Last chance to register for the University of Southampton e-learning symposium 2015!

Don’t forget to secure your place at the University of Southampton e-learning symposium 2015 before the registration deadline of Monday 19 January 2015! The 10th University of Southampton e-learning symposium, organised by the Centre for Language, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS), will take place at the University of Southampton from 22-23 January 2015.

To find out further information about this event, including details of keynote speakers and an event programme, visit the LLAS website.

Modern Languages staff to participate in ILIaD inaugural conference

A number of Modern Languages staff will be participating in the new Institute for Learning Innovation and Development (ILIad) inaugural conference, taking place on Monday 3 November from 10:30-17:30 at the University of Southampton. Amongst participating staff, Patrick Stevenson, Julie Watson, Lisa Bernasek and Marion Demossier will be presenting during the ‘speed networking’ session, and Laurence Georgin in the poster session. Read more…

Last chance to submit proposals for University of Southampton E-Learning Symposium 2015!

Do you make innovative use of technology in language teaching and learning? Have you been experimenting with MOOCs and wish to share your experiences? Do you use social networking sites, virtual worlds or mobile technology with your language students? Are you engaging students in the creation or use of open educational resources?

If so, don’t miss this opportunity to submit your proposal for a presentation, workshop or poster for the 10th annual University of Southampton e-learning symposium, organised by the Centre for Language, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS), taking place on 22 and 23 January 2015. The deadline for submissions is Monday 13 October 2014.

For further details about the event and guidance on submissions, visit the LLAS website.

Last chance to book a place at the ASMCF annual conference!

Register now, before the booking deadline of Tuesday 2nd September, to secure your place at the Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (ASMCF), taking place at the University of Southampton from 9-11 September 2014.

For further details on the conference, including information on key note speakers and on how to register, visit the event page on the Modern Languages website.

Modern Languages represented at 2014 Eurocall conference

Julie Watson and Kate Borthwick are amongst colleagues from Modern Languages attending the 2014 Eurocall conference, taking place from 20-23 August 2014 at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Julie’s presentation entitled ‘Sizing up the online course: adapting learning design to meet growing participant numbers’ will take place on the second day of the conference. Read more…

Presentations for Reshaping Languages in Higher Education conference now available

Following the highly successful Reshaping Languages in Higher Education conference, organised by the Centre for Languages Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS), at the Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton, earlier this month, a number of the presentation slides are now available online. To access these, visit the conference pages on the LLAS website.

Date set for 10th University of Southampton e-learning symposium

The 10th University of Southampton e-learning symposium, organised by the Centre for Language, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS), will take place at the University of Southampton from 22-23 January 2015.

For updates on this event, keep an eye on the Languages at Southampton blog!

‘Contemporary Central and South-East European Cinema in Transition’ – Postgraduate symposium tomorrow

A one-day postgraduate symposium on ‘Contemporary Central and South-East European Cinema in Transition’ will take place tomorrow, Friday 23rd May 2014 from 10:00-18:00 in Lecture Theatre B, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton. Read more…

Language Learning In and Out of the Classroom: A one day symposium

A one day symposium to celebrate the academic career of Professor Rosamond Mitchell will take place on 18 June 2014.

The symposium will pay tribute to Ros’s achievements in the fields of Education and Applied Linguistics over the past 40 years. The event will include an overview of Ros’s career by Professor Florence Myles, a series of talks on the theme of foreign language teaching and learning and a round table discussion about the future of language learning and teaching.

Recorded sessions now available from University of Southampton E-Learning Symposium 2014

For anyone who missed this year’s University of Southampton e-learning symposium, organised by the Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS), a selection of recorded sessions are now available via our YouTube channel. Visit the LLAS YouTube playlist for further details.