Cultura is a well established platform for inter-university exchanges. It started with an exchange between American and French students in 1997 and has since been adapted to other languages, connecting students in the US with students in Germany, Italy, Mexico, Russia and Spain.
Have a look at the archived discussion to get an idea of the topics covered in these exchanges.
We talk about it a lot, but never give enough detail. So let's get right down to it. What is blended learning and what should you know about it?
Antonie Alm's insight:
Blended learning is the combination of classroom teaching (or face to face, f2f teaching) and online teaching and learning. Have a look at these two videos for an introduction to the concept and the associated benefits.
Innovative Educational Apps: Duolingo: ELL, ESL, Foregin Language, Language Learning
Antonie Alm's insight:
I just had a quick look at this site. I got stuck quickly as I didn't connect with friends. From what I read on the page it is free because they make you contribute. Seems like a good idea. Will have to check it out.
Songs are a popular resource in foreign language teaching and learning. In the past teachers provided these songs for there students but with online access to foreign language music students can easily find songs they like. With this program they can make playlists, which can be shared with others.
Teachers rate their interest in today’s Educational Technology trends. With the coming launch of menco.io, you’ll be able to explore these trends and more, and discuss how they will shape the culture of learning around the globe.
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