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The conference aims to look at the different ways in which telecollaboration can contribute to foreign language education at university level and how it can be integrated into universities’ internationalization programmes and policies.
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Disrupting Ourselves: The Problem of Learning in Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Disrupting Ourselves: The Problem of Learning in Higher Education (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE Review Online (MT: "@heloukee: Randy Bass: "Disrupting Ourselves: The Problem of Learning in Higher Education" http://t.co/l6qdLDMIWb #ccourses” #clavier)...
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very relevant to #cmc and #social learning 

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Test 2 JCJ

JCJ #clavier.
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an illustration of the complexities of finding ways to connect in real time from a teaching perspectve from the #clavier guys.

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What is Telecollaboration?

A brief introduction to Telecollaboration for the Compostela Group of Universities. (My latest upload: What is Telecollaboration?
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spreading the word on #cmc #oie

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Abstract TILA accepted for presentation at Online Educa Berlin

The following abstract has been accepted for presentation at Online Educa Berlin, 3-5 of December 2014. Integrating Telecollaboration practices in secondary education: lessons learned in the Europe...
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Eurocall 2014 O'Dowd

My presentation on university teachers learning to use telecollaboration. This was presented at Eurocall 2014.
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The future of CPD for teachers? #cmc
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Tweet from @gsritchie

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Members of the CAPD having a blast playing with Blackboard Collaborate with @cbthomson we need practice! http://t.co/OJmB6M2ue5
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practice makes perfect :)

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Computational Linguistics of Twitter Reveals the Existence of Global Superdialects - MIT Technology Review

Computational Linguistics of Twitter Reveals the Existence of Global Superdialects - MIT Technology Review | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
Computational Linguistics of Twitter Reveals the Existence of Global Superdialects MIT Technology Review The results reveal a major surprise about the way dialects are distributed around the world and provide a fascinating snapshot of how they are...
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Identity Negotiations of Young Active Facebook Users: What Does it mean?

Identity Negotiations of Young Active Facebook Users: What Does it mean? | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
This report is a study of the identity negotiations of young active Facebook users through their online significant others. The following research investigates the identity negotiations in the life of a Facebook user.
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Using e-tools to facilitate international collaborations and enhance language teaching

Using e-tools to facilitate international collaborations and enhance language teaching | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
RT @WarwickLanguage: @jjash computer mediated communication opens our doors http://t.co/3UMqfVo6nW #cmc #globalclassroom
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my #hea e-tools report #cmc #oie 

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Faculty use Internet-based technologies to create global learning opportunities @insidehighered

Faculty use Internet-based technologies to create global learning opportunities @insidehighered | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
RT @poida: Telecollaboration and COIL courses. Faculty use #EdTech to create global learning opportunities http://t.co/pzCl7Q38Dx
#edchat …
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COIL using #cmc and #oie 

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Blackboard Engaging Online Collaborative Learning | Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Engaging Online Collaborative Learning | Blackboard Collaborate | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
Blackboard Collaborate offers collaborative learning with mobile web conferencing, deeper LMS integrations, and an enhanced user experience.
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#cmc tools for connecting and learning online.

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SAMPLE: Best Practices Brief

Part of my electronic portfolio, this is an example of a best practices document for using a product.
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Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication (Book Series) - Guilford Press

Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication (Book Series) - Guilford Press | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication (Book Series) published by Guilford Press and the Taylor & Francis Group.
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Rob O'Dowd's book will be published in this series and features research arising from our work on computer-mediated communication and online intercultural exchange #cmc #oie

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Community partners work together to improve language skills - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

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Community partners work together to improve language skills
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
The American Culture and Language Exchange aims to help international students and members of the community to improve their English language skills.
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using a virtual tool (Google form) to find a physical connection and bring together participants in language exchange #cmc #cmcsig

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Simon Ensor on Twitter: "What's going on? Student expresses joy at gift of grammar book. Emerging AWE #clavier #ccourses @telliowkuwp http://t.co/DyDXM2hjLt"

Simon Ensor on Twitter: "What's going on? Student expresses joy at gift of grammar book. Emerging AWE #clavier #ccourses @telliowkuwp http://t.co/DyDXM2hjLt" | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
What's going on? Student expresses joy at gift of grammar book. Emerging AWE #clavier #ccourses @telliowkuwp http://t.co/DyDXM2hjLt
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virtual connections can lead to real sharing (life 1.0)

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#iCollab

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Building Global Learning Communities via mobile social media (@WarwickLanguage @makle1 @MarittaRiekki @leenaquu @Clarissamfb @145nibSavino http://t.co/DSMOGbjNPz familiar?
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#icollab is an international connectivist community of IT students and tutors with @Catherine Cronin #cmc 

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Translation of Humour across Cultures

Translation of Humour across Cultures | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
A joke by The Onion was reported as truth in China - this article looks at how jokes get lost in translation. (Why your international exchange friend didn't find you funny.
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there are plenty more academic articles on this subject but this is quite a nice introduction to the subject of culture/humour.

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Google Opens Classroom to All - Tom's Guide

Google Opens Classroom to All - Tom's Guide | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
Google Opens Classroom to All
Tom's Guide
Good news! Your (physical) homework could be a thing of the past -- if your school adopts Google Classroom.
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interesting development to try out #cmc 

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e-learning symposium 2015 | Call for contributions | 10 years anniversary e-book

We are planning the publication of a selection of case studies showcasing the excellent and inspiring work of language teachers using technology in the classroom and to support the learning of their students. This collection will form a snapshot of good practice as we celebrate our 10th anniversary symposium, and will accompany articles from invited contributors describing how technology has changed and transformed their own professional practice over the last ten years.
This open access e-book will be freely available for download and will be aimed at practitioners in secondary and tertiary education. The focus of the book will be around practical experience ‘in the field’ and reflective practice, rather than research.  It will be officially launched at the 10th LLAS e-learning symposium, to be held in Southampton on 22-23 January, 2015.

Possible themes include:

Technology-related projects which were inspired by community activity or engagement with the LLAS elearning symposiumEngaging in CALL researchMOOCs and other types of large-scale or online teachingSocial media in language learningBest practice in telecollaborationOpen educational resources and their use in teaching and learning languageThe use of innovative tools in language teachingMethods of online and computer-aided assessmentUse of mobile technologies for language learning

We anticipate case studies to be c.3000 words and we will issue a template to all accepted authors to work to, which is likely to include Context/rationale, aims/outcomes, what you did, evaluation/impact and conclusion. Case studies may also link to papers to be presented in the 2015 symposium (event call for papers due in September).

We invite all former and yet-to-be e-learning symposium attendees to contribute examples of your good work to this publication by sending an expression of interest to the co-editors at LLAS: Kate Borthwick, Alison Dickens and Erika Corradini.


Via LLAS Centre
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So Texting Can Actually Boost Your Self-Esteem - Motherboard

So Texting Can Actually Boost Your Self-Esteem - Motherboard | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
Motherboard So Texting Can Actually Boost Your Self-Esteem Motherboard “Researchers and everyday people alike often have the impression that computer mediated communication is somehow less valuable for social connection than face-to-face...
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Enhancing Student Outcomes in Virtual Learning Environments at the University of Warwick, Language Centre

Part 3: Blackboard Collaborate Strategy Series (just found my #brainshark about #languages@warwick http://t.co/vH5wsYvI3c #warcler)
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#cmc #oie presentation on use of voice in online environments for language learning. 

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INTENT Reports 2012 | UNI-COLLABORATION | intercultural exchange

@HEA_Int learning that extends from the formal to the informal is more effective see #clavier case study http://t.co/xGuABqU6By #HElivechat
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my tweet during #HElivechat on twitter recently.

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UNI-Collaboration | Online Intercultural Exchange | Supporting virtual intercultural exchange between university classrooms across Europe and beyond.

UNI-Collaboration | Online Intercultural Exchange | Supporting virtual intercultural exchange between university classrooms across Europe and beyond. | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
UNI-COLLABORATION, intercultural exchange (#llasconf14 find out how to connect and collaborate internationally by exploring http://t.co/k4lBv8YkGg #cmc #oie)...
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sharing this portal, the best way to connect your HE students and teachers to others internationally. #cmc #oie

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Tweet from @WarwickLanguage

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@warwickkoan good to see photobombing our visitors from Clermont Ferrand! #clavier #warcler http://t.co/lLIrW2qT0S
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TILA: telecollaboration for languages at school...

TILA: telecollaboration for languages at school... | computer mediated communication | Scoop.it
Curious to see what TILA can offer? Want to know how your pupils can improve their foreign languages with peers in a stimulating and safe ict environment? Then have a look at this video and see why TILA can be the project to join… now!
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the TILA project works with schools and online intercultural exchange.

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