Language learning and teaching in virtual worlds
A Virtual Worlds Special Interest Group dedicated to the exploration of virtual worlds for teaching and learning foreign languages.
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 Graham Davies (Groovy Winkler) and 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
Posted by Shamblesguru on May 29, 2013 at 9:52
Sorry for the late notice on the blog, but we are having a Winter Ice Skating Party on EduNation on December 16th:
Sunday, 16 December 2013, 7pm GMT / 11am SLT ~ about 3h
EduNation III Center Atoll
Posted by Randall Sadler on December 15, 2012 at 1:22
With the excellent help of Graham Davies' relatives, the official ownership of the CALICO/EUROCALL VW SIG Ning has now been passed over to yours truly. One issue that we had been experiencing was that our Ning was maxxed out at 150 members, the most allowed in the cheaper version of the Ning. I pitiched in some money to upgrade us, so now the Ning can have up to 10,000 members. I think that should cover things nicely. I'm looking for input on future directions of the…
This year is the 6th annual SLanguages Conference. Please join us for 3 days of presentations (about 50 in total), workshops, demo lessons, and tours all related to language learning online. The conference presenters and attendees come from all around the world, so…Continue
Posted by Randall Sadler on September 24, 2012 at 16:30
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