Saturday, 28 February 2009

New projects on language learning in Second Life

I am updating Section 14.2.1, Module 1.5 almost daily. Three new additions:

AVALON (Access to Virtual and Action Learning live ONline) is a two-year EU-funded project running from January 2009 to December 2010, aiming to explore 3D worlds for language learning:

CALICO 2009 Workshop on Virtual Worlds and Language Teaching:

NIFLAR (Networked Interaction in Foreign Language Acquisition and Research): An EU-funded project, which began in January 2009:

Keep checking out Section 14.2.1, Module 1.5 at


Sunday, 22 February 2009

What do you think about Twitter?

I was luke-warm about Twitter when I joined it some months ago, but I now realise it was my own fault for failing to seek out friends, old and new, who use Twitter. I have therefore made an effort over the last few days to find out who uses it. I found over 20 friends in a couple of hours, and I picked up some useful Web links and other information from them.

You can find me on Twitter as GroovyWinkler.