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‘Shaping change in language learning: looking back to move forward’ #AULC14

Last Thursday and Friday I was at the 2014 National Conference of the Association of University Language Centres, which took place in Dublin. Here are my notes: Dr. Thomas Vogel’s vision (Europa-Universitaet Viadrina): Language Centres to become like university hospitals: … Continue reading

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23 Things for Research

I have just recommended this latest 23 Things programme to colleagues and students: http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/23things/. It has already started but you can easily catch up, as it’s self-paced. I will follow it too, and might write about any new things I learn.

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Happy European Day of Languages!

Today is the European Day of Languages, a day to celebrate languages and to promote multilingualism. This fits in nicely with Speak to the Future’s 1000 words campaign that challenges Britons to learn a thousand words in a foreign language. … Continue reading

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15 November: 2013 European Day of Multilingual Blogging #babel2013 #iwe

Antonia is running the European Day of Multilingual Blogging again this year. She first started this project to encourage people to use their foreign language skills to show that not all blogs on the internet are written in English, and … Continue reading

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“Go away and inspire people” – My notes from #LearnPod13

Another year and another big unconference for post-16 learning. Today I attended LearnPod13 organised by Jisc RSC YH and Doncaster College. Session 1: Informal social media use in education, led by @_Daniel_Scott social media used as communication tools, e.g. Facebook page, library … Continue reading

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#CWIL conference: Telecollaboration in language learning

Last week I went to a conference about telecollaboration in language learning. The full title was “Developing digital literacies and intercultural communicative competence for the “global graduate” – Computer Mediated Communication for Interaction in Language Learning” Telecollaboration involves initiatives that … Continue reading

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My notes from Jisc RSC YH E-Learning Conference 2013: Innovate, Create, Inspire #RSCInspire13

As in previous years, JISC’s summer conference was very good, and I met interesting people and learned about new things. Success! You can find my twitter notes from the day here. See the official Storify story here. First session:  creating … Continue reading

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Twitter and Storify help sheets and link to Storify for #rscinspire13

I prepared two help sheets today, to get colleagues started on Twitter and Storify. Here they are: Storify Twitter And here’s my story about digital storytelling for the upcoming Jisc RSC YH E-Learning Conference 2013. Enjoy 🙂 By the way, … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling at #rscinspire13

A colleague and I have submitted a proposal for JISC RSC YH’s Summer Conference (#rscinspire13). You can submit proposals until the end of the month, on the topic of “innovative use of technology to change the way we teach and … Continue reading

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Not quite 23 Things

I promised someone at work a list of things she and others in the world of languages should know about. 5 minutes every day should do it. Here is my list (mostly external links): Microblogging: Twitter and to share tweets at events: Twitter … Continue reading

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