Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Feedback & Text Revision in a telecollaborative project of KS 4 children in England & France

One of our alumni, Jane Basnett, presented her dissertation project at the 7th annual conference (#InnoConf17) in the Innovative Language Teaching and Learning at University series at The Open University on 16th June.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Presentation about the MA in DTLT at the #UONSmart conference

Dr. Cecilia Goria presented today at #UONSmart Conference the participatory pedagogy model that underpins the Master of Arts in Digital Technology for Language Teaching programme.


Thursday, 8 June 2017

Dissertation talk by Jennifer Prescott

One of our students, Jennifer Prescott, will present her dissertation titled "Synchronous computer-mediated communication in a virtual world as preparation for structured oral production" on 23 June, 11 am UK time. You are invited to attend her online presentation which will be held on the Adobe Connect Platform.
In order to attend the event please fill in your details in the following form so we can reserve your place:
 https://goo.gl/forms/dvX4GJjxf9SaIXM52

Monday, 29 May 2017

Just published: Using SmallWorlds to Enhance Social Presence, Group Cohesion, and Group Identity in an Online Postgraduate Course

The Handbook of Research on Collaborative Teaching Practice in Virtual Learning Environments has been just published. The book focuses on program developments in the realm of digital worlds in educational settings and features pedagogical methods relating to cooperative learning, hands-on curriculum, and meta-cognitive dimensions. Among the highlights of the book is a discussion on the use of a Virtual World for strengthening social presence, group cohesion, and group identity in the distance learning postgraduate programme Digital Technologies for Language Teaching in Chapter 5 authored by Angelos Konstantinidis.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Studentships for the MA in DTLT

The School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies is offering a number of studentships and fee waivers for students of the Master of Arts in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching. Masters studentships include home fees-only awards and home-fees plus stipend awards.

To be eligible to apply for School funding, you must be holding an offer of a place to study at the Master of Arts in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching of the University of Nottingham. The deadline for submitting your application to the Master of Arts in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching for the studentships is on 20th of April 2017.

More info about the Master of Arts in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching and application form: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/language-centre/teaching/dtlt.aspx
 
More info about the studentships: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/clas/prospective/funding.aspx

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Amending the Wikipedia article on Tandem Language Learning

During the first section of the "Telecollaboration in Language Learning" module of the Master of Arts in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching students amended the Tandem language learning Wikipedia page.