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Teacher Education on Second Life
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I am interested in the possibilities Second Life offers for educating foreign language teachers. Has anyone in this Ning had such experience?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sergey Volkov Mar 30, 2012.

 

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Sergey Volkov replied to Caterina Skiniotou's discussion Teacher Education on Second Life
"Hello everyone! What about news of using learning English in SL  lands."
Mar 30, 2012
Hanna Outakoski replied to Caterina Skiniotou's discussion Teacher Education on Second Life
"Here at Umeå university we are just experimenting on a course for teacher studentes. The students will be discussion gender issues and participate on an experiment. We are looking for English speaking partners who can come and visit the class.…"
Sep 5, 2011
Lynne Hand replied to Caterina Skiniotou's discussion Teacher Education on Second Life
"Just tell them "Resistance is futile."     If you need someone to be rowdy please let me know, I can be very disruptive, as for sex education - sorry - I'm British, the nearest we got to sex education was how to put a condom…"
Aug 4, 2011
David Richardson replied to Caterina Skiniotou's discussion Teacher Education on Second Life
"One project that I've got in mind, but not started yet is to use SL as an environment for letting teacher trainees practise sex education. In the near future, all teachers in Sweden are going to have to be able to teach 'sex och…"
Aug 4, 2011
Caterina Skiniotou commented on Gary Motteram's group SL Experiments Teachers Group
"I would love to see/play the game as well."
Jul 28, 2011
Lynne Hand replied to Caterina Skiniotou's discussion Teacher Education on Second Life
"Hmmm - Quote "I'm not sure that SL would be a very easy environment for general teacher training - too many potential distractions."   Then how can we defend language training in SL?  ROFL  - No offence, but I nearly…"
Jul 24, 2011
Caterina Skiniotou and Lucian Branea are now friends
Jul 19, 2011
Caterina Skiniotou is attending Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi's event
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SLanguages 2011 - 16-18 September 2011 at EduNation and AVALON Learning Islands

September 16, 2011 at 6pm to September 18, 2011 at 12pm
5th SLanguages Annual Symposium******************************* 16-18 September 2011 Friday to Sunday #slang11 The 5th SLanguages Annual Symposium is a FREE annual conference which focuses on language learning in a virtual world(s) founded by Gavin Dudeney of The Consultants-E. Today it is organised by a team of volunteers. The featured theme of this year’s 3-day online conference is 'Serious games' and 'Situated Learning'. It hosts…See More
Jun 29, 2011
Graham Davies replied to Caterina Skiniotou's discussion Teacher Education on Second Life
"The only training that I do in SL is training teachers in the basics of how to use the Viewer. I have done this face-to-face in workshops at the last three EUROCALL conferences (2008, 2009 and 2010), and I'll be running another workshop at…"
Jun 2, 2011
Pete MacKichan replied to Caterina Skiniotou's discussion Teacher Education on Second Life
"Hi Caterina, No, I haven't - I have only been involved in things specific to SL. I'm not sure that SL would be a very easy environment for general teacher training - too many potential distractions. As far as SL stuff is concerned, it…"
Jun 2, 2011
Caterina Skiniotou replied to Caterina Skiniotou's discussion Teacher Education on Second Life
"The phrasing of my question was vague on purpose... I am mainly interested in experiences and insight on running "methodology" (I do not like this term) courses on SL. Cat."
May 21, 2011
ALEXANDRA KOUKOUMIALOU replied to Caterina Skiniotou's discussion Teacher Education on Second Life
"Hi Caterina!   When you say "educating foreign language teachers", do you mean train them to teach in SL or offer them general teacher training i.e. a methodology course?"
May 21, 2011
ALEXANDRA KOUKOUMIALOU left a comment for Caterina Skiniotou
"You're most welcome, Caterina :-) It's always nice to meet a fellow-Greek in SL!"
May 21, 2011
Caterina Skiniotou left a comment for ALEXANDRA KOUKOUMIALOU
"Thank you for adding me to your friends list, Alexandra.   Cat."
May 21, 2011
Caterina Skiniotou and ALEXANDRA KOUKOUMIALOU are now friends
May 21, 2011
Caterina Skiniotou joined Gary Motteram's group
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SL Experiments Teachers Group

This group brings together the members of the existing SL Experiments with teachers from the AVALON project to form a new partnership of teachers interested in working in Second Life and other virtual worlds. All are welcome.
May 20, 2011

Profile Information

When did you first enter Second Life?
2007
What is your avatar's name?
Cat Beam
Which is your favorite site in Second Life? (SLURL)
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Hellenic%20American%20University/122/93/48
Do you own or rent land? (SLURL)
No
What is your professional background?
EFL Teacher, Teacher Educator, Online language and teaching instructor, PhD candidate

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At 11:57 on May 21, 2011, ALEXANDRA KOUKOUMIALOU said…

You're most welcome, Caterina :-)

It's always nice to meet a fellow-Greek in SL!

 
 
 

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