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Chatting, Chatten or Chattare: Using a Multilingual Workspace for Language and Culture Learning

Stickler, Ursula (2008). Chatting, Chatten or Chattare: Using a Multilingual Workspace for Language and Culture Learning. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET), 3 pp. 69–76.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.3991/ijet.v3i1.731
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Abstract

This paper will describe the results of analyses carried out on multilingual chat sessions that took place in the context of LITERALIA, a 24-months long project funded by the European Union’s Grundtvig initiative to support: “Learning In Tandem to Encourage Reciprocal Autonomous Learning In Adults - LITERALIA”. An online workspace was created for the project that allowed learners to communicate with others in four different countries and to enhance their linguistic and cultural competence in four European languages: English, German, Italian, and Polish. Participation in the chat was voluntary and took place in an integrated Moodle workspace.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2008 iJET
ISSN: 1863-0383
Extra Information: Special Issue 3 : ICL2008

This article was modified from a presentation at the
International Conference of Interactive Computer Aided Learning ICL2008, September 24 - 26, 2008 in Villach, Austria
Keywords: e-learning; language learning; independent learning; online collaborative learning
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Languages
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 21067
Depositing User: Users 9543 not found.
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2010 15:00
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2012 10:11
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/21067
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