A department of defense initiative

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Indiana University

LTC Description:

The Indiana LTC enhances partner mission readiness in linguistic, cultural, and transcultural competencies. IU is home to 11 federally funded Title VI centers, 18 diverse programs in area studies, languages, and cultures, and regularly offers over 70 languages, giving IU’s LTC an unparalleled ability to draw from cultural and language expertise to serve our military partners.

Indiana University (IU) delivers initial acquisition (ILR 0) to superior (ILR 3) language and culture training for active duty military and reserve personnel with DoD partners at the 3rd, 7th, and 10th Special Forces Groups, the 95th Civil Affairs Battalion, and the SPP units of the Indiana National Guard. These Trainings are all on-site and synchronous. Courses are offered in Chinese, French, Spanish, Urdu, Pashto, Dari,  Korean, Russian, and Slovak.

In addition to this, IU develops asynchronous LReC modules for SOCOM, V Corps and the Indiana National Guard on a variety of topics and regions. The SOCOM modules are available on the Special Operations Teletraining System (SOFTS). REC modules on Central and Eastern Europe created for V Corps are available on IU Expand.


 

Courses Offered:

Languages/Other Course Type Course Pre-requisites Location
French Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Ft. Bragg
French Classroom Incoming ILR 0+/0+ or higher Ft. Bragg
Russian Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Ft. Bragg
Russian Classroom Incoming ILR 0+/0+ or higher Ft. Bragg
Korean Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Ft. Bragg
Korean Classroom Incoming ILR 0+/0+ or higher Ft. Bragg
Chinese (Mandarin) Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Ft. Bragg
Chinese (Mandarin) Classroom Incoming ILR 0+/0+ or higher Ft. Bragg
Urdu Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Ft. Bragg
Urdu Classroom Incoming ILR 0+/0+ or higher Ft. Bragg
Spanish Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Eglin AFB
Spanish Classroom Incoming ILR 0+/0+ or higher Eglin AFB
French Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Birmingham, AL
French Classroom Incoming ILR 0+/0+ or higher Birmingham, AL
Slovak Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Indiana National Guard
German Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Ft. Carson
German Classroom Incoming ILR 0+/0+ or higher Ft. Carson
Russian Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Ft. Carson
Russian Classroom Incoming ILR 0+/0+ or higher Ft. Carson
French Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Ft. Carson
French Classroom Incoming ILR 0+/0+ or higher Ft. Carson
Persian (Dari) Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Ft. Bragg
Persian (Dari) Classroom Incoming ILR 0+/0+ or higher Ft. Bragg
Pashto Classroom Incoming ILR 0/0 Ft. Bragg
Pashto Classroom Incoming ILR 0+/0+ or higher Ft. Bragg
Polish Synchronous Incoming ILR 0/0 Online
French Synchronous Incoming ILR 0/0 Online
For specific information on this year’s course dates and how to enroll in a course, please visit Indiana University ’s website by clicking on the link below.
Pedagogical Approach


All of our courses are derived by standards-based methodologies and communicative approaches. Our instructors are experienced and trained in backward curriculum design, student-centered instruction, and maximizing the use of target language in the classroom. All enhancement and sustainment students take entry and exit OPI exams. Pre Deployment students are assessed through in class scenarios. Regional Expertise and Culture students are assessed through knowledge checks built into the course.

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