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Conversation with John Lester Part I

October 19, 2016

October 2016 After a short summer break, we are taking up our weekly interviews again. I am happy to introduce John Lester, known as Pathfinder in virtual worlds. John works as a Software Designer, Product Manager, and Community Developer inMontreal, Québec, Canada. His background is in neuroscience research, and he has developed a deep interest […]

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Interview with Teresa MacKinnon

July 2, 2016

Teresa MacKinnon is Principal Teaching Fellow (e-learning) at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Warwick, UK.  She has worked for 30 years in language education (secondary and higher) and is an early adopter of technology in language teaching. She has been involved in research into the use of voice in […]

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Christel Schneider in Conversation with Jens Kjaer Olsen

May 25, 2016

Jens Kjaer Olsen is a Virtual Learning Consultant, Editor, ICT Consultant and Language Teacher. He has a Danish Teaching Diploma and an Educational Diploma in ICT. He is an experienced ESL and Media Teacher. Jens has 40 years of teaching experience and used to teach children from 6 – 16 years at a Primary School […]

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Conversation with Helena Galani

March 27, 2016

In her conversation with Christel Schneider, Helena Galani discusses how she involves her students in the process of creating machinima and explains how useful such machinima are for personal achievement and feedback. Helena Galani [ErlinaAzure] holds an RSA Diploma, M.A. ELT (Applied Linguistics through Corpora for Teacher Education purposes), certification in Adult Education, the skills […]

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Conversation with Eva Adamcova

March 2, 2016

Eva Adamcova explains how she uses machinima created to teach health and safety issues to engineers. 

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EVO Sessions 2016 – Last Call for Participation!

January 8, 2016

EVO 2016 offers open online professional development sessions and workshops to teachers of English around the globe. Since 2001, the Electronic Village Online, a project of TESOL’s CALL Interest Section, has been offering free online professional development sessions to language teachers world-wide. The Electronic Village Online (EVO 2016) is a project of TESOL’s Computer-Assisted Language Learning […]

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Christel Schneider im Gespräch mit Dr Ellinor Haase

January 4, 2016

Dr Ellinor Haase im Gespräch mit Christel Schneider über den Sinn von Machinima in der Erwachsenenbildung. Ellinor has always worked in adult education. First as head of Romance Languages at the adult education centre in Bochum, Germany. During that time she conducted a lot of teacher training for teachers of French, Spanish and German or […]

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Interview with Alicja Bomirska

December 1, 2015

Alicija Bomirska, who teaches English at a Secondary School in Poland was one of the teacher participants from the Machinima Open Online Training course MOOT 2, where she learnt how to make Machinima. Prior to that she had not been in Second Life® but learned a lot and created a few machinima during the course […]

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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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