Archive for February, 2015

Producing machinima in virtual worlds: What are the legal issues?

February 20, 2015

Webinar: Dr Andreas Lober – Producing machinima in virtual worlds: What are the legal issues? Recording: http://breeze01.uclan.ac.uk/p7q9casu4t3/ March 27th 10.15 UK Time “Dr. Andreas Lober is Partner at BEITEN BURKHARDT’s Frankfurt office and a member of the IP/IT/Media practice group. He advises national and international companies in the media and technology sector (in particular Internet, mobile applications […]

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Using Minecraft in Storytelling

February 20, 2015

Webinar: 13th March, 10.30 – 11.30 am GMT Chris Bailey, teacher, has been running a MineCraft club with Y6 children for the last three years. He is going to talk to use about the use of MineCraft in storytelling.  To watch the recording follow this link. Abstract: Storying in and around a Minecraft Community Recent […]

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Video, Games, Language Learning and Literacy

February 20, 2015

Recording Link :  Video games and Digital Literacy in Education: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly James Paul Gee, Arizona State University 11th May 2015  15:00 UK time (GMT+1) There is an immense amount of interest in—and even hype around—video games going to school.  Some have blamed me, in part, for this, for better or […]

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Istanbul University Drama Group on the Forefront

February 12, 2015

                Teacher Trainees from Istanbul University produced fantastic machinima under the guidance of Dr Tuncer Can. In an interview with Christel Schneider the students explained the great advantages they see in creating and using machinima in language teaching. They were extremely positive and enthusiastic about the possibilities virtual […]

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The Future of Education –

February 9, 2015

PIXEL FIRENCE invites you to the Future of Education Conference. CALL FOR PAPERS – International Conference on The Future of Education. You can now submit papers for the 5th edition of the Future of Education International Conference which will take place in Florence (Italy) on 11 -12 June 2015. The accepted papers will be published […]

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Open House – Euroversity Association Kick-Off

February 9, 2015

EUROCALL/CALICO SIGs are starting their Show and Tell series on February 19th at 20:00 CET on AVALON Island. The event will be an Open House for Euroversity, hosted by Judith Molka-Danielsen (aka Aklom Haifisch) for the Euroversity Association.The idea is to get to talk about our experience in virtual worlds, our research and activities in […]

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DaFWebKon 2015

February 8, 2015

Die diesjährige DaFWebKon 2015 findet vom 6. – 8. März unter dem Motto “Spielerisch gestalten” statt. Christel Schneider beschreibt für das CAMELOT Projekt, wie sie auf der Suche nach inspirierenden Ideen für den Unterricht in virtuellen Lernumgebungen auf fantastische Orte gestoßen ist, deren Atmosphäre und spielerisches Design sie dazu angeregt haben, einen Lernraum zu schaffen, […]

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Interview with Dr Tuncer Can

February 2, 2015

Asst. Prof. Tuncer Can, PhD 2011, from Istanbul University, English Language Teaching Department where he currently lectures. MA completed in 2004 on “Constructivism”. In 2005, being granted a Fulbright Scholarship he spent two terms at Syracuse University, NY, USA, where he taught Turkish via videoconferencing. Besides training pre-service language teachers, he has been teaching English […]

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