Open Educational Resources (OER) for less used languages in an increasingly digital everyday culture
What is the future for less used languages online? How can online resources be an effective tool to preserve less used languages? This is the topic that will be discussed in the Webinar Open Educational Resources (OER) for less used languages in an increasingly digital everyday culture: What are the challenges and how will we tackle them?
Time: 19 September 14:00-15:00 (Central European Time)
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Kate Borthwick, University of Southampton, UK
Coordinator for e-learning at the Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS). Experienced developer of online learning materials and an e-tutor. She has a research interest in open educational resources (OER) and managed all of the Centre’s recent projects exploring Open Educational Practice.
Anna-Comas Quinn, The Open University, UK
Lecturer in Spanish at the Department of Languages. Leader of LORO, a project to provide free open educational resources for language teaching and learning (http://loro.open.ac.uk). Fellow of SCORE (Support Centre for Open Educational Resources).
Sylvi Vigmo, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Takes a specific interest in interaction, communication and learning in collaborative digital media settings. More specifically this means in-depth explorations of the use of languages in learners’ boundary crossings between contexts in which digital media are used as resources.
Chair: Alastair Creelman, Linneus University
E-learning specialist, business intelligence, project leader. University library / e-Health Institute. Distance/net-based learning, quality in e-learning, open educational resources (OER), MOOCs, social media in education.
What will you learn from this webinar?
- The status of OER in less used languages in Europe
- Some current strategic projects working going on that deal with OER
- How OER can be used as a resource in teaching and learning of languages
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