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The Virtual Linguistics Campus (VLC) is the world's largest e-learning platform for linguistics and language studies. The VLC offers fully certified linguistic courses and course material for theoretical and applied linguistics as well as educational technology. Furthermore, it includes a variety of linguistic tools and all the communicative facilities necessary for successful e-learning.

NEW on the VLC: A Demo Course - no login required!

Over the years, the VLC content has been authored by more than 75 regular and associated members, assistant professors, research and student assistants plus external contributors from all over the world, among them David Crystal und William Labov. The main responsibility, however, lies in the hands of the VLC project manager, linguist and web-technologist Jürgen Handke and his Linguistic Engineering Team.


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Automatische Einschreibung

VLC100 - Language Index

Have you ever wondered why foreign languages are so different from ...
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Automatische Einschreibung

VLC100 - Tools & Data

The Virtual Linguistics Campus has long been known for its options ...
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VLC001 - Demo Course

This 'course' contains some selected topics. It allows you to catch...
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VLC101 - Linguistic Fundamentals

The collection of these linguistic OER modules, where each module a...
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VLC102 - Speech Science

This course introduces students to the basic concepts underlying th...
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VLC103 - The Nature of Meaning

The modules in this repository introduce various topics related to ...
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VLC104 - Words and Word Structure

Morphology is the study of the smallest meaningful elements in lang...
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VLC105 - Phonetics, Phonology and Transcription

This course is meant to introduce students who want to become teac...
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VLC106 - Syntax: Part I

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the main...
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VLC107 - Syntax: Part II

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the main...
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VLC108 - Language Typology

This repository/course covers the history of the English language f...
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VLC109 - Phonetics and Phonology

This course/repository discusses the most important theoretical fou...
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VLC111 - Linguistics, An Overview

The collection of these linguistic modules, where each module appro...
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VLC115 - Phonetics, Phonology and Transcription (SPA)

This course is meant to introduce students who want to become teac...
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VLC125 - Phonetics, Phonology and Transcription (DEU)

This course is meant to introduce students with German as their mot...
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VLC135 - Phonetics, Phonology and Transcription (ARA)

This course is meant to introduce students with Arabic as their mot...
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VLC145 - Phonetics, Phonology & Transcription (JAP)

This course is meant to introduce students with Japanese as their m...
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VLC201 - The Structure of English

This repository/course is intended to familiarize the participants ...
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VLC202 - Historical Linguistics

This repository/course covers the history of the English language f...
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VLC203 - The History of English

This repository/course covers the history of the English language f...
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VLC204 - Linguistic Repetition for Students of English

This course/repository is meant to repeat the major concepts within...
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VLC205 - Varieties of English

This course/repository is based on recent studies into dialectal va...
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VLC206 - PDE Morphology and Syntax

VLC206 deals with selected aspects of Present-Day English (PDE) gra...
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VLC300 - Applied Linguistics

This repository/course provides the theoretical and descriptive fou...
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VLC301 - Psycholinguistics

The hybrid name psycholinguistics reflects a truly interdisciplinar...
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VLC401 - Linguistic Fieldwork Welsh

The purpose of this course is to examine an unknown language withou...
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VLC402 - Linguistic Fieldwork Japanese

The purpose of this course is to examine an unknown language withou...
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VLC403 - Linguistic Fieldwork Arabic

The purpose of this course is to examine an unknown language withou...
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VLC404 - Linguistic Fieldwork Jamaican Creole

The purpose of this course is to examine an unknown language withou...
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EDU21 - 21st Century Education

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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EDU21 - 21st Century Education (OEB)

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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EDU21 - University of Bergen

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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EDU21 - CAU

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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EDU21 - Zukunftsdialog

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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EDU21 - Uni Siegen

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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EDU21 - DHV

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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HFD21 - 21st Century Education

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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ELL21 - 21st Century Education

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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ELS314 - Computer-Mediated Communication

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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EVH21 - 21st Century Education

Nearly all branches of public life have been introducing digital me...
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ROB101 - RoboTeach

In this course, we will show how humanoid robots are already part o...
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ROB102 - RoboEdu (Deutsch)

In this course, we will show how humanoid robots are already part o...
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ROB501 - RoboBase Lite

Dieser kurze Robotikum-Vorkurs zeigt, dass neben Roboter-Rasenmäher...
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10-008-346 - RoboTeach

In this course, we will show how humanoid robots are already part o...
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R01 - RoboBase Lite (Uni Siegen)

Dieser kurze Robotikum-Vorkurs zeigt, dass neben Roboter-Rasenmäher...
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RLL21 - RoboBase Lite

Dieser kurze Robotikum-Vorkurs zeigt, dass neben Roboter-Rasenmäher...
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VLC_MC01 - Articulatory Phonetics

This short "Micro-Credential" course is designed to help individual...
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VLC_MC02 - Acoustic Phonetics

This short course or "Micro-Credential" is designed to help individ...
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VLC_MC11 - Morphology Basics

This short "Micro-Credential" course is designed to help individual...
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VLC_MC12 - Word-Formation

This short "Micro-Credential" course is designed to help individual...
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VLC_MC21 - Word Semantics

This short "Micro-Credential" course is designed to help individual...
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EL102 - The Structure of English

This repository/course is intended to familiarize the participants ...
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ENGL 122 - Introduction to Linguistics

This introductory course to linguistics is a derivate of VLC101 - L...
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ENGL 221 - Phonetics and Phonology

This course introduces students to the basic concepts underlying th...
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UDG - Phonetics and Phonology: The Vowels of English

This course/repository discusses the most important theoretical fou...
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EL100 -Introduction to Linguistics

The collection of these linguistic OER modules, where each module a...
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ELS111 - The History of the English Language

This course covers the history of the English language from its rem...
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099055 - Essentials of Early English

This repository/course covers the history of the English language f...
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ELS212 - English Syntax

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the main...
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Exploring the Solar System

This course provides an overview of the solar system using open edu...
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Site announcements

ASTRO 01 - Course in Astronomy now available

von Juergen Handke -

ASTRO 01 provides an overview of the solar system using open educational resources and the insights of two German hobby astronomers and experts of online teaching and learning. The course not only visits the celestial bodies of the solar system and discusses their general properties but also presents the necessary information for their observation and exploration using modern astronomical technology.

If ASTRO 01 is accepted well by the community, we will generate more astronomical courses and put them on a VLC sister platform.

26 Oct, 1 pm CEST Webinar on Digital Teaching and Learning

von Juergen Handke -

Interested in joining the VLC Project Manager in a webinar on the central principles of asynchronous self-guided learning? Here is the registration URL.

Astronomy Course on the VLC

von Juergen Handke -

Together with my Colleague and friend Prof. Dr. Ulli Lotzmann we are developing a course solely based on OER material from the web: "Exploring the Solar System". Stay tuned.

The VLC now hosts full BA Linguistics Curriculum

von Juergen Handke -

Here are all linguistic courses on the VLC (workload in hours) in brackets :

Introductory Level

  • VLC101 - Linguistic Fundamentals (120)
  • VLC102 - Speech Science (90)

Basic Level

  • VLC103 - The Nature of Meaning (90)
  • VLC104 - Words and Word Structure (90)
  • VLC105 - Phonetics, Phonology & Transcription (90)
  • VLC106 - Syntax - Part I (120)
  • VLC107 - Syntax - Part II (120)
  • VLC108 - Language Typology (120)

Advanced or Specialization

  • VLC109 - Phonetics and Phonology (120)
  • VLC201 - The Structure of English (90)
  • VLC202 - Historical Linguistics (90)
  • VLC203 - The History of English (90)
  • VLC204 - Linguistic Repetition for Students of English (120)
  • VLC205 - Varieties of English (120)
  • VLC206 - PDE Morphology & Syntax (120) 

Specialization

  • VLC300 - Applied Linguistics (120)
  • VLC301 - Psycholinguistics (120)
  • VLC401 - Linguistic Fieldwork - Welsh (100)
  • VLC402 - Linguistic Fieldwork - Japanese (100)
  • VLC403 - Linguistic Fieldwork - Arabic (100)
  • VLC404 - Linguistic Fieldwork - Jamaican Creole (100)

In addition, all users have free access to the tools and glossaries (VLC100 - Tools and Data) and the Language Index (VLC100 - Language Index) with more than 500 languages and more than 300 varieties of the major languages - all with sound support.

And our special offer: If you want to use a course/repository as a teacher, a customized "clone", is created from the basic course which can then freely be used (also modified) by the institution.

We cordially invite you to become a member of the VLC-Community. Just register (for free) and self-enrol to as many courses as you like.

Prof. Dr. J. Handke (VLC-Project Manager)


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