Directed Independent Language Learning

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            What is Directed Independent Language Learning (DILL)?

 

The CLCL recommends three learning pathways for students looking to learn a language not taught at the University of Iowa.  These include:

 

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Online Resources

  • Visit our Language Learning Resources page here!
  • Mango: a free language-learning platform from Iowa City Public Library - log in here with your ICPL library card!
  • Transparent Languages: another free language-learning platform from Iowa City Public Library - log in here with your ICPL library card!

 

Peer Tutoring

In some cases the CLCL can help you find a peer tutor.  This person may:

Inside the collaborative learning space in the LMC
Inside the collaborative learning space in the LMC
  • Help you create learning objectives
  • Create reading, writing, and speaking activities to help you with your learning
  • Help you learn more about your target language and culture
  • For more information, email lmc@uiowa.edu

 

Course Share for Less Commonly Taught Languages

  • Enroll for credit in a course offered by another Big 10 Institution
  • Best for students who want to earn credit for learning a language or level of language not offered at the University of Iowa
  • Please Note: Not all languages are available in any given semester
  • For more information, email dwllc-clcl@uiowa.edu