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Eurocall and the benefits of sharing in education

bolognaOn March 29th, the University of Bologna (Italy) will welcome the participants of a new edition of the Eurocall CMC & Teacher Education SIGs Annual Workshop. This year’s conference motto is Learning Through Sharing: Open Resources, Open Practices, Open Communication. Openness, and its adoption in language teaching and learning, will thus be the central discussion topic of the 2012 Eurocall.

Taking into account the open nature of SpeakApps, a few project members from UOC, RUG and JYU will be participating in this event by presenting the paper The SpeakApps Teacher Training Programme: a meta-design … Continue Reading

SpeakApps a les Jornades de Llengües Estrangeres. SpeakApps at the Catalonian Foreign Languages Conference

jornades-salouEl passat 26 novembre, SpeakApps es va presentar en el marc de les novenes Jornades de Llengües Estrangeres, organitzades pels serveis territorials del Departament d’Ensenyament a la província a Tarragona. Com a coordinador de SpeakApps, l’equip de la UOC va protagonitzar una de les darreres ponències de les jornades, en el transcurs de la qual es van detallar les principals característiques del projecte, com ara les eines de treball desenvolupades (Langblog, Videochat i Tandem). Així mateix, també es van explicar les dues àrees de les que consta la plataforma: … Continue Reading

The 4th edition of the “ICT for Language Learning”

firenzeOn October, the 20th and 21st was held in Florence, Italy, the 4th edition of the “ICT for Language Learning”. This international conference is oriented to share good practices and promote collaboration in the field of ICT to language learning and training. The SpeakApps project presentation was very well received and many attendees have contacted us expressing their interest. Our intention is to disseminate as much as possible the project in relevant congresses such as this one in order to gain feedback from experts as well as to … Continue Reading