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Romance Language Pilot Project at Vic Uni

FRIDAY, 28 September 2012 - 1pm SL | 8pm GMT| 9pm UK | 4am TYO (Sat)

Recording (52min):…

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Added by Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi on October 6, 2012 at 16:40 — No Comments

Immersive Games for Language Teaching in Virtual Worlds

FRIDAY, 28 September 2012 - 1pm SL | 8pm GMT | 4am TYO (Sat)

Recording (49min): http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p2vwcbk7lrk/…

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Added by Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi on October 6, 2012 at 16:30 — No Comments

GAMESMOOC Explorations in Educational Games

FRIDAY, 28 September 2012- 11am SLT | 6pm GMT | 2am TYO (Sat)

Recording (1h05min): http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p5pmqatz2el/

KEYNOTE 

GAMESMOOC Explorations in Educational…

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Added by Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi on October 6, 2012 at 16:00 — No Comments

Total Language Training: How Virtual Worlds will define the Future of Language Learning

FRIDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER 2012- 10am SLT | 5pm GMT | 1am TYO (Sat)

Recording (53min):…

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Added by Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi on October 6, 2012 at 16:00 — No Comments

Welcome Address SLanguages 2012

FRIDAY, 28 September 2012- 9am SLT | 4pm GMT | 12am TYO (Sat)

Recording (49min): http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p2uhaqv863l/

 

Youtube Welcome Address 1/3: …

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Added by Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi on October 6, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

Pre-conference Workshop NEW TO SECOND LIFE?

SUNDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER 2012 - 1am SL | 8am GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/23Sept1amSLT

Recordings: 

Recording Part 1 (1h 11min):…

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Added by Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi on October 2, 2012 at 17:14 — No Comments

Timezone Debate during SLanguages

Have you ever wondered why GMT and Greenich and UK time are not the same???

You are not alone!!!

Read this funny conversation during SLanguages .....

[01:36] Heike Philp (gwen.gwasi): great to see you

[01:36] Heike Philp (gwen.gwasi): brb

[01:37] (no name): hiii you…

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Added by Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi on September 30, 2012 at 10:33 — No Comments

Five years in Second Life

Below please find the table of contents and the abstract of my book on Second Life, which you'll find at http://wa.amu.edu.pl/~swlodek/PAVing EFL in SL.pdf. The book is free to download. I use this opportunity to thank those of you who have made my project possible by supporting me in many ways: as participants of my activities, as teachers and educators, as analysts and thinkers, as workshop…

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Added by Włodzimierz Sobkowiak on September 28, 2012 at 9:09 — No Comments

If you build it, they will come - EduNation's success story

<  Update: 1 plot left as we are happy and proud to welcome Tuncer Can, PhD from Istanbul University English Language Teaching  Department, who would like to implement some activities on Second Life for his around 90 pre-service English teachers at their University >>>

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Added by Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi on September 1, 2012 at 13:30 — 4 Comments

MACHINIMA UWA CONTEST: SEEK WISDOM - Winners of this years grand prizes!!!

(republished from the UWA blog)
 
MACHINIMUWA V: SEEK WISDOM - Overall Winners


MachinimUWA V: 1st Prize (L$140,000) - 71 Points

THE LAST SYLLABLE OF RECORDED TIME by Tutsy Navarathna (Pondicherry, India)…

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Added by Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi on August 18, 2012 at 22:30 — No Comments

Alsic - Volume 12, numéro 2, 2012: annonce de parution

Pour tous les francophones parmi vous, les trois premiers textes du numéro 2 du volume 15, 2012, de la revue ALSIC sont en ligne , http://alsic.revues.org/2489.

Ce numéro est un numéro spécial, dirigé par Maud Ciekanski et Charlotte Dejean-Thircuir, qui regroupe des textes faisant suite au colloque "Epal 2011, Échanger pour apprendre en ligne".

Vous pouvez d'ores et déjà consulter les textes suivants.…



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Added by Edith Paillat on July 3, 2012 at 22:24 — No Comments

Celebration of Graham Davies' Life

On Sunday, 1st July 2012, 7am SLT/ 2pm GMT (3pm UK time) we met on EduNation to celebrate the life of Graham Davies, founder and first president of EuroCALL who passed away on 21st of June (2 weeks after his 70th birthday) after a long battle with cancer.

RECORDING (58min)  …

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Added by Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi on July 1, 2012 at 19:30 — 3 Comments

sigve - View and Vote--EduMachinima Festival 2012

Now it is time to view and vote!…

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Added by Jens Kjaer Olsen aka Jens Nerido on June 24, 2012 at 14:36 — No Comments

"Educator's Paradise"

Our Machinima is taking part in

SIGVE's EduMachinima 

@ISTE Conference on

JUNE 26

530 - 730 pm

http://sigve.iste.wikispaces.net/EduMachinima+Fest+Educators



Remember to vote!…

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Added by Jens Kjaer Olsen aka Jens Nerido on June 23, 2012 at 14:55 — No Comments

Call for Papers: Open Educational Resources in Languages

Open Educational Resources in Languages



Call for Papers

Articles are being solicited for a special edition of the journal of Computer Assisted Language Learning (Taylor & Francis Group) to be published in 2013. Homepage of the journal: …

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Added by Michael Thomas on June 21, 2012 at 10:41 — No Comments

TranceFormational Learning AI - 12 Weeks Bots course

This is not a "workshop" or a quick "class", but a 12-week program teaching how to create powerful "intelligent characters" for use in Second Life learning or training activities...or to add something to games & other activities. Examples might be:

- A tour-guide at a historical site or museum

- An unhappy customer coming to your Customer Service Desk,

- Participants around the table during a business meeting,

- An interviewer,

- An…

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Added by Edith Paillat on June 19, 2012 at 0:27 — No Comments

"Instructional Technology - Bringing Learning Closer or Increasing the Distance?"

The recordings of the live stream from the LangTech at the KFLC 2012 special session:

 "Instructional Technology - Bringing Learning Closer or Increasing the Distance?" are available on: 

 http://www.rch.uky.edu/publications.html in the first section entitled "LangTech at the KFLC - Special Events".

  •  keynote presentation: "Digital Games and Language Learning: Bridging the…
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Added by Edith Paillat on June 18, 2012 at 22:48 — No Comments

Offre de formation gratuite sur les techniques d'enseignement FLE en 3D

Je suis à la recherche de professeurs de FLE experimentés ou étudiants en Master 2 de FLE intéressés par l'enseignement à distance en univers virtuel 3D.

Cette formation en français uniquement se déroulera sur 40 heures à raison de 4 heures par semaine sur 10 semaines (2 session par semaine) et débutera mi-juin 2012. Aucune experience en univers 3D n'est nécessaire. Ceci est une formation pilote afin d'en évaluer le contenu par votre feedback. Plus d'…

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Added by Edith Paillat on June 11, 2012 at 1:03 — No Comments

PHD thesis on the impact of Voice in Virtual Worlds

Greg Wadley @ the University of Melbourne recently completed a PhD thesis on the impact of voice on the user experience of virtual worlds, some of you might be interested to see it. He did the research a few years ago, but went to work on other projects and only submitted last year. 

The thesis is available from the University of Melbourne digital repository at…

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Added by Edith Paillat on June 11, 2012 at 0:15 — No Comments

Glasgow Online

The 46th Annual International IATEFL Conference & Exhibition

http://iatefl.britishcouncil.org/2012/ 

with courtesy by Vance Stevens who compiled this great list.

Time: March 20, 2012 to March 23, 2012…

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Added by Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi on March 23, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

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