BRITISH COUNCIL SEARCHENGLISH Update February 28th 2005
- Hope you find something of interest here.
This is just a quick update to let you know about some new articles
available through http://searchenglish.britishcouncil.org
MUDS AND MOOS: COLLABORATIVE NARRATIVE PLAY AT WORK IN THE CLASSROOM
By exploring the collaborative practice at work in MUDs and MOOs, students
also participate in the collaborative nature of digital writing.
LANGUAGE: THE 3D COMPUTER GAME
For all the sites for language games , constructed languages , artificial
languages, Klingon, palindrome collectors, machine translation jokery, slang
rangers and the like now active on the web, has anyone tried to apply decent
digital design (DDD) to the task of showing how plain old natural language
CORPUS LINGUISTICS: WHAT IT IS AND HOW IT CAN BE APPLIED TO TEACHING
Having heard a declaration that corpora will revolutionize language
teaching, I became very curious to find out for myself what corpus studies
have to offer the English language teacher and how feasible such an
implementation would be.
MovingVoices is a project that explores how the creation of original
student-made digital videos can enrich teaching, learning, and cultural
GLOBAL DIGITAL DIVIDE 'NARROWING'
The "digital divide" between rich and poor nations is narrowing fast,
according to a World Bank report.
NEW TEACHER AND STUDENT ROLES IN THE TECHNOLOGY-SUPPORTED, LANGUAGE
The focus of this paper is a challenging analysis of how the roles of
teachers and students in different classroom settings are altered as a
result of computer-based technologies.
INCREASING VISUAL LITERACY SKILLS WITH DIGITAL IMAGERY
Visual literacy is becoming more important from a curricular standpoint as
society relies to a greater degree on images and visual communication
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