Language Learning and Teaching with the aid of Technology

July 2010 Blog Posts (4)

New Ning pricing plans

This is to let you know that we have signed up for the Ning Mini pricing plan, so this Ning will continue to exist in its current form. We are therefore not migrating to a new network. The fee is modest at $19.95 per year, plus a discount for early payment. This fee is to be covered by EUROCALL. There is a drawback, however, as the Ning Mini plan restricts us to 150 members:

At present we…


Added by Graham Davies on July 21, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

The 1920s Berlin Project in Second Life

This is the website for The 1920s Berlin Project in Second Life:…


Added by Graham Davies on July 16, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Second Life - the long goodbye (re Gavin Dudeney's blog)

There is a very lively discussion taking place right now in Gavin Dudeney’s That’SLife blog in a thread headed Second Life - the long goodbye. Gavin has decided to say goodbye to SL, at least in terms of continuing to play a role in using SL for teaching and training. He has decided that SL is not the most suitable environment for educators, citing technical problems, the unfriendliness of Viewer 2…


Added by Graham Davies on July 15, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

Language teacher communities in Second Life

When I started exploring Second Life in 2007 to find out whether it had to offer something for language teaching and learning, I didn't know anybody in SL and only made slow progress, which was very frustrating. You can read more about my first steps and experiences in these blog posts:

First steps in Second Life…


Added by Nergiz Kern on July 10, 2010 at 4:11am — 1 Comment

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