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Courses that went towards the Action Learning Report

Page history last edited by Mats Deutschmann 9 years, 9 months ago

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Overview

Below you will find further information about the courses that have contributed to the report.


 

For an overview of the deliverables in WP 3 CLICK HERE

 

 

 

Courses

 


 

General Information

List of Teachers

Templates for course description

List of Scenario Types

Best Practise  

Communication and Language Learning Models

Guidelines for Educators

Introductory Multimedia Kit for Learners

Reward Model

Storyboard and Plot

 

AVALON Teacher Training Course

 

Main venue: Kamimo Island

Teacher: Luisa Panichi (Avalon Partner no. ..)

Avalon support and coordination: Christel Schneider (Avalon partner no. ...)

Duration and times: 10 lessons, one hour and a half each (21.00-22.30) from April... to June...2009

Call and recruitment: The call for the course was issued directly to students who had already attended the Italian for beginners course run by.... (add link). Most of the students were recruited from here with a few additional students joining from...

 

Summary

For a complete report on the Teacher Training course CLICK HERE

 

Curriculum Design

To download the Word document with the Curriculum CLICK HERE

 

Learning Management System (Moodle)

For the moodle CLICK HERE

 

Evaluation

For the Action Research Evaluation CLICK HERE

 

Recordings

For the Recordings CLICK HERE

 


 

 

Italian for Beginners

 

Italian for beginners 1

 

 

Main venue: Kamimo Island

Teacher: Luisa Panichi (Avalon Partner no. ..)

Avalon support and coordination: Christel Schneider (Avalon partner no. ...)

Duration and times: 10 lessons, one hour and a half each (21.00-22.30) from April... to June...2009

Call and recruitment: The call for the course was issued directly to students who had already attended the Italian for beginners course run by.... (add link). Most of the students were recruited from here with a few additional students joining from...

 

Summary

For a complete report on the Italian for Beginners 1 Course CLICK HERE

 

Scenario Design

To download the Word document with the Scenario Design CLICK HERE

 

Evaluation

For the Action Research Evaluation CLICK HERE

 

Recordings

For the Recordings CLICK HERE

 

 

 


 

Italian for beginners 2

Main venue: Avalon learning Island

Teacher: Anna Begonia (invited SL community teacher and expert)

Avalon support and coordination: Luisa Panichi (P. no..), Christel Schneider, Gerhilde Meissl-Egghart

Duration: 10 lessons; each lesson was one hour and a half long (21.00-22.30); 12 July-12 August 2010

Call and recruitment: the course was advertised on the project ning (link), through Partner Grenzenlos and through emailing to target communities and second life group notices.

 

Summary

For a complete report on the Italian for Beginners 2 Course CLICK HERE

 

Scenario Design

To download the Word document with the Scenario Design CLICK HERE

 

Evaluation

For the Action Research Evaluation CLICK HERE

 

Recordings

For the Recordings CLICK HERE

 

 

 


 

 

North Sami

 

North Sami 1 A

 

Venues:  SL (Wonderful Denmark; Humlab Islans 1 and 2; Animal Island; Muinjij Island) 10%; and Adobe Connect 10%; 80% Self-study in LMS Cambro.

Teacher: Hanna Outakoski (University of Umeå)

Avalon support and coordination: Mats Deutschmann, Luisa Panichi

Duration: 8 January - 6 June 2010;  Self-study in learning management system (Cambro) at 10 hours per week; 12 one hour Adobe Connect sessions from 20.00- 21.00; 5 one-hour sessions in Second Life from 21.00-22.00 CET and 5 hours in SL for group or pair work.

Call and recruitment: students were enrolled in a Sami language course at the University of Umeå (Associate partner of Avalon) for 7.5 credits. (Part to of the North Sami for Benniners. Part two "Practical North Sami Language Proficiency. pdf to course description: http://www.umu.se/utbildning/program-kurser/kurs/?currentView=syllabus&code=1SA090).

 

 

 

North Sami 1 b

Venues:  SL (Sprakens Hus  on Humlab 2; Wonderful Denmark, Animal Island,  Greenies Home, Pairwork Area British Council Island, Edulapland) and Adobe Connect

Teacher: Hanna Outakoski (University of Umeå)

Avalon support and coordination: Mats Deutschmann, Luisa Panichi

Duration: 30 August 2010 -16 Jan 2011;  Self-study in learning management system (Cambro) at 10 hours per week; 12 one hour Adobe Connect sessions from 11.00-12.00 alternating with 10.30-11.30; 10 one-hour sessions in Second Life (12.00-13 alternating with 11.30.12.30) and 10 hours in SL for group or pair work. 3 physical face-to-face meetings/seminars with the teacher at a location called Gellivare 300 km from the University main campus (closer to the main student base: 9 students out of 19).

Call and recruitment: students were enrolled in a Sami language course at the University of Umeå (Associate partner of Avalon) for 7.5 credits. (Module of the North Sami for Beginners. Part two "Practical North Sami Language Proficiency. pdf to course description: http://www.umu.se/utbildning/program-kurser/kurs/?currentView=syllabus&code=1SA090).

 

 

 

North Sami 2

Venues:  SL (Student exploration of SL..... ....) and Adobe Connect

Teacher: Hanna Outakoski (University of Umeå)

Avalon support and coordination: Mats Deutschmann, Luisa Panichi

Duration: 4.11.2010 - 16 Jan 2011;  Self-study in learning management system (Cambro) at 20 hours per week; 2 one hour Adobe Connect sessions for Sl support; Student group work in SL (time .....................).1 physical face-to-face meetings/seminar with the teacher at a location called Kiruna 500 km from the University main campus (this is location where all students are based).

Call and recruitment: students were enrolled in a Sami language course at the University of Umeå (Associate partner of Avalon) for 7.5 credits. (Module of North Sami Language Proficiency 2: http://www.sprak.umu.se/utbildning/kurser/kurs/?currentView=syllabus&code=1SA092

 

Summary

For a complete report on the Italian for North Sami Course CLICK HERE

(coming soon)

 

Scenario Design

To download the Word document with the Scenario Design CLICK HERE

 

Evaluation

For the Action Research Evaluation CLICK HERE

 

Recordings

For the Recordings CLICK HERE


 

Debating Course

 

Main venue: Avalaon and Kamimo Island

Teacher: Mats Deutschmann, Gary Motteram 

Avalon support and coordination: Nicholas Sheppard, Gary Motteram, Mats Deutschmann

Duration:6 weeks from March 2009-early May 2009

Call and recruitment: From university network at Mid Sweden, Pisa, Manchester University and University of Central Missouri. 

 

Summary

For a complete report on the Debating Course CLICK HERE

(coming soon)

 

Scenario Design

To download the Word document with the Scenario Design CLICK HERE

 

Evaluation

For the Action Research Evaluation CLICK HERE

 

Recordings

For the Recordings CLICK HERE


 

Business English Course

 

Business English 1A

 

 

Main venue: Business Barn (Avalon Learning)

Teacher: Graham Stanley

Avalon support and coordination: Gerhilde Meissl-Egghart, Heike Philp

Duration: 9 lessons, one hour and a half each (21.00-22.30) once every 2 weeks from September 22nd to December 15th 2009. Additionally, participants were encouraged to meet in groups once every 2 weeks when there were no classes. For the last three lessons we decided to combine the two groups (Business English 1A & 1B) because of dropouts in Business English 1B.

Call and recruitment: The call for the course was issued directly to Grenzenlos students with a few additional students recruited directly from Second Life

 

Summary

For a complete report on the Business English Course CLICK HERE

(coming soon)

 

Scenario Design

To download the Word document with the Scenario Design CLICK HERE

 

Evaluation

For the Action Research Evaluation CLICK HERE

 

Recordings

For the Recordings CLICK HERE

 

Business English 1B

Main venue: Business Barn, Avalon Learning

Teacher: Joe Pereira

Avalon support and coordination: Gerhilde Meissl-Egghart

9 lessons, one hour and a half each (21.00-22.30) once every 2 weeks from September 22nd to December 15th 2009. Additionally, participants were encouraged to meet in groups once every 2 weeks when there were no classes. For the last three lessons we decided to combine the two groups (Business English 1A & 1B) because of dropouts in Business English 1B.

Call and recruitment: The call for the course was issued directly to Grenzenlos students with a few additional students recruited via the British Council

 

Summary

For a complete report on the Business English Course CLICK HERE

 

Scenario Design

To download the Word document with the Scenario Design CLICK HERE

 

Evaluation

For the Action Research Evaluation CLICK HERE

 

Recordings

For the Recordings CLICK HERE

 

 

Business English 2

 

Main venue: Sandbox Avalon Learning

Teachers: Joe Pereira & Holly Longstroth (and Graham Stanley)

Avalon support and coordination: Graham Stanley

Duration and times: B1+ level. 6 lessons, one hour-and-a-half each (20.00-21.30 GMT) once every week from May 25th to June 29th 2010.

Call and recruitment: For the second iteration of the Business English course, the call for the course was issued directly through the Avalon Ning, various mailing lists and communities of practice. Additionally, some students recruited directly via the British Council.

 

Summary

For a complete report on the Business English Course CLICK HERE

 

Scenario Design

To download the Word document with the Scenario Design CLICK HERE

 

Evaluation

For the Action Research Evaluation CLICK HERE

 

Recordings

For the Recordings CLICK HERE


 

  

FCE Speaking Skills

 

Main venue: Arrivals Area, Huts, Pairwork space, (Avalon Learning)

Teacher: Kyle Mawer (teacher), Graham Stanley (facilitator)

Avalon support and coordination: Graham Stanley

Duration: 6 lessons, one hour each (19.00-20.00 GMT) once every week from May 26th to June 30th 2010.

Call and recruitment: For this variation of the Debating course, the call for the course was issued directly through the Avalon Ning, various mailing lists and communities of practice. Additionally, some students recruited directly via the British Council.

Call for participants: http://www.scribd.com/doc/31099394/AVALON-FCE-Speaking-Skills-May-2010

Pre-course information: http://www.scribd.com/doc/31718837/AVALON-FCE-Speaking-Skills-Instructions

 

 

Summary

For a complete report on the FCE Speaking Skills Course CLICK HERE

 

Scenario Design

To download the Word document with the Scenario Design CLICK HERE

 

Evaluation

For the Action Research Evaluation CLICK HERE

 

Recordings

For the Recordings CLICK HERE

 


  

German for Beginners

 

Teachers:  Nika (Hajnalka) Beck [Dorka Nemeth] and Heike Philp [Gwen Gwasi]

Avalon support and coordination: Grenzenlos lokal support by Stefan Schmid aka Stefan Fireflight

Duration: 10 weeks

Call and recruitment: Grenzenlos

 

Summary

For a complete report on the German for Beginners Course CLICK HERE

 

Scenario Design

To download the Word document with the Scenario Design CLICK HERE

 

Evaluation

For the Action Research Evaluation CLICK HERE

 

Recordings

For the Recordings CLICK HERE

 


 

Business Talking

 

Course Launch - 17 September 2009

 

Number of participants:

 

Teacher/actor/facilitator: David Richardson

 

 

For a complete report on the Business Talking Course CLICK HERE

 

Summary

For a complete report on the Business Talking Course CLICK HERE

 

Scenario Design

To download the Word document with the Scenario Design CLICK HERE

 

Evaluation

For the Action Research Evaluation CLICK HERE

 

Recordings

For the Recordings CLICK HERE


 

Catering Tandem

 

Main venue:

Teacher:

Avalon support and coordination:

Duration and times:

Call and recruitment:

 

Summary

For a complete report on the Business Talking Course CLICK HERE

(coming soon)

 

Scenario Design

To download the Word document with the Scenario Design CLICK HERE

 

Evaluation

For the Action Research Evaluation CLICK HERE

 

Recordings

For the Recordings CLICK HERE


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