Voyages to new horizons.
Teresa MacKinnon, Principal Teaching Fellow, School of
Languages and Cultures.
Virtual Exchange (#OIE) development within language
learning vle Languages@Warwick
#clavier project case study published in INTENT report and
tasks uploaded to uni-collaboration database.
Growing interest in telecollaboration and online intercultural
exchange to support skills for “global graduates”
British Council Going Mobile report
Higher Education Academy Internationalising Higher
Research and data collection.
Languages@Warwick design informed by empirical research into
language teaching undertaken as part of Master’s dissertation.
“Traveler metaphore” (Steiner Kvale, 1996) Bildungsreise
Community of Practice approach (Wenger, 2000)
Ongoing qualitative and quantitative data collection and
Regular open dissemination of findings through formal and
• Students as creators
• Rhizomatic growth into teacher
exploring new pedagogies
Languages@Warwick review 2013
Student satisfaction with online course use highest
when interaction included in design.
Presented at Eurocall, Evora 2013, paper available as OER.
Mark Childs (2010) A conceptual framework for mediated environments,
Educational Research, 52:2, 197-213, DOI: 10.1080/00131881.2010.482738
To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00131881.2010.482738
Presented at Eurocall 2013 Evora, Portugal.
Paper submitted for publishing as part of “Online Intercultural Exchange:
Policy, Pedagogy, Practice” Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural
Communication edited by Zhu Hua, Claire Kramsch.