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6th Annual e-Learning symposium 2011, University of Southampton, 27-28 January 2011

AVALON Language Teacher Training Course in Second Life: Different Sides of a 3D World

Susana Lorenzo-Zamorano and Zeynep Onat-Stelma

28 January 2011

In this session we will talk about our experiences on a Language Teacher Training course in Second Life designed as part of the AVALON project (http://avalon-project.ning.com/). We take two perspectives: 

a) that of a tutor (teacher trainer) on the course, and b) that of a teacher participating in the course. From the tutor’s perspective, the session looks at how the pedagogical activities, as they played out in Second Life, represented appropriate and/or ‘effective’ responses to the course aims. From the teacher … Continue Reading

Open Sesame! (Arabic Night) — 13 Dec 2010

This is the first in a short series of sessions on Arabic and the Arab culture. In this session you will discover some interesting facts about the Arabic language, learn some of the Arabic letters and learn how to read Arabic.

We will meet at 8pm CET on the island “Forum Europe” in Second Life.

You can register here by RSVP or drop an email to info@talkademy.org . If you are new to Second Life or need assistance, please show up an hour earlier and send us an email.

Looking forward meeting you “in world” for this phantasmic … Continue Reading