LANCELOT, AVALON and CAMELOT, the story continues…

SATURDAY, 29 September 2012 –  2am SL | 9am GMT | 6pm TYO

Recording (38min)

LANCELOT, AVALON and CAMELOT, the story continues…

Language learning at a distance in real-time has been the focus of both EU funded LANCELOT and AVALON project. With LANCELOT it was a virtual classroom and in AVALON it was a virtual world. LANCELOT stands for ‘LANguage Learning with CErtified Live Online Teachers’ and ‘AVALON stands for Access to Virtual and Action Learning Live ONline’. Heike will present the outcomes of both projects and will introduce you to the upcoming planned CAMELOT project, to which she hopes to invite project partners.


Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi is CEO of let’s talk online (founded 2003), technology support for language learning and events in real-time via the internet. Previously she held the position as general manager of LANCELOT School GmbH i.L., an accredited teacher training center for language teaching in real-time via the internet by means of virtual classroom technology and virtual worlds. With over 20 years in education and with Germany’s first live online language school, Philp co-initiated two European funded projects and worked with 35 European partners including 17 universities to develop accredited and certified teacher training courses.  These EU Projects are LANCELOT (LANguage learning with CErtified Live Online Teachers) andAVALON (Access to Virtual and Action Learning live Online. Philp runs her own online conference, the Virtual Round Table conference and is co-organizer of the SLanguages conference in Second Life. She co-owns EduNation islands in Second Life and her blog let’s talk online is a rich resource for language educators with hundreds of events recordings. Currently she lives in Brussels and amongst others conducts webinars and now upcoming a webconference for the British Council.

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