Language Learning and Teaching with the aid of Technology
EUROCALL/CALICO SIGs is a social network
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 :
This Ning is managed by Randall Sadler (Randall Renoir).
See also the EduNation Islands wiki at:
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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Posted by Randall Sadler on December 19, 2013 at 3:02pm
Hello virtual friends!
For those of you who are in the greater New York area, I am pasting information from the
SL Educators mailing list
"A new Meetup Group has been set up in the greater New York area tor educators interested in the use of virtual worlds for educational purposes, especially for ESL/Foreign Language education. For more information connect to the group at: http://www.meetup.com/Virtual-Worlds-for-Real-World-Languages/
The plan is for the group to meet soon in a virtual setting but the initial organization will take place in New York on December 6th.
The group is eager to include participants from anywhere. If you have a special interest in VWs for foreign language or ESL teaching, please check out the blog site: …
Posted by susanna nocchi on November 17, 2013 at 5:05am
I am passing on information on this presentation that is going to take place today.
I hope it's not too late :(
Disability and Virtual Worlds: New Frontiers of Appropriation
PRESENTERS: Tom Boellstorff, Donna Davis, Gentle Heron (panel at AoIR)
SATURDAY October 26, 9:30-11:10 am SLT
Sojourner Auditorium, Virtual Ability Island
Posted by susanna nocchi on October 26, 2013 at 9:28am
one interesting conference that takes place in Florence every year.
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
International Conference ICT for Language Learning
14 – 15 November 2013
we would like to inform you about the 6th edition of the International Conference ICT for Language Learning which will take place in Florence, (Italy) on 14 – 15 November 2013.
The objective of the conference is to promote the sharing of good practice and transnational cooperation in the field of the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to Language…Continue
Posted by susanna nocchi on October 26, 2013 at 9:23am
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
The Journal of Distance Education recently published a highly comprehensive article titled "Creating a Virtual World Mindset: A Guide for First Time Second Life Teachers" by Sharon Stroeger.I would…Continue