The 5th SLanguages conference just took place on EduNation in Second Life on 16-18 September 2011 and some 493 participants (294 avatarians and 199 participants in Adobe ConnectPro) enjoyed a 3-day program by some 72 guests speakers and Second Life actuaries offering 39 sessions.
The conference saw….
- 493 participants (294 avatarians and 199 participants in Adobe ConnectPro)
- 72 guest speakers and SL actuaries
- 39 sessions which consisted of…
- 3 plenaries
- 1 keynote
- 20 presentations
- 3 workshops
- 8 tours
- 5 language demo lessons
- 1 theatre play
- a Japanese dance performance
- 2 artist exhibitions
- a variety show
- and of course our infamous SLanguages party
The highlights of this conference included a keynote by Hayo Reinders, a workshop featuring SLoodle 2.0, a Jane Eire theatre play by language learners, a Japanese dance performance, a DJ supported opening show of two artists in SL and two spcecial tours, one to World of Warcraft by Lyr Lobo and one to a role-playing combatting sim in SL (real serious games).
The original program can be found here SLANGUAGES PROGRAMME
The recordings are published as individual blogs and are as follows
PLENARY: Virtual Cultures Research as situated learning? / Prof. Dr. Urte Undine Frömming aka Augenblick Winkler and Tobias Becker, Thomas John, Emma Corbett-Ashby, Fidel Devkoto, Manizhe Ali, Elena Quintarelli, Lidia Rossner