Currently no European university offers a curriculum in Digital  Linguistics, although preliminary needs analyses among employers reveal a growing demand for employees trained in this field. DigiLing bridges this gap by reaching the following objectives:

  1. Create an internationally approved model curriculum for Digital Linguistics by combining existing and new courses. This output was achieved in the first half of 2017 and is based on the findings of a trans-European survey among employers and end-users about the skills and competencies of future graduates and the corresponding gaps in existing curricula.
  2. Train the teachers in relevant disciplines in the use of authoring tools and in the design of high quality online learning materials. With this goal in mind, a workshop for higher education staff in e-authoring was organized in June 2017.
  3. Design online courses for selected modules, followed by evaluation, localization and final implementation into the online learning hub. All DigiLing courses comply with open e-learning standards (SCORM). They are promoting inclusion by being accessible to special-needs students, and some have been localized into Croatian, German and Slovene. Courses were cross-evaluated by partner institutions (teachers and students), and thoroughly tested by the participants of the DigiLing summer school in Prague.
  4. Disseminate and sustain. DigiLing e-courses have been presented at over 25 international conferences and events, our e-learning platform currently has over 300 registered users and  a new MA program in Digital Linguistics is in the process of accreditation by part of the consortium.