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SLanguages 2008 Conference - 23 May 2008

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SLanguages 2008
The Conference for
Language Education in Virtual Worlds

23 - 24 May 2008

Published in: Technology, Education

SLanguages 2008 Conference - 23 May 2008

  1. 1. SLanguages 2008 Language Education in Virtual Worlds 23 - 24 May 2008 slanguages.net
  2. 2. Who should attend? <ul><li>Anyone interested in virtual worlds for language education </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone with experience in learning languages in virtual worlds? </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone who wants to meet other educators using Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone who wants to know more </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who will be presenting? <ul><li>Language Educators using Second Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Language schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Researchers and Consultants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Researchers (Students & Professors) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultants </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What will I gain? <ul><li>Language Education in Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Discover the Potential Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Try Tools for Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about Materials and Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss Approaches and Methods </li></ul><ul><li>Share Experiences </li></ul>
  5. 5. Can I give a presentation? <ul><li>Please see the guidelines on the </li></ul><ul><li>website slanguages.net and submit </li></ul><ul><li>a proposal. </li></ul><ul><li>We are especially interested in: </li></ul><ul><li>Your experience with virtual worlds </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations in other languages </li></ul>
  6. 6. How do I attend? <ul><li>The conference is free, but please </li></ul><ul><li>register via the website... </li></ul><ul><li>slanguages.net </li></ul>
  7. 7. When is it? <ul><li>10:00 PST, Friday 23 May </li></ul><ul><li>(18.00 UTC/GMT) </li></ul><ul><li>to </li></ul><ul><li>10:00 PST, Saturday 24 May </li></ul><ul><li>(18.00 UTC/GMT) </li></ul><ul><li>Your local time here - timeanddate.com </li></ul>
  8. 8. Where is it? <ul><li>Second Life islands: EduNation II + EduNation III </li></ul><ul><li>http:// slurl.com/secondlife/EduNation II/243/180/21/ </li></ul>
  9. 9. Who is organizing this? <ul><li>The Consultants-E </li></ul><ul><li>An educational consultancy company that </li></ul><ul><li>specialises in online education, including: </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>The Consultants-E have three islands in </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life that support online education. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Where can I learn more? <ul><li>slanguages.net </li></ul>
  11. 11. SLanguages 2008 The Conference for Language Education in Virtual Worlds 23 - 24 May 2008 Second Life - EduNation II & EduNation III slanguages.net Supported by

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