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Add a dimension to your teaching:  an introduction to language learning in virtual worlds
By Antonella Berriolo aka Anna Begonia (SL name) http://aberriolo.wordpress.com Helen Myers aka Karelia Kondor (SL name) h...
3 D WEB:  EXPERIMENTAL LEARNING
THE BASICS:   ACQUIRING A 3D PRESENCE E.G. SECOND LIFE
 
 
CONFERENCES AND MEETING
Language learning in SL: SL  5th  Birthday 200 8
Presentation of the project Avalon Learning  - 2009
SLexperiment-Avalon teachers meeting - 2010
 
SHARING SKILLS AND RESOURCES
Learning to create objects
Sharing resources
Collaborating
LANGUAGE CLASSES
English at Cypris Chat
A field trip to learn English (Uwa Virtlantis)
German at Goethe Institut
Ich bin ein Berliner : TeleportNovela
Shooting a short film in Italian (italianiamo 20 10 )
GAMES
Click on image to see the video
Click on image to see the video
ROLE PLAY:  LANGUAGE TEACHER LED
Languagelab – Spanish for tourism
Avalon – Alzati e cammina (italian )
ROLE PLAY:  AUT H ENTIC/NATIVE SPEAKERS Rpg
H ospital treatment in a French role play  S im
Click on image to see the video
THE  ‘ REAL ’  VIRTUAL WORLD !
Visiting an art gallery
Click on image to see the video
The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
Real friends
THEORY DISTILLED FROM  EXPERIENCE / PRACTICE:  EXPERIENTIAL 3D LEARNING
<ul><li>Re present a concept, see them from different points of view and interact with them </li></ul><ul><li>Interact wit...
Talk with friends
R ead
Listen to  music
Walk around in town
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Add a dimension to your teaching: an introduction to language learning in Virtual Worlds

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Give an extra dimension to your own language learning/ acquisition, then apply it to your teaching. An introduction to language learning in virtual worlds.

Two enthusiastic language teachers and their ‘avatars’ describe their own personal and professional teaching and learning journeys through the magical, virtual 3D world of Second Life, reflecting on how a third dimension enhances the experience and effectiveness of language learning (whether for your own or your students’ benefit) and inviting you to join them in a supportive, collaborative and lively network of teachers from across the world.

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  • references on role play video:
    Artstonia (role play sim)
    http://slurl.com/secondlife/Artstonia/216/118/127
    Chatlog: example of role play interaction
    [2010/09/29 23:50] gadget Cyberstar: greetings, anna
    [2010/09/29 23:50] anna Begonia: greetings
    [2010/09/29 23:51] Relm Foxdale: Greetings
    [2010/09/29 23:52] anna Begonia: greetings
    [2010/09/29 23:52] Whrek Nirvana: Eya Girly
    [2010/09/29 23:52] gadget Cyberstar: ooh goodie, the rat is here
    [2010/09/29 23:52] Whrek Nirvana: shut up
    [2010/09/29 23:52] gadget Cyberstar: and why would i do that?
    [2010/09/29 23:53] Whrek Nirvana: you’ve got shit spewwin out yur gums
    [2010/09/29 23:53] Whrek Nirvana: I’m sure relm doesn’t appreciate getting covered in it
    [2010/09/29 23:59] anna Begonia: *approaches Whreck, looks at his skin*
    [2010/09/29 23:59] anna Begonia: Sir, do you paint it every day? It would take long. How many hours?
    [2010/09/30 00:00] anna Begonia: do someone help you?
    [2010/09/30 00:00] Whrek Nirvana cocks his foot to the side and sweeps his tail around it, standing up tall in front of her, 'Wha, You aint meanin ta tell me you aint never seen a tatoo before girly, THis down come off, its burned on my flesh'
    [2010/09/30 00:00] Relm Foxdale suddenly chuckles. 'You have longer hair than me.'
    [2010/09/30 00:01] gadget Cyberstar: aye, frieking wood elfs, they dun know how ta cut hair
    [2010/09/30 00:01] anna Begonia: Oh, my god! burned! it has to be very painful! Why did they do it to you? *with a shrill in ther voice*
    [2010/09/30 00:01] Relm Foxdale grabs his ponytail playfully
    [2010/09/30 00:01] gadget Cyberstar: hey! no pulling!
    [2010/09/30 00:01] Relm Foxdale laughs
    [2010/09/30 00:01] gadget Cyberstar: pull my hair, i steal an ear
    [2010/09/30 00:02] Relm Foxdale: You wouldn't dare
    [2010/09/30 00:02] gadget Cyberstar: try me
    [2010/09/30 00:02] Relm Foxdale frowns
    [2010/09/30 00:02] Relm Foxdale: Nah
    [2010/09/30 00:02] Whrek Nirvana holds his hand up and traces down his arms, 'Traders and brands, each of these was given to me when I was slave to one or another, the Ravinica guild added the roses every time, or was it gruuls
    [2010/09/30 00:02] gadget Cyberstar: tatoos dun hurt, actually
    [2010/09/30 00:03] gadget Cyberstar: well, much
    [2010/09/30 00:03] Whrek Nirvana: they do when theyre seared
    [2010/09/30 00:03] gadget Cyberstar: yeah
    [2010/09/30 00:03] Relm Foxdale: Not very much, no
    [2010/09/30 00:03] gadget Cyberstar: i said much
    [2010/09/30 00:03] Relm Foxdale: Depends where they are
    [2010/09/30 00:03] Whrek Nirvana: take a hot Iron, dip it in ink, then brand the flesh
    [2010/09/30 00:03] gadget Cyberstar: well, ye stop feeling much after a whyle
    [2010/09/30 00:03] Relm Foxdale smirks. 'You've never seen mine, Gadget.'
    [2010/09/30 00:03] anna Begonia: you were a slave? *goes nearer to Whreck* how can be that you were takein slave? You are so strong *smiles half shyly half mockingly* why did you not defend yourself?
    [2010/09/30 00:03] gadget Cyberstar: did nay know ye had one
    [2010/09/30 00:03] Relm Foxdale: But then I keep it hidden, for good reason
    [2010/09/30 00:04] Relm Foxdale: When i was with those...people
    [2010/09/30 00:04] gadget Cyberstar: ah
    [2010/09/30 00:04] Whrek Nirvana: I was a boy when I was taken at as a slave, and even now not much I can do to a camp of slavers ta stop em, though I’ve slipt outta theyre grips a few times as of late
    [2010/09/30 00:05] gadget Cyberstar: ye just gotta learn how ta fight right
    [2010/09/30 00:05] anna Begonia: I was told that there are raids sometimes in the village, they catch people, children or girls. Are they slavers?
    [2010/09/30 00:05] gadget Cyberstar: mostly just monsters
    [2010/09/30 00:06] Whrek Nirvana: Wouldnt doubt it, Sparten raiders are pretty notorious fer taken breedin stock, women and girls, athenians well take workers of men
    [2010/09/30 00:06] Relm Foxdale: Well, Gadget, I need to go to bed...it's been a long day, traveling to Flotsam and back
    [2010/09/30 00:06] gadget Cyberstar: *frowns* alright
    [2010/09/30 00:06] anna Begonia: ah.... other mostners, not the one you have in the village, i guess
    [2010/09/30 00:06] Relm Foxdale: But thanks for dancing with me *smiles*
    [2010/09/30 00:06] gadget Cyberstar: goodnight, relm
    [2010/09/30 00:06] Relm Foxdale: Night
    [2010/09/30 00:06] anna Begonia: good Night lady
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  • reference to video devil island mystery.
    http://elearningproject.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=93&Itemid=175

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j63IE3PHnT4
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Add a dimension to your teaching: an introduction to language learning in Virtual Worlds

  1. 1. Click on image to see the video
  2. 2. Add a dimension to your teaching: an introduction to language learning in virtual worlds
  3. 3. By Antonella Berriolo aka Anna Begonia (SL name) http://aberriolo.wordpress.com Helen Myers aka Karelia Kondor (SL name) http://google.com/profiles/HelenMyers007#about http://kareliakondor.wordpress.com
  4. 4. 3 D WEB: EXPERIMENTAL LEARNING
  5. 5. THE BASICS: ACQUIRING A 3D PRESENCE E.G. SECOND LIFE
  6. 8. CONFERENCES AND MEETING
  7. 9. Language learning in SL: SL 5th Birthday 200 8
  8. 10. Presentation of the project Avalon Learning - 2009
  9. 11. SLexperiment-Avalon teachers meeting - 2010
  10. 13. SHARING SKILLS AND RESOURCES
  11. 14. Learning to create objects
  12. 15. Sharing resources
  13. 16. Collaborating
  14. 17. LANGUAGE CLASSES
  15. 18. English at Cypris Chat
  16. 19. A field trip to learn English (Uwa Virtlantis)
  17. 20. German at Goethe Institut
  18. 21. Ich bin ein Berliner : TeleportNovela
  19. 22. Shooting a short film in Italian (italianiamo 20 10 )
  20. 23. GAMES
  21. 24. Click on image to see the video
  22. 25. Click on image to see the video
  23. 26. ROLE PLAY: LANGUAGE TEACHER LED
  24. 27. Languagelab – Spanish for tourism
  25. 28. Avalon – Alzati e cammina (italian )
  26. 29. ROLE PLAY: AUT H ENTIC/NATIVE SPEAKERS Rpg
  27. 30. H ospital treatment in a French role play S im
  28. 31. Click on image to see the video
  29. 32. THE ‘ REAL ’ VIRTUAL WORLD !
  30. 33. Visiting an art gallery
  31. 34. Click on image to see the video
  32. 35. The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
  33. 36. Real friends
  34. 37. THEORY DISTILLED FROM EXPERIENCE / PRACTICE: EXPERIENTIAL 3D LEARNING
  35. 38. <ul><li>Re present a concept, see them from different points of view and interact with them </li></ul><ul><li>Interact with people from all over the world both in written text (chat) or orally (voice) </li></ul><ul><li>C ollaborate in the creation of learning objects with others </li></ul><ul><li>S hare with other what we create and what we know </li></ul><ul><li>C reate a 3d learning environment in w hich  learners can move </li></ul><ul><li>D o all the above for free or with a small investment </li></ul>
  36. 39. Talk with friends
  37. 40. R ead
  38. 41. Listen to music
  39. 42. Walk around in town
  40. 43. Talk around a table
  41. 44. F ly with friends!
  42. 45. THANKS AND FINAL COMMENTS
  43. 46. http://secondlife.com
  44. 47. Helen Myers [email_address] In SL: Karelia Kondor Antonella Berriolo: [email_address] In SL: Anna Begonia For all references given in this talk, go to: http://www.all-london.org.uk

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