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Inventory of ICT tools and open educational resources / Inventaire d’outils TIC et de ressources éducatives ouvertes
Martina Emke, Pauline Ernest, Aline Germain-Rutherford, Regine Hampel, Sarah Heiser, Joseph Hopkins, Mateusz-Milan Stanojevic, Ursula Stickler

Publication year: 2015

Language education is an area where open-access resources, online courses, virtual classrooms and social networks are being increasingly used to give learners access to information, promote interaction and communication, and enhance digital literacy skills. Language professionals need to know not only how to use these tools but how to review them according to pedagogical criteria.

Languages: English

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Glossary – ECML programme 2008-2011 Empowering language professionals” | Centre européen pour les langues vivantes (CELV) du Conseil de l’Europe, Glossaire – Programme 2008-2011 du CELV “Valoriser les professionnels en langues” | Europäisches Fremdsprache
ECML / CELV

Publication year: 2013

2008-2011 programme of activities of the ECML “Empowering language professionals: competences – networks – impact – quality”: Glossary of English, French and German terms, definitions applying to the individual project contexts, examples and references, and comments.

Languages: English, English

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E-VOLLution: Exploring cutting edge applications of networked technologies in Vocationally Oriented Language Learning
Anthony Fitzpatrick, Robert O'Dowd

Publication year: 2011

The website and publication are targeted at teachers and teacher-trainers in VOLL (Vocationally Oriented Language Learning). They explain the background to the different aspects of ICT inVOLL, describe the steps involved in carrying out various ICT-based activities and provide practical examples and links to case studies on the VOLL website.

Languages: English

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DOTS: Developing Online Teaching Skills
Tita Beaven , Martina Emke, Pauline Ernest, Aline Germain-Rutherford, Regine Hampel, Joseph Hopkins, Mateusz-Milan Stanojevic, Ursula Stickler

Publication year: 2011

A training kit for language teachers which promotes up-to-date online teaching technology including bite-size activities for online language teacher training, suggestions for reflective activities and collaborative tools for sharing "self-training" experiences.


Languages: English, German

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Using the European Language Portfolio
Barbara Lesničar, Margarete Nezbeda, Heike Speitz, Martine Tchang-George, Ülle Türk

Publication year: 2011

The ECML presents a dedicated site on the use of the European Language Portfolio in different contexts with a special focus on teacher training. The site forms part of a new Council of Europe portal for the ELP including a registration system for European Language Portfolio models.The site will be updated on an ongoing basis.

Languages: English

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Languages for social cohesion: Language education in a multilingual and multicultural Europe
David Newby, Hermine Penz

Publication year: 2009

The ECML’s “Languages for social cohesion” programme (2004-2007) involved approximately 4500 language professionals from Europe and beyond. This publication focuses on key developments in language education promoted through the work of the European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe (ECML).

Languages: English, French

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LQuest - LanguageQuests
Ton Koenraad

Publication year: 2007

The result of the project is a website http://www.lquest.net , designed for language teachers interested in developing the concept of language quests on the Internet. The site gives instant access to a collection of LanguageQuests for various target languages and opportunities to join a network of colleagues working with LQuests in schools and in training. There are tools for assessing webquests and resources to help use them in the classroom.

Languages: English

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BLOGS: web journals in language education
Mario Camilleri

Publication year: 2007

The purpose of the BLOGS project was to adapt the idea of web journals to language educational use. The book describes how web journals can contribute to the development of writing skills and gives guidance on how to set up and run a BLOG platform. The ideas in the project were tried out by over 600 users in many countries around Europe and a platform was created and made available on the Internet with a General Public Licence.

Languages: English, French

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Gulliver – To get to know each other leads to better mutual understanding
Magdalena Bedynska

Publication year: 2007

The Gulliver project was based on the use of Internet Forums between schools to promote intercultural understanding. It reports on a project involving a forum for 23 school classes in 22 countries and the booklet, CD-ROM and Website give guidance on how to set up and organise forums, with examples of activities leading to stimulate intercultural learning.

Languages: English

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Thematic collections: Presentation and evaluation of work carried out by the ECML from 1995 to 1999
David Newby

Publication year: 2003

The years 1995-1999 represented a period of considerable importance, both for the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) and for language teaching in general. In this time, following the launch of the ECML, it held a large number of workshops, initiated and supported research and development networks to promote language learning and teaching on a European scale.

Languages: English, French

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Challenges and opportunities in language education: the contributions of the European Centre for Modern Languages - 2000-2003
Frank Heyworth

Publication year: 2003

This book is a reflective account of the work of the European Centre for Modern Languages, Graz during its first medium- term programme, which lasted from 2000 to 2003.

Languages: English, French

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The organisation of innovation in language education
Frank Heyworth

Publication year: 2003

This collection of case studies is intended to explore the nature of innovation in language education. It deals with the content of innovatory practice - accounts of projects, which have researched and implemented new approaches to organising language teaching and learning - and the process - what factors have made some innovations successful?

Languages: English, French

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Information and communication technologies in vocationally oriented language learning
Anthony Fitzpatrick

Publication year: 2000

New technologies have become the predominant influence on the way we live and work at the beginning of the new millennium. The aim of the ICT in VOLL project was to consider the potential new technologies have to offer for the creation of innovative learning environments for language training for professional and specific (vocationally oriented) purposes.

Languages: English

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Information and Communication Technologies and young language learners
Mario Camilleri, Valerie Sollars

Publication year: 2000

This publication describes a project, which aimed at integrating web-based communication with a thematic story approach to teaching a foreign language to 8 to 10 year-olds. The aim was to encourage the use of the World Wide Web as a medium over which children could publish their language productions to an audience of peers from participating schools in 21 European countries.

Languages: English, French

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