background preloader

CMC

Facebook Twitter

Tele-proximity: Tele-community of Inquiry Model. Facial Cues for Social, Cognitive, and Teacher Presence in Distance Education. Telecollaboration: Group Dynamics and Community Building – Learn Experience Teach. The research question was: What linguistic and social behaviors define the process of forming a community and becoming full participants in the community?

Telecollaboration: Group Dynamics and Community Building – Learn Experience Teach

What stands out for me in the guiding question are the learning metaphors of community and participation, key areas to consider as I design my own research project. Social interaction drives language learning game. Provided Players in Crystallize learn new words by observing conversations.

Social interaction drives language learning game

Games are usually more fun when you play with other people, but if you’re playing an educational game, interacting with other players may help you learn more, according to Cornell research. Using a language-learning game called “Crystallize,” created by Erik Andersen, assistant professor of computer science, and his students, researchers found that when players are required to work together they learn more words – and enjoy the game more. In abundance: Networked participatory practices as scholarship. Bonnie E Stewart University of Prince Edward Island, Canada Abstract In an era of knowledge abundance, scholars have the capacity to distribute and share ideas and artifacts via digital networks, yet networked scholarship often remains unrecognized within institutional spheres of influence.

In abundance: Networked participatory practices as scholarship

Have You Ever Been on a Wild Goose Chase? Would you believe that the defrazzalator on our OctoPlasmaBot 9000 just broke?

Have You Ever Been on a Wild Goose Chase?

We needed a new one badly, so we set out in search of a replacement. We checked every grocery store, gas station, yogurt shop and shoe retailer in a 100-mile radius. Unfortunately, our search turned out to be nothing but a wild goose chase. Apparently, they don’t even make defrazzalators or OctoPlasmaBot 9000s any longer! How Technology Can Help Language Learning  Howard Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences proposed in 1989, which may be grossly summarized as "students possess different kinds of minds and therefore learn, remember, perform, and understand in different ways", despite eliciting much controversy, has had a profound impact on education, especially in America.

How Technology Can Help Language Learning 

With technology making inroads into education and changing the face of learning, is this theory still relevant? Intelligence, according to Gardner, is of eight types - verbal-linguistic, logical-mathematical, musical-rhythmic, visual-spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalistic; existential and moral intelligence were added as afterthoughts in the definition of Intelligence.

OIE and ICC

The ICTell (Intercultural telecollaborative learning) Project: Virtual exchanges to prepare student mobility. Identity and participation in telecollaboration. So Texting Can Actually Boost Your Self-Esteem. We often hear about how the internet is bumming us out, but it's not all bad: Recent research suggests that, by making us more candid, chatting online is pulling us closer to our family and friends.

So Texting Can Actually Boost Your Self-Esteem

Sometimes people don't feel very confident, and sometimes people feel alone, or sad, or all three at once. These problems are old, and the internet is relatively new, but that doesn't mean it's without ill effects. Identity Negotiations of Young Active Facebook Users: What Does it mean? This report is a study of the identity negotiations of young active Facebook users through their online significant others.

Identity Negotiations of Young Active Facebook Users: What Does it mean?

The following research investigates the identity negotiations in the life of a Facebook user. The important research question is ‘how’ a young active Facebook user alters or extends his circle of significant other. 5 Ways Video Conferencing Is Bringing Exciting Collaborative Interaction To Teaching and Learning. Many of us are familiar with the use of computers, iPads, Smart Boards, and other technological tools in today’s classrooms.

5 Ways Video Conferencing Is Bringing Exciting Collaborative Interaction To Teaching and Learning

One relatively untapped tool for our classrooms is video conferencing. There are so many exciting possibilities that come with being able to see, hear, and communicate with people all over the world from the comfort of your classroom (or wherever you are learning). Image Source: mnn.com Let’s check out a handful of fun ways that there increasingly affordable solutions are being leveraged in our schools!

Communication skills

Sociedad y Tecnología: Infographic: Why aren’t your students participating on the Discussion Board? Exchange 2.0. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. Some myths surrounding e-safety. In the opening lines of his book, The Better Angels of Our Nature, Stephen Pinker establishes that “believe it or not – and many people do not – violence has declined over long stretches of time, and today we may be living in the most peaceable era in our species’ existence”.

Some myths surrounding e-safety

He then reaches the conclusion that “no matter how small the percentage of violent deaths may be, in absolute numbers there will always be enough to fill the evening news, so people’s impressions of violence will be disconnected from the actual proportions”. I wonder to what extent we are seeing a similar effect when we scrutinise the kind of discourse that surrounds the use of technology by children. The very name e-safety conjures a negative discourse in which we focus on the dangerous aspects of using technology, generally communications technology, and ignore the huge potential technology can offer education.

A short history of misaprehension What about all the inappropriate content? Notes on overcoming loneliness: Make fewer ‘friends’ Ten years ago we’d never heard of names like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp. And yet today, for many, they are modern pillars of daily communication. Social media has become an omnipresent host to our daily interactions with 72% of all internet users now active on some form of social media. Does technology really cut us off from other people? Jeremy Adam Smith, Web Editor & Producer, Greater Good Science Center | 3/20/14 | | Smarthphones and social media are changing our daily lives and our society.

Does technology really cut us off from other people?

It’s now normal to see two people at a dinner table fiddling with their phones—and why not? They probably first met each other through their phones, on a dating site like OKCupid. Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition. Login or Create New Account Member Spotlights RIT Launches Nation’s First Minor in Free and Open Source Software and Free Culture Partner News NMC Partners with the Balboa Park Online Collaborative iTUNES U. European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning. Dorothy C. Kropf [Dorothy.Kropf@waldenu.edu], Walden University, 100 Washington Avenue South, #900, Minneapolis, MN 55401, United States of America [ Transformed into a large collaborative learning environment, the Internet is comprised of information reservoirs namely, (a) online classrooms, (b) social networks, and (c) virtual reality or simulated communities, to expeditiously create, reproduce, share, and deliver information into the hands of educators and students.

Most importantly, the Internet has become a focal point for a potentially dynamic modern learning theory called connectivism. Virtual exchange tools. Today’s Non-traditional Students Want The. Projet INTENT - plateforme UNICollaboration - C. TILA virtual meeting In OpenSim.

Film for languages

‘Un autre monde/ Eine andere Welt : Echan. Resources for online facilitators. Increasing Interaction in Online Learning Envir. Computer mediated communication. Rebtel updates VoIP app on Android to take on S. What's it like to actually teach online? - Conc. How SMS is becoming a digital-lingual cultural. What’s it like to actually teach online? I entered the online college classroom where I teach – the one that exists in that ethereal world inside the computer, on the internet and across the wi-fi airwaves – to see that students had scrawled the words “Bonjour!” And “Go, Sox!” On the virtual whiteboard of our French I course.

The early students gathered for our synchronous (“real time”) session chatted via their microphones before my arrival. It was the same virtual space where I’d soon review material and engage these enthusiastic learners with an assortment of new tools. Students would write answers on the virtual board. The Community College System of New Hampshire in which I teach offers 381 online courses. On the virtual board, I show the e-book with audio and video to refresh a concept. Projet INTENT - plateforme UNICollaboration. Programme: 12-14 February 2014 - University of León, Spain International Conference: Telecollaboration in University Foreign Language Education Conference Format The abbreviated conference programe as of 15 January can be downloaded here. The detailed conference programme can be downloaded here. Telecollaboration in University Foreign Languag... Computer mediated communication ... Supporting virtual intercultural exchange between university classrooms across Europe and beyond.

Computer mediated communication. PL-CALL conference 2013: The English telecollab... Computer mediated commu... Folksonomies - Cooperative Classification and Communication Through Shared Metadata. Accuracy and language usage. Computer mediated communication. Video communication apps and mobile learning. One of the great things about mobile devices such as tablets, iPads and phones is that most modern devices have good quality cameras and microphones built in.

This opens up a really wide range of potential for communication and speaking practice that used to be such a struggle to organise on older laptops and desktop computers. Computer mediated communication. Library Log in. #globalclassroom - #globalclassroom. Computer mediated communication. Telecollaboration. #cwil day 2 (with images, tweets) · WarwickLanguage. Computer mediated communication. Strategy, media and international student integ... Computer mediated communication. Blackboard Collaborate: a new web conferencing ... Using Blackboard Collaborate for teaching and r... Why our students need a second language - Illaw... Erasmus faces demand and management problems &n... Computer mediated communication. Online assemblies using Blackboard Collaborate ... Google+: Fraser Cain's Virtual Star Party. Computer mediated communication.

Inter-university telecollaboration to improve a... Computer mediated communication. Rising interest: Premier Li offers to send 1000... A new way for Filipinos to connect on social me... Latest Philippine News for Filipinos. My Strange Language Exchange - Huffington Post ... Microsoft lit les messages textuels échangés sur Skype. Technology and Second Language Learning. A revised version of this appeared as:Warschauer, M., & Meskill, C. (2000). How Twitter Is Changing the Geography of Commun...

Inter-university telecollaboration to improve a... Inter-university telecollaboration to improve academic results. Cultura. Computer mediated communic... Callspot's Podcast. Technology: Virtual mobility with a difference ... Blackboard Brings Web Conferencing App to Andro... Blackboard Launches Android App for Web Confere... Computer mediated communication. Technology: Virtual mobility with a difference « European Association for International Education European Association for International Education. Student mobility is on the rise. A previous Communiqué of the Conference of European Ministers Responsible for Higher Education set a target of at least 20% of those graduating in the European higher education area having participated in a study or training period abroad by 2020. Online Intercultural Exchan... Living Without the Internet. Three Elements of Great Communication, Accordin... Three Elements of Great Communication, According to Aristotle - Scott Edinger.

By Scott Edinger | 9:00 AM January 17, 2013 In my nearly 20 years of work in organization development, I’ve never heard anyone say that a leader communicated too much or too well. On the contrary, the most common improvement suggestion I’ve seen offered up on the thousands of 360 evaluations I’ve reviewed over the years is that it would be better if the subject in question learned to communicate more effectively. Tmi.me - de_linguis: RT @WarwickLan. A bit of Blackboard TLC. A bit of Blackboard TLC. A new way to learn foreign languages. Bilingual: Polyglot Indonesia was formed by Arradi Nur Rizal after he returned from Argentina and wanted to keep up his Spanish skills. Robert O'Dowd speak about Telecollaboration in ... Welcome to Internet History, Technology, and Se... Conjugating Google Apps in the World Language Classroom. Supporting virtual intercultural exchange between university classrooms across Europe and beyond.

Young Bilinguals' Language Behaviour in Social Networking Sites: The Use of Welsh on Facebook - Cunliffe - 2013 - Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication - Wiley Online Library. Adieu l'anxiété? Can Computer Mediated Communication help learners with Foreign Language Anxiety. Computer mediated communication. Exploring the Competences of the Telecollaborative. Web Design and Development Blog Article. Is the migration of Flash eLearning courses to HTML5 becoming a reality? Rapid authoring tools are updating themselves with HTML5 output, while an increasing number of learning and development managers create courses based on HTML5 that are highly interactive, accessible, editable and translatable.

Let’s see why it’s not possible to avoid the migration, within the context of an ever-changing IT environment. A reality indeed. As HTML5’s impact continues to ripple, many companies are dealing with the necessity of abandoning Flash applications. HTML5 is more flexible, allows movement, doesn’t affect SEO and doesn’t need a plug-in. Nevada Schools Struggle With Resources for English-Learners.