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Teaching Language in a Virtual World
Molde University, Norway.
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Humanities. (Digital Kompetens)ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4429-5720
Kalmar högskola.
Central Missouri University.
2007 (English)In: NOKOBIT 2007 / [ed] Laurence Habib, Trondheim: Tapir Akademisk Forlag, 2007, 1, p. 97-109Chapter in book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

This article explores the development of a course for teaching a language in avirtual world. In partiCUlar we evaluate the' Course entitled, "Social English forDoctoral Students" that is in progress in the fan Semester of 2007. This COUrse willactivate learners and educators using a viuicty of support media includingMarratech conferencing system and Second Life virtual world platform. The pilotcourse part of a one year project sponsored by The Norwegian University program(NUV) is entitled "A Vinual Platform for Life Long Learning". In addition to thedevelopment of this course, we contribute with the development of an evaluationframework that may be applied to other Courses taught in Second Life as well.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Trondheim: Tapir Akademisk Forlag, 2007, 1. p. 97-109
Keywords [en]
Virtual worlds, E-Iearning, multimedia instruction, language studies
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Language Technology (Computational Linguistics)
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URN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-10762ISBN: 978-82-519-2261-6 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:miun-10762DiVA, id: diva2:282850
Available from: 2010-01-10 Created: 2009-12-22 Last updated: 2018-01-12Bibliographically approved

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