On November 13, 2014 the research group on pedagogy for language education in a changing learning enviroment at the Teacher Education Faculty of Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Tilburg, Netherlands http://tinyurl.com/qc58wdz, is organising a conference on the use of virtual worlds in education in collaboration with several partners in related European projects, including EuroVersity, TILA and CAMELOT.
This one-day conference aims to be interesting both for researchers and teachers who already are experienced in the use of virtual worlds in educational practice and ” newbies ” or interested colleagues from diverse educational sectors (HE , Further Ed. and secondary) and disciplines who are interested in the potential of virtual worlds for education. Presentations, online demonstrations and hands-on workshops will be offered with the aim of sharing experiences and find inspiration.
Call for international (online) contributions
To also provide an international dimension to the national expertise on educational applications of virtual worlds in the Dutch educational setting that we plan to bring together, international colleagues are most welcome to share their experiences. A time-slot (10.45 – 11.15 CET) has been planned for (online) presentations and/or demos.
Please send paper/demo proposals (max.300 words), no later than July 1 to the this general conference e-mail address:
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