Opera Joven Tour

SATURDAY, 29 September 2012 – 1pm GMT | 6am SLT | 10pm TYO Recording (48min): http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p70rxnxzkzm/ Opera Joven Tour OPERA JOVEN is a RL non-profit cultural organization that since 2007 promotes Mexican culture  in SL through arts, culture and education. The group’s main project in SL is the replica of the … Continue reading

English language training for people who communicate across cultures

SATURDAY, 29 September 2012 – 12pm GMT | 5am SL | 9pm TYO Recording (48):http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p79myi4asii/ English language training for people who communicate across cultures Most English language conversations take place between people who speak English as a second language rather than between native speakers. Increasingly, these conversations are between people from different … Continue reading

The PADS Project: Using Second Life to promote language use in beginning language students

SATURDAY, 29 September 2012 – 11am GMT | 4am SL | 8pm TYO Recording (55min): http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p7y3gnyq2xg/ The PADS Project:  Using Second Life to promote language use in beginning language students The presentation discusses a two-year transdisciplinary project that integrated a wide variety of modalities including Second Life in order to … Continue reading

Critcally Minded

SATURDAY, 29 September 2012 –  1am SL | 8am GMT | 5pm TYO Recording (46min): http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p2w93pwu0m9/ Critcally Minded In 2010, the presenter created the podcast, Critically Minded: Critical Thinking For 2nd Language Learners. Around the same time he also began the initial stages in the creation of a Critical Thinking Skills … Continue reading

Normalising the use of SL: the design and preparation of Linnaeus University’s ‘Teaching in English’ course

Saturday, 29 September 2012  1am SLT 8 am GMT Recording (55min): http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p8wu18sawj8/ Normalising the use of SL: the design and preparation of Linnaeus University’s ‘Teaching in English’ course  Teaching in English is an 8 EC course which will be run by Linnaeus University in south-eastern Sweden for teachers of specialist … Continue reading

Who watches the watcher?

FRIDAY, 28 September 2012 – 2pm SL | 9pm GMT | 5am TYO (Sat) Recording (49min): http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p3a2s2fhd3n/   Who watches the watcher? The British Computer Society (BCS) island in SL is locked for use with school children from around theworld. It is used for learning modern languages and computer science. We describe the legal … Continue reading