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8th SLanguages Annual Symposium 2015

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8th SLanguages Annual Symposium 2015

Time: November 14, 2015 to November 15, 2015
Location: EduNation in Second Life
Website or Map: http://www.slanguages.org
Event Type: web, conference
Organized By: Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi
Latest Activity: Nov 14, 2015

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8th SLanguages Annual Symposium 

14-15 November 2015 (Sat/Sun)

Come and join us at SLanguages Annual Symposium, a two day online conference on language learning in virtual worlds held for the 8th time on EduNation in Second Life.

The two main topics of the conference are machinima (cinematic productions of real-time conversations in virtual environments) on Saturday, 14 Nov 2015 starting at 12pm GMT and language learning games on Sunday, 15 Nov 2015 starting at 9am GMT. 

We meet on EduNation in Second life and there are tours to various virtual worlds like OpenSim, Edmondo, Kitely, Minecraft, Unity 3D etc. some of which you may want to attend via our livestream.

Here are the highlights:

- a CAMELOT symposium, an Istanbul University symposium and a Minecraft symposium

keynotes by Stylianos Mystakidis of OpenEducationEuropa, JayJay Zifanwe of the University of Western Australia, Gord Holden on immersive technology for learning in schools, Nick Zwarts of the TiLA project

- a film festival, fire side chats, games parks, water sports fun, tours and a party with the Cheerleaders

For the provisional program please klick here

http://tinyurl.com/SLanguages2015

It is free to attend and all of the sessions are being streamed and recorded in Adobe Connect. You do not need an avatar to attend but if you do join us in Second Life on EduNation and if it is your first time to do so, we are happy to assist and look forward to meeting you inworld.  

// Twitter hashtag: #slang15 //

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Comment by Sandra Annette Rogers on November 10, 2015 at 15:28

Do you have a link to share that does not require a login to this Ning? I need to replace it on my blog post about the event. THanks!

Comment by Sandra Annette Rogers on November 10, 2015 at 15:26

Hi Heike, I blogged and tweeted about your event. Best of luck with this year's conference! Virtual hugs, Sand Guardian aka Sandra Rogers

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