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The DOTS project: Developing Online Teaching Skills

Stickler, Ursula (2011). The DOTS project: Developing Online Teaching Skills. Language Teaching, 44(3) pp. 403–404.

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Coordinator: Ursula Stickler
Team members: Martina Emke (Hannover, Germany), Pauline Ernest (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain), Mateusz-Milan Stanojevic (Zagreb University, Croatia); associate
partners: Regine Hampel (The Open University, UK), Joseph Hopkins (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain), Tita Beaven (The Open University, UK), Aline Germain-Rutherford
(University of Ottawa, Canada).
The use of online tools in educational settings has become ubiquitous, yet effective online teaching requires very specific skills. To provide teaching professionals with an opportunity to develop such skills in a language learning context, the DOTS project ( was launched with support from ECML. The team is currently creating an online resource in the form of a Moodle workspace populated with bite-size training activities. Through these activities, teachers and trainee teachers of languages who want to extend their teaching into online spaces can develop and enhance their skills.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 Cambridge University Press
ISSN: 1475-3049
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot Set2011 ECML
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Languages
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 28758
Depositing User: Ursula Stickler
Date Deposited: 13 May 2011 08:56
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:23
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