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Meeting the Language and Culture Training Needs of U.S. Department of Defense Personnel: An Evaluation of the Language Training Center Program : RAND Corporation , 2019


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From the preface: "In 2011, Section 529 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 established the Language Training Center (LTC) Program to leverage the expertise and infrastructure of institutions of higher education to train U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) personnel in language, culture, and regional area studies. In October 2013, DoD submitted a report to the congressional defense committees on the status of the LTC Program, as mandated by Section 529(e) of the legislation. The report covered progress and activities by the LTCs at accredited institutions of higher education from the start of the program in fall 2011 through September 2013. At that time, the Department recommended continuation of the program for three additional years, at which time a reevaluation of the program’s efficacy and viability as a permanent program could be undertaken."

Authors - Li, Jennifer J., Griffin, Norah, Girven, Richard



Li, Jennifer J., Griffin, Norah, Girven, Richard


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