Language Learning and Teaching with the aid of Technology

October 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Transfer of ownership of EduNation III Island

The transfer of ownership of EduNation III Island from Gavin Dudeney (Dudeney Ge in SL) to Randall Sadler (Randall Renoir in SL) has now been completed. Randall is busy right now, 27 October 2010, changing the terrain of the island. All the buildings and contents have been removed, so you won't find the EUROCALL and CALICO HQs in their usual place. But it won't be long before we are up and running again and in new accommodation. Keep an eye on this blog for updates. If you are…


Added by Graham Davies on October 27, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

CALICO deadline--October 31st!!!

A reminder that the annual Computer Assisted Language Instruction

Consortium (CALICO) conference will be held in Victoria, British

Columbia, Canada from May 17th-21st, 2011.

The deadline for submitting proposals to present at the conference is Oct 31st, 2010. Find the call for proposals here:

Randall Sadler…


Added by Randall Sadler on October 22, 2010 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

News from Graham Davies

Help for Newbies

I have not been very active in Second Life for the last few days, and I am not sure how active I will be during the SLanguages 2010 conference. I underwent surgery, an exploratory laparoscopy, on 8 October 2010,…


Added by Graham Davies on October 13, 2010 at 4:58am — No Comments

Chinese-English Language Exchange on SL

Greetings All,

I'm an English language tutor from New Zealand. I've just started incorporating SL into my language classroom. In order to take full advantage of SL, I'm looking for volunteers who'd be interested in meeting in SL to have a 5-10 min chat with my students in English (as they're learning English), then in Chinese (as the volunteers would be learning Chinese).

I'm not sure if it's feasible at all, and I'm aware of the time zone differences. But I thought I'd start… Continue

Added by Belma Gaukrodger [CyberAmber] on October 8, 2010 at 10:29pm — No Comments

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