Language Symposium @VWBPE Conference

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Language Symposium @VWBPE Conference

Time: July 24, 2013 from 4:45pm to 6pm
Location: VWBPE conference
Website or Map: http://www.vwbpe.org
Event Type: symposium
Organized By: Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi
Latest Activity: Jul 25, 2013

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Language Symposium @VWBPE Conference: Total Language Training

The time is, Wed 24 July at 4:40pm SLT which is 11:30pm GMT. (12: 30am Thu London time)

This symposium on how virtual worlds will define the future of language will be attended to by a group of practitioners in language education. During the 2h symposium the panel will discuss and present the latest on tele-collaboration and EU funded projects, informal and formal language learning, immersive games and teaching tools, role-play and emoting, machinima  and  digital story telling,  holodecks, tours and events. 

Moderation: Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi


Dr. Randall Sadler aka Randall Renoir, University of Illionois Urbana Champaign, USA

Edith Paillat aka Cyber Placebo, University of Wellington, New Zealand 

Barbara McQueen aka Barbara Novelli, SLESL and Educator's Paradise - Tools for teaching in SL, USA

Shelwyn Corrigan aka Wynshel Heir, shelwyn.com, USA

S Nocchi aka Su Nacht, Dublin Institute of Technology School of Languages, Ireland

Christel Schneider aka Letty Pienaar, csitrain.de, Germany

Maria Sol aka Losairam, Quito, Colombia

Dennis Newson aka Osnacantab Nesterov, Germany

Jens Kjaer Olsen aka Jens Nerido, Denmark

This panel presents practitioners who have been teaching, developing and researching language learning in virtual worlds, many of them for years. They will share best practise in education, talk about affordances and constraints and look 'beyond the stage'. The audience is invited to freely ask questions throughout the session. 

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Comment by Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi on July 25, 2013 at 20:42

Great privilege to have you all there. Thanks to Losairam for being a panelist. Will upload the video soon. 

Comment by Alfonso Garavito Olivar on July 25, 2013 at 18:13
  • Glad Gomez family was included in the presentation there are five of us co-creating the series Ines Diglione, Tuanjana, Losairam and myself as Alfonso Perfferle with Heike Philp acting as Bettina the foreign student.

Comment by María Sol Cordovez aka Losairam on July 25, 2013 at 17:44

Hello all... it was a wonderful experience with all those great panelists... So glad to have been part of it.  

María Sol Cordovez

From Quito Ecuador

Comment by Alfonso Garavito Olivar on July 24, 2013 at 14:23

Muchísimas gracias como siempre por la invitación, me será un gran placer asistir, es uno de los eventos que espero cada añ

Comment by susanna nocchi on July 24, 2013 at 13:07

...I realise only now how late it is going to be :( I do hope I will be wide awake for it :)

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