Archive for November, 2015

Panel Discussion on the Use of Machinima in the Language Classroom

November 25, 2015

 Using Machinima in the foreign language classroom: Reporting on the EU-funded CAMELOT Project. Dr Michael Thomas, UCLan (UK), co-ordinator of the CAMELOT Project, moderated a panel discussion with Sandra Gasber, LinguaTV (Germany), Jana Cepickova, University of West Bohemia (Czech Republic) and Christel Schneider, CSiTrain (Germany), presenting the outcomes of the CAMELOT Project at Leuphana University […]

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Keynote at the Conference: Language.Learning.Technology.

November 25, 2015

Dr Michael Thomas gave a powerful presentation on ‘Critical Perspectives on CALL and the Potential of Task-,Project- and Phenomenon-based – Learning with Technology at the international conference on Language-Learning-Technology (20-21 November) at the Institute of English Studies, Centre for Modern Languages, Leuphana Universität, Lüneburg (Germany) today. In his talk he referred to the great results […]

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Webinar: PETALL: a European project on technology-mediated TBLT

November 24, 2015

Title: PETALL: a European project on technology-mediated TBLT by Antonio Lopes Friday, Nov 27, at 10:30am UK time   To watch the recording visit: http://breeze01.uclan.ac.uk/p6jq198j0fw/                 PETALL is the acronym for European Task-based Activities for Language Learning. This is a project funded by the European Commission through the Lifelong Learning Programme […]

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8th SLanguages Annual Symposium 

November 3, 2015

14-15 November 2015 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 […]

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Interview with Ann Nowak

November 1, 2015

Ann Nowak talks to Christel Schneider about her experiences with using machinima in her language classroom. After Ann had created her first machinima at MachinEVO in 2014 she got really hooked and has created over 50 machinima since. She was part of the moderating team at MachinEVO 2015 and also talks about her experience as […]

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