Telecollaboration.Existing activities in computer mediated communication forlanguage learningBarriers to mainstreaming online intercultural exchangeResources and research to support practitionersFacilitating the embedding of online intercultural exchangea part of an internationalised student experience.
Existing activities in computer mediated communication for language learning
Barriers to mainstreaming online intercultural exchangeLevels of:awareness of contribution to internationalisationelectronic literacies and openess to possibilitiessuitable technical support and infrastructurepedagogical support for learning designintegration in curriculaInstitutional integration
Resources and research to support practitionersNetworks connecting online languageprofessionals are robustGrowing normalisation of CMC and VOIPGrowing body of knowledge to supportunderstanding of online communicationLaunch of UniCollaboration platformHEA events and awareness raising
Facilitating the embedding of online interculturalexchange. Acceptance of the value of new modes of communication Support for virtual mobility models Inclusion of OIE in training and staff development Recognition of time required to develop effective models Incentives for student and institutional participation in OIE