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UNCONFERENCE

But what is an unconference?



An unconference is a part without set program when conference participants get together, vote for a topic that they wish to discuss with others and then split into interest groups. At the end of the 30min discussion everyone meets again  and a spokesman of each group relates their findings. Conferences which are entirely based on this concept are called barcamps…
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Teaching Online: The key ingredients



Friday, 8 October 2010 - 10am GMT




RECORDING: http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p23632804/



In this highly practical webinar we look at online language teaching. We consider tools and techniques, and share tips from our own online teaching… Continue

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Busuu - Europe's largest online community (1 Mio)



RECORDING: http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p19458590/




busuu.com is Europe´s largest online community for learning languages with more than 1 Mio users around the world. We offer free access to interactive language courses in 7 different languages… Continue

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3rd Virtual Round Table Conference WELCOME ADDRESS



3rd Virtual Round Table Conference WELCOME ADDRESS




RECORDING: http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p62293874/



Welcome Address by the conferenc organisers

Heike Philp, LANCELOT SchoolTM GmbH,… Continue

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AVALON Learning Event: Mexican Summer in Second Life

Chichén Itzá is one of the seven wonders of Second Life and its tropical beauty ofset against the backdrop of tall Mayan ruins is breath taking.



Piona Destiny (Dr. Doris Molero) on a beautiful black stallion toured us and then guided us to a place where you can rent horses. On horse back along the beach!



What was…
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Added by Heike Philp on July 29, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Pedagogy of Live Online Teaching with Marina Petrovic and Jose Louwes

When you watch this 90min recording of this event, you will agree with me that live online language teaching has come of age. That in fact, we are now seeing a level of expertise that includes the full array of synchronous (real-time) and asynchronous tools which allows for a fabulous method and tool mix. We are calling this 'BLENDED PLUS' (as coined by avameo)…

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Added by Heike Philp on July 27, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments

Language Teaching Live Online with guest speaker Carl Dowse (Webinar)

Monday, 19 July 2010, 9:30pm CET (Berlin)

59 participants from USA, Greece, the Netherlands, Turkey, India, Uzbekistan, UK, Russia, Egypt, Uruguay, Germany, Poland, Italy, Macedonia, Mexico, Italy, Argentina, Spain, France, Romania, Brazil, Hungary, Marocco, St. Petersburg.



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Language teaching live online is language teaching in real-time at a distance using virtual classroom technology, a collaborative software which is… Continue

Added by Heike Philp on July 20, 2010 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Welcome address: The work of the ECML in support of multilingualism and plurilingual education - language education and technology



Online Presentation

Thu 22 April 2010, 9am GMT



In this welcome address, Dr. Waldemar Martyniuk, Executive Director of ECML introduces the work of ECML in networking expertice throughout Europe to foster plurilingualism of citizens and intercultural education and to empower language teaching professionals through the strengthening of professional networks and the wider community of language…

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Added by Heike Philp on April 24, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

LanguageLab Tour

Recording: http://proj.emea.acrobat.com/p40628030/ (25min)

Fri 23 April 2010, 3pm GMT (World Time)

LanguageLab is Second Life's…

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Elluminate Fire and Ice ESL! An all-inclusive blended learning experience to learn English at a distance



Online Presentation

Thu 22 April 2010, 4pm GMT



Elluminate, Inc., the world’s leading provider of virtual classroom technology, has created an engaging and fun opportunity to learn English as Second Language. The Fire and Ice ESL! program targets primary and secondary school teachers and connects them to certified and native English instructors using the power of the…

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Added by Heike Philp on April 22, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

European Union language projects - resources for you; how to get involved

Thu 22 April 2010 10am GMT

The European Union Lifelong Learning Programme funds a huge programme of education projects every year, but what projects are being funded and how can you get involved?…



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Exploiting rich media web based content for receptive skills work

Nik Peachey

Online Workshop

Thu 22 April 2010 10am GMT



Exploiting a variety of rich media web based content raises a number of issues and challenges for teachers. However it is essential that we face these challenges in order to develop our students' digital literacies and their ability cope with and assimilate information from a number of web based sources.



This session will look at how teachers can quickly create web based receptive skills tasks…

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Image and Text in Second Life: Une littératie en devenir/ The Becoming of Literacy

Thu 22 April 2010, 9:30am GMT

In this book review prior to publishing, Ylva takes the participants through a fascinating journey of using images in Second Life. She presents the results of her indepth phd studies.

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Pecha Kucha Night @ Virtual Round Table conference



Pecha Kucha

Fri 13 November 2009, 9:30pm GMT

A Pecha Kucha is a speedy presentation technique which originated 2003 in Japan and has since taken on a world-tour and todate Pecha Kucha nights are taking place regularily in 250+ cities around the world. What is still relatively new though is to hold Pecha Kuchas live online in a virtual classroom. Kudos to all presenters who had the courage to do so and you will agree,…

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PANEL DISCUSSION: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana



Panel discussion

Fri 13 November 2009, 7pm GMT



Closing panel with 4 panelists who combine a total of more than a century of experience in language learning with technology.



Panelists (in alphabetical order):

Graham Davies

Ton Koenraad

Duane Sider

Vance Stevens…

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LiVE Learning in a Virtual Environment

Online presentation

Fri 13 November 2009, 5pm

LiVE is an acronym for Learning in a Virtual Environment. It is a role-playing game designed to teach English as the player progresses through - and learns about – Sydney, Australia. It works as a tool for ESL facilitators worldwide, by promoting independent learning through the use of a storyline, supported by wikis and…

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Added by Heike Philp on November 13, 2009 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

LinguaTV





Online presentation

Fri 13 November 2009, 4pm GMT



"Learn languages with online videos"

* practical and realistic

* user-friendly and entertaining

* multimedia and interactive

* flexible and personalized

* effective and affordable…



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VOICEbook - collaborative L2 listening





Online Presentation

Fri 13 November 2009, 11:20am GMT



Half a million people in the world now understand English better thanks to VOICEbooks, one of the best-selling multimedia language-learning applications of all time.



The VOICEbook Player is a media player…

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Using English360 to Create Personalized Web-enhanced Learning



Online Presentation

Fri 13 November 2009, 10:30am GMT



Using English360 to create Personalized web-enhanced learning - free authoring tools for learner-centred Business English teaching.





Valentina Dodge…





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DaF Community (German presentation with English translation)

Online Presentation

Fri 13 November 2009, 10am GMT



Lernen Sie die, seit über 3 Jahren aktive DaF Community kennen. Sie besteht aus DaF-Lehrenden aus ganz Europa und darüber hinaus und trifft sich um:

  • Erfahrungen auszutauschen
  • selbst Erfahrungen für den…
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  • English 360
  • Exam English

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