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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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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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Interview with Patrick de Boer

October 1, 2015

Patrick de Boer has been a teacher of Mathematics at secondary level in The Netherlands since 2007. Having experienced bilingual education as a student himself, he adopted CLIL methodologies early in his teaching career. In addition to teaching Maths in English he is currently also CLIL coach at his school. To stimulate professional discussion and […]

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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 English […]

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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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Interview with Ton Koenraad

August 2, 2015

Ton Koenraad, MA, MEd. (TELLConsult, Netherlands) Ton Koenraad, former secondary school language (EFL) teacher, worked for twenty years as teacher educator & e-project manager at the Faculty of Education of Hogeschool Utrecht University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. He has initiated, coordinated and evaluated international projects in the fields of computer supported innovation in […]

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August 2015 : Gespräch mit Sandra Gasber, LinguaTV

August 2, 2015

Sandra Gasber, Deutschland ist Gründerin und Geschäftsführerin der LinguaTV GmbH und verantwortet die Konzeption der Lernplattform LinguaTV.com, in der bereits seit Jahren Gamification Elemente erfolgreich zum Einsatz kommen. Darüber hinaus verantwortet sie die Produktion von Videos und interaktiven Übungen zum Sprachenlernen. Seit 2006 sind unter ihrer Leitung mehr als 1000 Videos in fünf Lernsprachen, darunter […]

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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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