Thanks for discussing this here. I am the SIGs Coordinator for TESOL Arabia and am following up on suggestions that our organisation should establish a Ning - and SocialGo has also been mentioned. Here's my quandary - I am an IATEFL member,…"
"Yes, Gwen, exactly. I decided to try SL when I got an announcement about a Museums and Virtual Worlds Conference last year, but it was quite a saga getting set up. Luckily Dennis was really supportive and Vance and another friend clued me in about…"
Thanks for your message...I've been in Ras Al Khaimah for 6 years now. I teach at English World, a language school started 2 years ago by an Australian ELT professional. It's a great place to work, I teach a range of English…"
"Thanks for uploading this. I have circulated it on our TESOL Arabia ilearn discussion group to give my UAE colleagues an idea of what can be done in SL - unfortunately tho' we are behind a firewall here, so have to get creative to join in!"
Which is your favorite site in Second Life? (SLURL)
Do you own or rent land? (SLURL)
What is your professional background?
EFL/ESL Teacher; ILC Coordinator; Tutorial Centre coordinator; Co-Chair TESOL Arabia Learner Independence SIG; TESOL Arabia SIGs Coordinator.
MA Applied Linguistics/TESOL; currently - MA Museum Studies
Comment Wall (2 comments)
You need to be a member of AVALON to add comments!
Thanks for your message...I've been in Ras Al Khaimah for 6 years now. I teach at English World, a language school started 2 years ago by an Australian ELT professional. It's a great place to work, I teach a range of English courses including general English and test preparation. I started my Masters in TESOL with the University of Edinburgh last year but only really discovered SL and Avalon are couple of months ago when I started my Online Language Learning course..What are you doing in Abu Dhabi??