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TELLConsult partner in EU Transfer of Innovation Project

on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 23:21

As representative of the Dutch TalenQuest project TELLConsult's owner Ton Koenraad was invited to join an international partnership applying for an EU grant to support the transfer of results and experiences obtained in the LanguageQUEST project (improved task design and methodology for realistic, content oriented, task based foreign language learning).

 
The Aims and objectives of WQuest project are:
  • To transfer results and experiences obtained in TALENQUEST project (improved task design and methodology for realistic, content oriented, task based foreign language learning) and to incorporate that methodology to Turkey, Spain, Greece and Sweeden school teachers.
  • To interchange experiences among partners to propose an improved methodology of implementation of WQUEST tool and to transfer the results of WQuest-INSET roject to real-life environment (to school teachers). 
  • To upgrade existing TALENQUEST web application.
  • To produce Recommendation for implementation of WEBQUEST manual.
  • To create an e-learning web portal to train teachers about WEBQUEST via e-learning.
     
Selected by the Council of Europe the project's results and its WebQuest Quality Assessment Tool in particular were disseminated before in the LQuest Project (2004-2007) supported by the European Centre for Modern Languages

 
For an overview of recent developments re WebQuests in Language Education consult the third issue of the Computer Resources for Language Learning Journal (CORELL) with a collection of selected papers on the subject.