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... If we accept that language, culture and identity are intertwined, the knowledge of a foreign l…
If we accept that language, culture and identity are intertwined, the knowledge of a foreign language should heighten this awareness and understanding as it provides insight into other patterns of meaning and experience. However, in many contexts, little or superficial attention is given to this live, complex inter-cultural, inter-disciplinary and personal dimension of learning a new language so the experience remains fragmented and frustrating for learners and teachers alike.
How do we move from bits, bytes, pixels and sprites to connecting the dots?
Beyond bits, bytes, pixels and sprites
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... Session Title: Connect, Communicate and Collaborate
Recent developments in ICTs (Information …
Session Title: Connect, Communicate and Collaborate
Recent developments in ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) have enabled learners to connect, interact and collaborate through multimedia using a mix of free, web-based applications and services. The presenter will show how students from an international secondary school in Sao Paulo, Brazil took advantage of the social networking potential of the Web to contact, connect and engage in conversation with experts, other educators and peers from different countries. Participants will be given an overview of collaborative projects involving practice in the target language mediated by social tools in order to facilitate and extend communicative and cultural practice beyond classroom settings. Below I have summed up the main activities I have engaged in with my students and the
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Activities, Tools and Artifacts
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Individual blogs for reflection on learning process
Posts to develop arguments for Copa webquest