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CyTEA Poster

CyTEA Conference – Call for Speaker Proposals + Travel Grant

  The IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG is pleased to announce a presenter travel grant for the annual CyTEA Conference to be held between 8-9 December 2018 in Nicosia, Cyprus. CyTEA is an IATEFL associate and holds successful conferences every year, attracting local as well as international delegates. The lucky winner will receive 300 GBP to […]

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OLLReN 3rd Annual Online Conference – Call for Papers

  The 3rd OLLReN annual online conference on research into using technology for language learning takes places on 4 October 2018.  This is a jointly organised and hosted event by the Learning Technologies SIG, Laureate International Universities and Cambridge University Press.  Last year’s slides and recordings are available here and there are some thumbnails from last year’s […]

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Motivational video lessons for SEN students

Video is a part of how students communicate with each other in their everyday lives, and teachers know that it is becoming a vital component in maintaining students’ interest and focus in the classroom, which is especially important for kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), writes scholarship winner, Julia Koifman. In order to achieve […]

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LTSIG Showcase Day

The LTSIG Showcase Day was held on the 10th of April at The Brighton Centre featuring 7 key speakers who shared interesting talks on incorporating online tools that could empower teachers to deliver better teaching experiences overall, writes Elisa Effendy. Jennifer Dobson began the day by outlining the teacher’s role in facilitating the online experiences […]

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MAVR & ELT: A Match Made In Heaven ?

The Japan Association For Language Learning (JALT) is joining forces with the LTSIG on 13 May to discuss mixed, augmented and virtual reality in ELT on Twitter, using the hashtag #MAVRLT. The LTSIG PCE in Brighton 2018 recently organised a series of expert talks on the theme of MAVR, and this upcoming Tweet chat affords a […]

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LTSIG at The Virtual Round Table Symposium

  The LT SIG is participating in the 10th Virtual Round Table WebConference on language learning technologies from 27 to 29 April 2018 Following the success of our pre-conference event at IATEFL earlier this month, the SIG are contributing to a symposium on Virtual Reality (VR). Three of our great PCE speakers, Sarah Rogerson, Heike Philp and […]

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Highlights of LTSIG PCE 2018

By Elisa Effendy Roving reporter    Roving reporter scholarship winner, Elisa Effendy, describes the LTSIG Pre-conference Event in Brighton, highlighting its significance in exploring the potential of augmented reality and virtual reality in learning . Elisa has created a striking video and detailed write-up to inform our members of key take-aways, while capturing memories of […]

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