Author Archive | Phil Longwell

VR in ELT (Glasgow 2017)

Using VR in ELT (Glasgow 2017)

This is a brief review of ‘VR in the EFL class’ by Raquel Ribeiro and ‘Using immersive 360 videos to reduce language anxiety’ by Sarah Rogerson and Tom Booth. They were written by our Glasgow 2017 Roving Reporter, Will Leung.  Note: This is a previously unpublished review by our Roving Reporter at the conference. If […]

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OLLReN 2019 – Call for Papers

The 2019 OLLReN Call for Papers is now open! In this online event, researchers from around the world will share their work into investigating the impact of technology to support language learning. We will review the evidence of what happens when technology and language learners meet. The LTSIG will have a say in reviewing papers and has […]

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LTSIG Scholarship for IATEFL Manchester 2020

IATEFL Head Office have announced details of scholarships being awarded to attend the 2020 annual conference, which takes place in Manchester, UK, 18-21 April next year.  The conference was previously held in this city in 2015. Each year IATEFL offers a great range of conference scholarships to enable teachers, trainers and other ELT professionals the opportunity to […]

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Common Misconceptions about Voice Assistants

by Anna Weninger Have you ever wondered what the fuss about AI is all about? Have you also wondered how you can REALLY use voice assistants in the classroom? Using voice assistants such as Alexa in the first place is anything but straightforward when talking about ethics in IT. However, even if you do decide […]

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