Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Dr. Goria awarded with the Lord Dearing Award

Dr. Goria was chosen as one of the winners of this year's Lord Dearing Awards
Dr. Cecilia Goria, Director of the Master of Arts in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching, was awarded with the Lord Dearing Award*.

In her proposal emphasised the way that informed use of digital technologies facilitate her efforts to innovate and excel. As she wrote in her abstract: "My contribution to teaching and learning is special, because I make informed use of the latest technologies, emphasising student-led learning and autonomy. Characterised by the ongoing commitment to innovation, a broad variety of methods and the development of best practice my teaching combines Face-to-Face (F2F) with Distance Learning (DL) pedagogies."

* The Lord Dearing Awards acknowledge the outstanding achievements of University of Nottingham staff in enhancing the student learning experience.

For more information about this year's Lord Dearing Awards winners:

Monday, 20 July 2015

Jane Basnett: What the MA in DTLT has done for me so far and my thoughts on what I am discovering now

Jane Basnett - second year student currently writing her dissertation - reflects on her experience studying for the Master of Arts in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching.

Read Jane's post:

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Only for students of the MA in DTLT: Dissertation Show on Thursday 23 July

Poster for the Dissertation Show created by one of our students, Chryso Pelekani
Students of the Master of Arts in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching are invited to the online Dissertation Show on Thursday, 23 July at 11 a.m. (UK time).

The Dissertation Show is an excellent opportunity for students working on their dissertations to present what they have done so far and their plans for completion and get feedback from their peers and tutors. It aims also to provide ideas and tips for future research on the broad area of language teaching and learning with digital technologies to students who will undertake their dissertation during the next semester.

For more information about the Dissertation Show, please contact the MA in DTLT programme director Dr. Cecilia Goria (

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Lesson Plans submitted to the Competition are now available online!

The social media promotion team of the MA in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching hosted a lesson plan competition for all teachers worldwide. The contest attracted the interest of many educators and we had some great lesson plans submitted.
What is more important, contestants gave their permission to share publicly their lesson plans so everyone could benefit from them. 

We created a special board on our Pinterest account where you can find a collection of the lesson plans submitted in the competition: