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LINGUIST List 18.2014

Wed Jul 04 2007

Confs: Applied Ling, Language Acquisition/Iceland

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        1.    Matthew Whelpton, Open Source in Education and Language Learning Online

Message 1: Open Source in Education and Language Learning Online
Date: 03-Jul-2007
From: Matthew Whelpton <whelptonhi.is>
Subject: Open Source in Education and Language Learning Online

Open Source in Education and Language Learning Online
Short Title: COSELLO

Date: 28-Sep-2007 - 29-Sep-2007
Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Contact: Matthew Whelpton
Contact Email: whelptonhi.is
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

This conference is the final event in a two-year European project (Covcell),
aimed at supporting language learning and teaching in an online environment by
adding tools which support collaboration and co-operation to the functionalities
already provided by the Moodle learning management system.

Friday 28th September 2007
Venue: Nordic House (Norræna húsið)

08:30 Registration
09:00 Welcome
09:15 Matthew Whelpton (University of Iceland): An Overview of the Covcell Project
10:00 Daniel Künster (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin) & Steinn Sigurðarson (ODG
ehf): The Covcell Tools - Part 1
10:30 Coffee
11:00 Daniel Künster (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin) & Steinn Sigurðarson
(ODG ehf) The Covcell Tools - Part 2
11:30 Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir (University of Iceland) TBA
12:00 Eider Gamboa Ruiz de Eguilaz and Francisco Patxi Gallardo (University of
the Basque Country)TBA
12:30 LUNCH
14:00 J. Enrique Agudo and Alejandro Curado (University of Extremadura): Heard
of moodle? Design of integrated L2 oral development through open source tools
14:30 Leticia Roland (LearningBrazilian.com, Coordinator; Federal University of
Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - Brazil): Autonomous learning on-demand vs.
socio-constructivism: Moodle as solution to implement a cohort-oriented
task-based approach
15:00 Charles Miller, Simon Hooper, Susan Rose (Learning Technologies,
University of Minnesota): Avenue ASL: Transforming American Sign Language
curriculum through hybrid online education
15:30 Coffee
16:00 Keynote Carol Chapelle (Professor of TESL and Applied Linguistics, Iowa
State University) TBA

20:00 Conference Dinner (Kaffi Reykjavík)

Saturday 29th September 2007
Venue: Lögberg 101

09:00 Robert Berman (Iceland University of Education): Teaching advanced
second-language writing: Similarities in effective online and face-to-face teaching
09:30 Scott Rousseu (American University of Sharjah): The Effectiveness of
Collaborative Vocabulary Learning with Online Glossaries
10:00 Ainhoa Ezeiza Ramos (University of the Basque Country): Some Keys in the
Training of Language Teachers Using Moodle
10:30 Coffee
11:00 Victoria Ángeles Castrillejo (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin): Train the
teachers as they train their students! An experience using a task-based approach
for teacher training
11:30 Mercedes Rico and Inmaculada Gómez (Universidad de Extremadura): Moodle in
the teaching of ESP in face-to-face and blended-learning environments: A
comparative study
12:00 John Brine and Ian Wilson (University of Aizu, Japan): EFL in a Japanese
IT University: Adjusting for Cultural Learning Practices with Open-source Tools
and an LMS
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Ása Björk Stefansdóttir (University of Iceland) TBA
14:30 Jonas Öberg (Göteborg University, IT University, Free Software Research
Center): SELF: a platform for the collaborative development of learning
materials on Fere Software and Open Standards
15:00 Giuliana Giusti (Ca Foscari University, Venice): Metacognition and
language e-learning. A proposal for Moodle.
15:30 Coffee

Patricia Edwards, Emilio Hernández and Héctor Sánchez (University of
Extremadura): The Suitability of Moodle for Foreign Language Equivalency
Certification in European Occupations
Sandro Tommasi (Università di Udine): Using Moodle in structured scaffolding for
newby e-teachers
Fabiana MacMillan (University of Calgary): Paraphrasing and Effective Reading:
Tasks for the practice of reading skills in online EAP programs.
Paula Ferreira da Silva and Eva María Domínguez Gómez (University of
Extremadura): ESPweb: The Power of Technology in the Proceof OF Language
Learning in Specialized Contexts

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