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    Exploring cutting edge applications of networked technologies in vocationally oriented language learning

Exploring cutting edge applications of networked technologies in vocationally oriented language learning

E-VOLLution looks at the basic e-skills which 21st century workers need:
  • strategies for effective online research,
  • the ability to evaluate and use online sources of information;
  • the ability to create multimodal content like presentations and learning materials,
  • the ability to use traditional tools such as e-mail as well as Web 2.0 applications such as blogs, wikis, videoconferences and social networks for effective cooperation and collaboration in VOLL contexts.
The website and publication are targeted at teachers and teacher-trainers in Vocationally Oriented Language Learning. They explain the background to the different aspects of ICT in VOLL, describe the steps involved in carrying out various ICT-based activities and provide practical examples and links to case studies on the VOLL website.

Who is it for?

  • VOLL trainers in vocational schools, adult and continuing education, universities of applied sciences and in-company training
  • Multipliers as trainers of the above-mentioned groups
  • Teacher trainers in educational training establishments
  • HR staff in charge of in-company (language) training

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Please visit the VOLL website for ongoing additions to weblinks,
webliography and bibliography. The VOLL site was designed,
set up and updated on an ongoing basis by Bernard Moro.


Project team

Tony Fitzpatrick

Kerstin Namuth

Robert O'Dowd

Irina Smoliannikova

Bernard Moro



These are the results from a project of the European Centre for Modern Languages within its "Empowering Language Professionals" programme 2008-2011.

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