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LINGUIST List 23.1249

Mon Mar 12 2012

Confs: Applied Linguistics/UK

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Date: 10-Mar-2012
From: Filippo Nereo <Filippo.Nereoheacademy.ac.uk>
Subject: acilitating Language Learning through Social Network Sites
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Facilitating Language Learning through Social Network Sites

Date: 08-May-2012 - 08-May-2012
Location: University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom
Contact: Elaine Riordan
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2012/seminars/disciplines/DS010

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Meeting Description:

This seminar, funded by the UK Higher Education Academy as part of
its workshop and seminar series, introduces and explores the use of
social networking sites for language learning, considering the skills
required to facilitate informal online learning and how the shift from
language teacher to the role of language adviser might be
accomplished.

This seminar stems from a research project aiming to promote
language learning through social networking. The seminar will
disseminate findings, draw upon the results from training sessions
provided during this project, and the teachers' reactions to the
experience.

More information about the JOYN 2.0 research project can be found at
http://joynlanguages.eu/



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