New MOOC on ‘Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching’ starts today

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Lancaster University is launching a MOOC on ‘Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching’ starting today, Monday 18th April 2016. This free course is designed for current and trainee teachers of additional languages, and offers a combination of practical tools and theoretical insights to support teachers to meet the needs of students with dyslexia.

For further information about this MOOC, and to sign up, visit the course page on the FutureLearn website.

‘Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching’ MOOC starts on Monday!

Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching

Modern Languages at Southampton will be relaunching the University of Southampton MOOC, ‘Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching’ on Monday 19 October, for the third running of the course. This four-week course will introduce participants to the field of second language learning, consider language classrooms and the role of teaching in language learning, and explore the uses of technology in teaching. The MOOC will also provide a taster of the Online MA in English Language Teaching, a joint course from the University of Southampton and the British Council.

For further information about the MOOC, including details of how to sign up, visit the course page on the FutureLearn website.

British Council launches MOOC for EFL teachers

On 31st July a new MOOC will be launched by the British Council. This free online course will last for 6 weeks and is aimed at people who are teaching English as a foreign language to help them develop the skills and practices needed for continuing professional development (CPD). For more information and to sign up for this MOOC, visit the course page on the FutureLearn website.

‘Understanding Language: learning and teaching’ MOOC starts today

Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching

The University of Southampton/British Council MOOC ‘Understanding Language: learning and teaching’ starts today (run through FutureLearn). This is the second run for this successful *FREE* online course, which has already attracted over 58,000 learners.

This time around, we already have over 30,000 people signed up from more than 115 countries, ready to watch our new live sessions and contribute our discussions. Read more…

‘Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching’ – MOOC starts next week

Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching

Modern Languages at Southampton will be relaunching the University of Southampton MOOC, ‘Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching’ on Monday 20 April, following its successful first run in November 2014. This four-week course will introduce participants to the field of second language learning, consider language classrooms and the role of teaching in language learning, and explore the uses of technology in teaching. The MOOC will also provide a taster of the Online MA in English Language Teaching, a joint course from the University of Southampton and the British Council.

For further information about the MOOC, including details of how to sign up, visit the course page on the FutureLearn website.

New MOOC on ‘Dyslexia and language teaching’ to be launched

Lancaster University is launching a new four-week MOOC on ‘Dyslexia and language teaching’, which will run from 20 April – 17 May 2015. Aimed at English language teachers, teachers of modern languages, teacher trainers, educators and trainee teachers, the course will enable its participants to reflect on how they can cater for the needs of students with dyslexia in the foreign/second language classroom. Participants will also explore a number of techniques, including new computer-assisted tools, which can be used to support students in the classroom.

To read more about the course and find out how to sign up, visit the FutureLearn website.

Free online course – Dyslexia and language teaching

A new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) entitled Dyslexia and language teaching will be running from 20th April – 17th May 2015. The course is being offered by Lancaster University through FutureLearn.

You can register your interest in the course or find out more at the course website.

‘Understanding Language: learning and teaching’ MOOC numbers reach over 57,000

Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching

Now in its third week, the FutureLearn MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) ‘Understanding Language: learning and teaching’, a collaboration between the University of Southampton and the British Council, currently has over 57,000 people registered.

The topics each week are continuing to attract lively discussions with a wide range of language learners and teachers around the world sharing their thoughts and experiences. The MOOC is also providing participants with a taster of the online MA in English Language Teaching, a joint course from the University of Southampton and the British Council.

For further information, and to sign up for the remaining part of the MOOC, visit the course page on the FutureLearn website.

‘Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching’ – new MOOC starts next week

Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching

Many staff members from Modern Languages at Southampton have been involved in the development of the University of Southampton MOOC, ‘Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching’, which will be launched next week, on Monday 17 November. This four-week course, which already has 27,000 subscribers, will introduce participants to the field of second language learning, consider language classrooms and the role of teaching in language learning, and explore the uses of technology in teaching. The MOOC will also provide a taster of the online MA in English Language Teaching, a joint course from the University of Southampton and the British Council.

For further information about the MOOC, including details of how to sign up, visit the course page on the FutureLearn website.