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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  Note: This is a previously unpublished review by our Roving Reporter at the conference.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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The practical challenge of integrating innovative technological tools into a theoretical ESP course

If I asked you to associate Fine Arts with one word, I am pretty confident the answer would, unequivocally, be drawing or sketching, writes Maria Christoforou.  Now, I am curious to see which word you would use to relate the subject of English to the specifics of a course of Fine Arts. That is an even greater challenge! […]

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Cheapest VR Ready Laptops

Picking out a laptop that works well for the needs of the user is difficult for anyone, writes guest blogger, Davor Gasparevic. The myriad choices of computers all require careful consideration of size, speed, memory, graphics, performance and, of course, cost. Gamers require more powerful computers; add virtual reality (VR) into the mix and you […]

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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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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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LT SIG PCE Programme 2018

  Here is our programme of events for the LT SIG PCE in Brighton 2018. As you can see, we’ve got an exciting line-up of well-known professionals in Educational Technology, ready to guide us through Virtual Reality and its applications in English Language Teaching.        8.00 Registration desk at the Brighton Centre opens.      9:30 Coffee […]

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