2nd Virtual Round Table Conference SUMMARY

The 2nd VIRTUAL ROUND TABLE Conference took place on 22-23 April 2010 with a record number of 480 unique visitors

This 2-day program hosted….

61 guest speakers
34 sessions
32 hours of program
480 unique participants from 60+ countries and 770 signed up on
this website
4 panel discussions
1 unconference
18 workshops (4 of which were Second Life sessions)
10 presentations
2 Pecha Kucha nights
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Unconference/ BarCamp/ EduCamp

People

Thu 22 April 2010, 11:30pm GMT (12:30pm London time)

An unconference is an event without set program. Conference
participants get together and spontaneously talk about the topics
they are interested in.

*** Please CLICK HERE for a 1h 19 min recording of . . . → Read More: Unconference/ BarCamp/ EduCamp

Exploiting rich media web based content for receptive skills work

Nik Peachey

Online Workshop
Thu 22 April 2010 10am GMT

Exploiting a variety of rich media web based content raises a
number of issues and challenges for teachers. However it is essential that we face these challenges in order to develop our students’ digital literacies and their ability cope . . . → Read More: Exploiting rich media web based content for receptive skills work

European Union language projects – resources for you; how to get involved

Thu 22 April 2010 10am GMT

The European Union Lifelong Learning Programme funds a huge
programme of education projects every year, but what projects are
being funded and how can you get involved?

This workshop will show you some past and ongoing language projects and the resources that have been produced and are . . . → Read More: European Union language projects – resources for you; how to get involved

Image and Text in Second Life: Une littératie en devenir/ The Becoming of Literacy

Thu 22 April 2010, 9:30am GMT

In this book review prior to publishing, Ylva takes the participants through a fascinating journey of using images in Second Life.

In this bilingual presentation (English/ French) Ilva Lindberg of Finland presents her book ‘Image et texte dans Second Life: une littératie en devenir (Image and Text . . . → Read More: Image and Text in Second Life: Une littératie en devenir/ The Becoming of Literacy

Welcome address: The work of the ECML in support of multilingualism and plurilingual education – language education and technology


Online Presentation

Thu 22 April 2010, 9am GMT

In this welcome address, Dr. Waldemar Martyniuk, Executive Director of ECML introduces the work of ECML in networking expertice throughout Europe to foster plurilingualism of citizens and intercultural education and to empower language teaching professionals through the strengthening of professional networks and the wider community of language . . . → Read More: Welcome address: The work of the ECML in support of multilingualism and plurilingual education – language education and technology