Declarative(Words, Phrases)Procedural(Skills)Unit Unit UnitExample:Example: Declaratively-Accelerated BlendedDeclaratively-Accelerated BlendedLearningLearningAsynchronous(Computer)Synchronous(Instructors, Peers)
  10. 10. ContinuousContinuousRefreshRefresh......
  11. 11. How will theHow will theImage by wwarby via flickr
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  13. 13. Enter or import the data in 10 groups of 10itemsImage by Metor153 via flickr
  14. 14. Result: World-class Software for Web, Desktop,MobileImage by Metor153 via flickr
  15. 15. Distribution Options7000 Language team’s websiteDVD or other physical mediaNCOLCTL 7000 websiteIncluded in Transparent Language 80+language offerings forLibraries and InstitutionsExpectation is that 7000 products will usually be given awayfree (If sold, 20% royalty)Language Team retains content ownershipImage by Metor153 via flickr
  16. 16. Add sample sentences to create aAdd sample sentences to create aWord of the DayWord of the DayImage by JacobEnos via flickr
  17. 17. Add alphabet information to createAdd alphabet information to createalphabet learning activitiesalphabet learning activitiesImage by JacobEnos via flickr
  18. 18. Got a program of instruction?Got a program of instruction?We can make LMS-trackedWe can make LMS-trackedcourses, aligned by lesson andcourses, aligned by lesson andunitImage by JacobEnos via flickr
  19. 19. IntegratingIntegratinglexicallexicalcontent withcontent withsocial mediasocial mediaImage by JacobEnos via flickr
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Overview of the 7000 Languages Project, a partnership between Transparent Language, Inc. and the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) to leverage technology for the preservation of the world's less commercially-profitable languages, such as heritage and endangered languages. Presented at the 16th annual NCOLCTL Conference on April 26, 2013.

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