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8th Annual SLanguages Conference this weekend!!!

Greetings all,The 8th Annual SLanguages Symposium takes place this coming weekend on EduNation Island in the Virtual World of Second Life.  Anyone is welcome to attend!!  If you have an interest in language learning in virtual and gaming environments this may be a good conference to attend.  Since it takes place in a…See More
Nov 11, 2015
Teresa MacKinnon commented on Randall Sadler's group CMC SIG
"Just set up an open G+ community to help us connect and share more widely with the world. There is lots of interest in CMC in all disciplines but lots of expertise here in the language community, I am hoping this could be a way of connecting us…"
Aug 18, 2015
Teresa MacKinnon posted a status
"Looking forward to seeing many friends including Luisa and Susanna next week at Eurocall :)"
Aug 17, 2015
Virginie Privas Bréauté is now a member of EUROCALL/CALICO SIGs
Jun 10, 2015
Dr. Nellie Deutsch posted an event
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Second Life MOOC April 2015 at Online

April 1, 2015 at 12pm to April 30, 2015 at 12pm
Second Life MOOC will take place from April 1-30, 2015 on WizIQ (click here to acces the course). The theme of the current MOOC is peace through learning and connecting online for instruction and learning via web technologies such as Second Life. The MOOC will focus on connecting online for collaborative learning and teaching around the world through Second Life. The live presentations will include the speakers’ reflective process…See More
Jun 9, 2015
Teresa MacKinnon commented on Randall Sadler's group VW SIG
"shot from Scott Grant's session today on the VEL project "
Apr 1, 2015
Teresa MacKinnon posted a status
"Online webinar that will be of interest here I think http://transformingassessment.com/civicrm/event/info?id=10&reset=1"
Mar 15, 2015
Dr. Nellie Deutsch posted a blog post
Mar 14, 2015
Randall Sadler posted a blog post

Texturing and Coloring Workshop today--10AM SL time

Education in Second Life 2015 WorkshopsJoin us for a series of workshops aimed at teachers interested in teaching in the Virtual World Second Life.  All workshops are free and open to the public.  These workshops assume basic proficiency in SL (knowing how to move, access your inventory, etc.).When: 10AM SL(US West Coast) time, 7pm Central European Time zoneWhere: EduNation Island Sandbox: …See More
Mar 9, 2015
Teresa MacKinnon replied to Teresa MacKinnon's discussion Invitation to joint event in the group VW SIG
"Here's the recording link folks - to be enjoyed whenever you get time :)"
Mar 8, 2015
Teresa MacKinnon commented on Randall Sadler's group CMC SIG
"Recording of cmc/vw joint sig show and tell"
Mar 8, 2015
Helena Galani joined Randall Sadler's group
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VW SIG

The EUROCALL/CALICO Virtual Worlds Special Interest Group aims to explore the possibilities of language learning and teaching in virtual worlds such as Second Life. Our new headquarters in Second Life is located here on EduNation III Island : http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/EduNation%20III/74/199/31This Ning is managed by Graham Davies (Groovy…See More
Mar 7, 2015
Helena Galani is now a member of EUROCALL/CALICO SIGs
Feb 26, 2015
susanna nocchi posted photos
Feb 25, 2015
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Feb 25, 2015
susanna nocchi left a comment for Shelwyn Corrigan
"Welcome Shelwyn :) Susanna!"
Feb 14, 2015
 

About the Virtual Worlds SIG

The EUROCALL/CALICO Virtual Worlds Special Interest Group aims to explore the possibilities of language learning and teaching in virtual worlds such as
Second Life. Our new headquarters in Second Life is located here on EduNation III Island :
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/EduNation%20III/74/199/31

This Ning is managed by Randall Sadler (Randall Renoir).

See also the EduNation Islands wiki at:
http://edunation-islands.wikispaces.com

If you are new to Second Life see the ICT4LT website, Section 14.2.1, Module 1.5.

You may also be interested in this EUROCALL Ning:
EUROCALL Teacher Education SIG: http://eurocallteachereducation.ning.com

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8th Annual SLanguages Conference this weekend!!!

Greetings all,

The 8th Annual SLanguages Symposium takes place this coming weekend on EduNation Island in the Virtual World of Second Life.  Anyone is welcome to attend!!  If you have an interest in language learning in virtual and gaming environments this may be a good conference to attend.  Since it takes place in a Virtual World, you can happily attend from home in your pjs!

If you want to attend but need a primer on using Second Life I’d be happy to meet to get you up to speed.  See the details below.

Hope to see you there,

Randall Sadler

Time: November 14, 2015 to November 15, 2015

Location: EduNation in Second Life

Organized By: Heike Philp aka Gwen…

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Posted by Randall Sadler on November 11, 2015 at 1:59pm

Speakers for the SLMOOC in April 2015

Posted by Dr. Nellie Deutsch on March 14, 2015 at 11:30am

Texturing and Coloring Workshop today--10AM SL time

Education in Second Life 2015 Workshops

Join us for a series of workshops aimed at teachers interested in teaching in the Virtual World Second Life.  All workshops are free and open to the public.  These workshops assume basic proficiency in SL (knowing how to move, access your inventory, etc.).

When: 10AM SL(US West Coast) time, 7pm Central European Time zone

Where: EduNation Island Sandbox: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/EduNation/99/169/23

See the flyer here!

Mar 9th:  Texturing and Coloring

Posted by Randall Sadler on March 9, 2015 at 10:05am

EDSL15: Education in Second Life 2015 Workshops

EDSL15

Education in Second Life 2015 Workshops

Join us for a series of workshops aimed at teachers interested in teaching in the Virtual World Second Life.  All workshops are free and open to the public.  These workshops assume basic proficiency in SL (knowing how to move, access your inventory, etc.).

When: Noon SL (US West Coast) time, 7pm Central European Time zone

Where: EduNation Island Sandbox:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/EduNation/99/169/23

See the flyer here!

Feb 23rd:  Basic Building Workshop…

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Posted by Randall Sadler on February 13, 2015 at 2:00pm

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Monthly meeting in SL 2 Replies

1. We are thinking of having a monthly meeting in SL, where we can sit and exchange ideas, talk about our projects or about any other topic that can be of interest to us as students, teachers or…Continue

Started by Bart Pardoel in Sample Title. Last reply by Bart Pardoel Jan 14, 2015.

Conference on Virtual Worlds in Tilburg, NL

Who will be there?(Site is in Dutch, registration is free)…Continue

Started by Bart Pardoel in Sample Title Nov 3, 2014.

Research in SL 1 Reply

Hello all,I am an English teacher in Cyprus and I would like to do an online research in classes going online in SL (PhD study). Are you aware of any?  The fact is that SL is not used at all in…Continue

Started by Maria Iosifina in Sample Title. Last reply by Stella Hadjistassou Jun 4, 2014.

Identity construction 1 Reply

Hi everyone. I hope everyone is having a great semester. I was wondering if anyone has done some work in identity construction in SL? I have come across some info but mainly anecdotal. Can anyone…Continue

Started by Stella Hadjistassou in Sample Title. Last reply by susanna nocchi Apr 3, 2012.

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