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I am a PhD student researching eLearning for Ancient Languages (Latin and Greek). I am looking for inspiration from the world of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) for more modern languages and gathering some possible sources of it here ...
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Cognitive Benefits of Learning Language | American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages

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Interesting insights into the benefits of second language learning

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Everything Old is New Again (in Classical Education) | Parker ...

Everything Old is New Again (in Classical Education) | Parker ... | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it
We've been hearing a lot of buzz lately about the growing number of Classical schools and the resurgence of Latin in the classroom. We couldn't help but be curious about what is driving the movement, especially at a time ...
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Some interesting thoughts on the benefits of a Classical Education ....

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Duolingo Teaches You a New Language on the Go - Lifehacker

Duolingo Teaches You a New Language on the Go - Lifehacker | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it
Android/iOS: Previously mentioned site Duolingo is one of the best tools for learning a new language, and today the company has rolled out a much-requested Android app in addition to its iPhone app. Now you can keep up ...
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The Teacher's Guides To Technology And Learning - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guides To Technology And Learning - Edudemic | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it
We've gone through hundreds of resources to assemble these guides which are meant to help you learn, teach, and share as much as possible.
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at first glance, these guides look a bit basic but will check them out properly and update this

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The Modern Taxonomy Wheel ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Modern Taxonomy Wheel ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it
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A brave attempt to capture the ever expanding affordances of technology and map them into sorme sort of structure! Herding cats?

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WORLDCALL

WORLDCALL | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it
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I am looking for inspiration and solid research from the world of modern languages.  I will be attending this year's conference in the hope of finding some!

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The Gamification of Education Infographic #gamification #edtech

Gamification has tremendous potential in the education space. How can we use it to deliver truly meaningful experiences to students? Learn all about the impact of gaming on education in this infographic.
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I am interested in the potential of gaming to compensate for our inability to visit ancient worlds and be immersed in their languages.  How effectively could a game environment simulate this? 

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Center for Applied Second Language Studies - Book: Evaluating Computer Assisted Language Learning

Center for Applied Second Language Studies - Book: Evaluating Computer Assisted Language Learning | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it

In this book Jonathan Leakey outlines the existing evidence for the impact of computers on language learning and makes the case for an integrated approach to the evaluation of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL).


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The 10 Best Web Tools For Flipped Classrooms - Edudemic

The 10 Best Web Tools For Flipped Classrooms - Edudemic | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it
Here's a useful list of the best web tools for flipped classrooms, complete with what each tool is and how teachers are using it right now!
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‘Nuntii Latini,’ News Broadcast in Finland, Unites Fans of Latin

‘Nuntii Latini,’ News Broadcast in Finland, Unites Fans of Latin | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it
A weekly summary of world events and news broadcast by Finnish state radio in classical Latin has helped bring together fans of the ancient tongue.

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Mair's curator insight, May 24, 2013 3:46 PM

An amazing resource for active Latin.

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Task-based language teaching in foreign language contexts: Ortega 2012

Task-based language teaching in foreign  language contexts: Ortega 2012 | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it

This link will download a PDF of slides from a 2012 plenary by Lourdes Ortega on task-based teaching.


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Shona Whyte's curator insight, August 2, 2013 5:59 AM

At 155 slides, there's probably more than you'll ever need to know about TBLT - definitions, theory (Long, Pica), implementations (Norris, Van den Branden), criticisms, (Littlewood, Swan), modifications and new rationales (holistic learning, as a response to Abbott or Medgyes's notion of TENOR).  Really great overview with detailed analysis and references.

nicolaperry's curator insight, August 2, 2013 8:12 AM

Big fan!

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, August 5, 2013 3:46 AM

Thank you for sharing.

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Worldcall 2013 - Programme

Worldcall 2013 - Programme | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it

Conference in Glasgow next month - programmes for all days including plenaries, papers and symposia now online.


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I will be going along with two of my supervisors ... looking forward to meeting everyone .... http://open.academia.edu/MairLloyd

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, June 28, 2013 8:59 AM

I'm talking about the French data from the iTILT project on Saturday (http:/itilt.eu)

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Cambridge University Linguists Tap Into Twitter To Study Welsh ...

Cambridge University Linguists Tap Into Twitter To Study Welsh ... | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it
Cambridge University Linguists Tap Into Twitter To Study Welsh Language.
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eLearning for Ancient Languages

eLearning for Ancient Languages | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it
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Another of my Scoop.it Curations about eLearning and Ancient Languages

 

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A New Role for Avatars: Learning Languages | MindShift

A New Role for Avatars: Learning Languages | MindShift | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it
Most experts agree that the best way to learn a language is by immersing yourself in it. Now, with  more sophisticated technology, another theory around lang
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Could we make this work for Ancient Languages?

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Second language learners recall native language when reading, brain research suggests

Adults fluent in English whose first language is Chinese retrieve their native language when reading in English, according to new research.
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Research into native Chinese speakers reading English, but could this shed light on how we process text input from Ancient Lanugages?

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Home - CALICO

Home - CALICO | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it

CALICO: US-based professional association for Computer Assisted Language Learning.


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Why Online Programs Fail, and 5 Things We Can Do About It | Online Learning | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

Why Online Programs Fail, and 5 Things We Can Do About It | Online Learning | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | CALL for Ancient Languages | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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ICCE 2013 | The 21st International Conference on Computers in Education

ICCE 2013 - The 21st International Conference on Computers in Education
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