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Personalize Learning: 10 Predictions for Personalized Learning for 2013

Personalize Learning: 10 Predictions for Personalized Learning for 2013 | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it

Teachers and learners of all ages are connecting more than ever. In 2013, we will see teachers expanding their Personal Learning Networks (PLN) using social media. They will be telling more stories and sharing their journeys as they personalize learning. Learners will be using mobile devices for learning in and out of school. We will be seeing learners involved in more global collaborative projects in 2013.


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John McDermott Neill's curator insight, February 6, 2013 11:26 PM

The future outlined here would seem to be achievable but can students really be trusted to "own" their learning?

Arlene Salyards's curator insight, February 14, 2013 5:26 PM

I like this statement "It is time to bring back inquiry and encourage questions that have no right answers."

EDUCTO's curator insight, August 6, 2013 7:59 PM

We're halfway through the year, how well did we do on these predictions so far?

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Learning the Duolingo - how an app is speaking volumes

Learning the Duolingo - how an app is speaking volumes | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
Around 70 million people have so far signed up to Duolingo – the app which applies the language of computers to help students learn a foreign language for free
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Why Oxford Dictionaries are right to purge nature from the dictionary

Why Oxford Dictionaries are right to purge nature from the dictionary | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
Attacking a dictionary for removing archaic words is like punching your thermometer when it’s too cold.
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Pute de merde de con! The linguistics of Spiral slang

Pute de merde de con! The linguistics of Spiral slang | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
Le weekend will not be the same without Spiral, the French thriller where the language is as intriguing as the plot
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Dating in a foreign language – an illustrated guide

Dating in a foreign language – an illustrated guide | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
Dating can be confusing enough in your mother tongue, let alone when your date speaks a foreign language. From dealing with embarrassing mistakes to surviving arguments, Erica Buist shares some tips on how to get by
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Ask a North Korean: do you learn foreign languages?

Ask a North Korean: do you learn foreign languages? | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
In an ongoing series, NK News poses a reader’s question to a defector. This week’s is about learning to speak foreign languages
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Eddie Izzard: There is no ‘British’ humour

Eddie Izzard: There is no ‘British’ humour | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
Multilingual comedian Eddie Izzard on making people laugh in another language, human sacrifice, and why comedy will never be the same again
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Best University Workplace Survey: unease at inadequate language skills

Best University Workplace Survey: unease at inadequate language skills | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
31 per cent of scholars think international students’ English skills are not up to scratch
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Can emojis really be used to make terror threats?

Can emojis really be used to make terror threats? | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
A teenager was arrested for ‘making a terroristic threat’ with a series of emoji-based Facebook status updates. A professor of linguistics explores how the Japanese symbols are turning into a language
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A language family tree - in pictures

A language family tree - in pictures | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
Minna Sundberg’s illustration maps the relationships between Indo-European and Uralic languages
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Reindeer herders, an app and the fight to save a language

Reindeer herders, an app and the fight to save a language | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
After decades of prejudice in Sweden, Ume Sami is spoken by fewer than 50 people. Today the last speakers have turned to technology to revive the indigenous language
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8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today

8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
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Me, myself or I? Why it's hard to use pronouns in the right way

Me, myself or I? Why it's hard to use pronouns in the right way | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
Everyone knows that in the sentence “Jane is washing her”, the pronoun “her” cannot refer back to Jane. Over the last four decades, researchers have established that adults reject the interpretation of…
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The battle to keep French pure is doomed | Jessica Reed

The battle to keep French pure is doomed | Jessica Reed | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
With even our culture minister admitting defeat, perhaps it’s time I learned to live with Anglicisation – but it won’t be easy
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The 20 funniest French expressions (and how to use them)

The 20 funniest French expressions (and how to use them) | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
The French don’t tell you that “you’re grumpy”...they tell you that “you’re farting sideways” (Avoir un pet de travers).
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Modern tribes: the grammar pedant | Catherine Bennett

Modern tribes: the grammar pedant | Catherine Bennett | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
‘The abuse of language causes needless anger, hurt and offence. It’s a question of good manners. Did you really just say refute?’
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Word Map

Word Map | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
This experiment brings together the power of Google Translate and the collective knowledge of Wikipedia to put into context the relationship between language and geographical space.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 11, 5:42 AM

Just type in a word and it will translate and pronounce the word in languages from all over the world.

Suzanne's curator insight, February 12, 8:14 AM

If nothing else, this is fun! Type in any word and see it translated in a great many languages.

anna's curator insight, March 1, 4:32 AM

fantastic!

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Saved by song: can singing improve your language skills?

Saved by song: can singing improve your language skills? | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
Despite having a good grasp of vocabulary and grammar, Jonross Swaby found few understood him when he spoke Spanish and Portuguese. That was until he started singing
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A University Recognizes a Third Gender: Neutral

A University Recognizes a Third Gender: Neutral | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
Rocko Gieselman goes by the pronoun “they.” Acknowledging the next step in identity politics, the University of Vermont has agreed to use it.
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Bill Gates: 'I feel pretty stupid that I don't know any foreign languages'

Bill Gates: 'I feel pretty stupid that I don't know any foreign languages' | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
"I feel pretty stupid that I don't know any foreign languages," Gates said Wednesday in an online Reddit chat.
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Language learning in the UK: 'can't, won't, don't' - Telegraph

Language learning in the UK: 'can't, won't, don't' - Telegraph | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
In terms of language learning, we’re a nation of committed non-swimmers faced with a swimming pool – anxious about diving in and not convinced of the joys of taking the plunge, writes John Worne
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Do you speak Uglish? How English has evolved in Uganda

Do you speak Uglish? How English has evolved in Uganda | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
A book has attempted to an unlock ‘one of the funniest and strangest English varieties in the world’. Are you a Uglish speaker? Or fond of another type of colloquialisms? Tell us about it
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8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today

8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today | Language teaching and learning in higher education | Scoop.it
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