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Linguist list review of Digital Genres, New Literacies and Autonomy in Language Learning (Luzon et al., 2010)

on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 12:14

The June 2011 edition of the LINGUIST List features Daria Dayter's review of the book 'Digital Genres, New Literacies and Autonomy in Language Learning', edited by María José Luzón, María Noelia Ruiz-Madrid and María Luisa Villanueva (2010). 

A number of contributions to the book, published in the Cambridge Scholars Publishers series,  was first presented at the Seminario Internacional CIBERTAAAL, a conference organised in 2008 by Grupo de Investigación GIAPEL (University Jaume I) Género y TIC. Nuevas Competencias y Aplicaciones al Aprendizaje Autónomo de Lenguas 

The summary  at Amazon

Long tail also in Education

on Sun, 06/05/2011 - 21:41

As George Tsioumani recently started to follow me on Twitter, I found out about his Blog 'ICT in ELT' and his interest in the WebQuest concept: [...] I regret so much that I didn't have discovered Webquest.org earlier.'  The comment option allowed me to share an overview of the latest developments on WebQuests in Language Education (LanguageQuests) as published in Issue 3 of CORELL,  a peer-reviewed electronic journal on computer resources in foreign language. 



This event and the recent invitation to TELLConsult  to join an EU Transfer of Innovation project  to help customise the results

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