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Language Learning in Virtual Worlds: Overview of a PhD Research

Thursday, February 9th, 2009 from 12:30 PM till 2:00 PM at the Jacobo Auditorium

SUBMITTED BY: Mr. Riad Saba
University of Balamand
Faculty of Engineering


ABSTRACT: The presentation starts with a brief introduction to the area of Technology Enhanced Learning, outlining how Virtual Worlds are emerging as learning tools in the wider context of e-learning.

The presentation then gives an overview of the PhD research topic briefly explaining the research design and the experimental work conducted.

The presentation concludes with a demonstration of the learning space constructed on the Virtual World Second Life based on the University of Nottingham Second Life island and some of the issues faced, leading to a discussion period."
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