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  • Maria Albers de Urriola
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      Dear all,
      I just received this today and thought that this could be of our interest.
      María Irene
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      Subject: TESLCA-L Digest - 31 Mar 2003 to 1 Apr 2003 (#2003-77)

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      Topics of the day:

      1. Call: telecollaborative language learning

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      Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2003 21:45:03 -0500
      From: Julie Belz <jab63@...>
      Subject: Call: telecollaborative language learning

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      Call for Papers
      2005 volume of the AAUSC

      Title: Computer-mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education

      Co-editors: Julie A. Belz (Penn State) and Steven L. Thorne (Penn State)
      Series editor: Sally Magnan (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

      Description of Volume: This volume provides a state-of-the-art
      overview of telecollaboration, the application of global computer
      networks to foreign (and second) language learning and teaching in
      institutionalized settings. In telecollaborative partnerships,
      internationally-dispersed learners in parallel language classes use
      internet communication tools such as email, synchronous chat,
      threaded discussion, video-conferencing, web logs (blogs), web
      telephony and/or video-chat in order to support social interaction,
      dialogue, debate, and intercultural exchange with expert speakers of
      the respective language under study. The underlying rationale is to
      provide the members of each of the parallel language classes with
      access to and engagement with age peers who are expert speakers of
      the "foreign" language under study. In sum, telecollaboration is
      characterized by institutionalized computer-mediated intercultural
      communication for the purposes of foreign language learning and the
      development of intercultural competence.

      The remainder of the call, including contact info, is here:


      with best, julie belz & steve thorne
      Julie A. Belz
      Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics and German
      Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures
      Program in Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
      Center for Language Acquisition, Affiliate
      311 Burrowes Building
      Penn State University
      Fax: 814.865.8882
      Phone: 814.865.5481

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