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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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Using short films in language teaching

October 1, 2015

Webinar: Using short films in language teaching Kieran Donaghy ELT Writer and Teacher Trainer Fri, 9th October at 11am UK time To Watch the recording: http://breeze01.uclan.ac.uk/p6j0ifaflt9/ Kieran founded a web site called Film English which promotes the innovative and creative use of film in English language teaching and learning. All of the lesson plans revolve around the […]

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ELTons Awards 2016!

September 4, 2015

It is that time again folks 🙂 Applications to enter the ELTons competition can now be made! Get over to the ELTons website and enter your project, innovation, book or whatever is new and interesting into the competition. “The ELTons sponsored by Cambridge English, are the only international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in […]

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The changing use of video in teaching and learning

August 26, 2015

Webinar with Sally Reynolds “The changing use of video in teaching and learning” Friday, 25 September 2015, 10:30am UK time. To see the recording: http://breeze01.uclan.ac.uk/p3i6wk3xwsj/ The changing use of video in teaching and learning During this presentation, Sally will talk about how and why video is increasingly seen as a useful teaching tool. She will trace the […]

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Video for ALL – video as a basic tool of language learning

July 27, 2015

Webinar – Video for ALL – video as a basic tool of language learning – Joel Josephson Tuesday, 4th August 2015, 8pm UK time (9pm CET, 10pm Turkey) To watch the recording follow this link: http://breeze01.uclan.ac.uk/p4q59bsx7u9/ Video for ALL – a European Union funded project brings together all current methodologies, ideas and innovative practices to teach and […]

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Medea Awards 2015

July 7, 2015

Everyone making machinima in almost any format may be interested in entering their work for the Media Awards 2016. From the website: “The annual MEDEA Awards for 2016 was launched at the beginning of July with the announcement of several new prizes and a reminder of the deadline for submissions which is 30 November 2015. […]

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3-D Simulation, Virtual Reality and Task Based Language Learning

June 4, 2015

Webinar  3-D Simulation, Virtual Reality and Task-Based Language Learning   – Stephen Quirk 25 June  4pm  UK time To see the recording:http://breeze01.uclan.ac.uk/p936conraaz/ Presenter: Stephen Quirk Interplay Learning squirk@interplay-learning.com Abstract 3-D Simulation, Virtual Reality and Task-Based Language Learning. In this presentation I will highlight some of the key developments in 3-D simulation technology for foreign language learning. […]

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Webinar: Getting the best from digital video – Nik Peachey

May 14, 2015

Webinar: Getting the best from digital video – Nik Peachey 28th May 2015  at 8 – 9 pm UK time (GMT+1) To listen to the recording go to: http://breeze01.uclan.ac.uk/p87ze0ohn6t/ This webinar will look at a range of tools and techniques for exploit the capabilities of digital video. I’ll include a range of ideas and suggestions for […]

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Webinar – Thomas Nolan Kelly

April 22, 2015

“Gamification “: an introduction to virtual worlds for language and CLIL teachers Thursday, 30th April, 19:00-20:00 CET Speaker: Thomas Nolan Kelly This CAMELOT webinar on Gamification (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamification) in language learning/ teaching and CLIL will illustrate the use of Gamification as an introduction to the use of machinima for language and CLIL teachers. To watch the […]

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