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Register for your place at ‘Frameworks for collaboration and multilingualism’ conference

Frameworks

Don’t forget to register for your place at the LLAS/UCML/AULC ‘Languages in Higher Education’ conference, on the theme of ‘Frameworks for Collaboration and Multilingualism’, before the registration deadline of Thursday 30th June 2016!

The conference will take place at the University of Warwick on 6-7 July 2016, and aims to bring together language practitioners from Secondary, Higher and Further Education to celebrate language collaborations and innovations across the sector.

For further information about the conference, including details of keynote speakers and the draft programme, please visit the conference website.

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Routes into Languages employability webinar: “The Versatility of Languages: transferable skills and cultural competencies”

Routes

The next Routes into Languages webinar on “The Versatility of Languages: transferable skills and cultural competencies” takes place today, Friday 26th January 2016, from 12:00-1:00pm. The webinar will be live streamed and participants will be able to submit questions to a panel of experts. The discussions can be followed on Twitter at #RoutesLive.

For further details about this webinar, including information about the panel of experts, visit the Routes into Languages Live website. The previous webinars in this series can be viewed online: Routes into language teaching, Working as a translator or Interpreter: Ask the Experts! and Languages for Business.

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Call for papers for LLAS/UCML/AULC ‘Languages in Higher Education’ conference now open

Frameworks

The call for papers for the 8th biennial joint LLAS, UCML and AULC conference is now open. The event, entitled ‘Frameworks for Collaboration and Multilingualism’ will take place at the University of Warwick on 6-7 July 2016. The conference aims to bring together language practitioners from Secondary, Higher, and Further Education to celebrate language collaborations and innovations across the sector.

For further information about the conference, or to find out how to submit a paper under one of the conference themes, please visit the conference website. Abstracts should be submitted to llas@soton.ac.uk no later than Friday 4th March 2016.

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eLearning Symposium – Humans and the machine

LLAS

The 11th LLAS eLearning Symposium was held on January 21-22 at the University of Southampton. The Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS) is part of Modern Languages at Southampton, and this annual event has become an established fixture for the language-teaching community to come together and share their work. Read more…

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Registration now open for LLAS 11th eLearning symposium 2016

eLearning Symposium

Registration is now open for the LLAS 11th eLearning Symposium 2016 which will be held at Avenue Campus, University of Southampton on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd January 2016.

For information on keynote speakers, the range of topics to be covered in presentations and workshops, and for details on how to register, visit the event page on the LLAS website.

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Call for contributions extended – LLAS e-learning symposium 2016

Submissions deadline EXTENDED to Wednesday 21st October 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, then the LLAS community would like to hear from you!

LLAS, Centre for Languages, Linguistics, and Area Studies welcomes proposals for presentations, workshops and posters at the 11th annual e-learning symposium, on 21st-22nd January 2016. Abstracts for proposed presentations or workshops should be no more than 400 words.

Topics and further information can be found at: https://www.llas.ac.uk/events/6950

Successful applicants will be notified asap and will be assigned a session on receipt of conference registration and fee. If you have any questions about this call for contributions or would like feedback on your draft abstract please contact Kate Borthwick before 15th October 2015.

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LLAS publishes free, open access ebook to celebrate 10th elearning symposium

e_symposium2015LLAS (Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies) in Modern Languages at Southampton has recently published a free, open access ebook: “10 Years of the LLAS elearning symposium: case studies in good practice”. This edited collection celebrates the 10th anniversary of the elearning symposium and features contributions from practitioners across the UK and the world. The book includes case studies and reflective pieces which showcase good practice in the use of technology for language teaching and learning.

Download the ebook here.

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ICT and Languages Conference a success!

Last weekend’s ICT and Languages Conference 2015, hosted by the Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS) team at the University of Southampton on 28th February and 1st March was a great success! The conference, aimed at teachers of languages in schools, focused on technology and pedagogy of language teaching in primary and secondary schools, and attracted 60 delegates from around the country. This is the fifth annual conference on this topic to be held at Southampton.

For further details about this conference, visit the Languages Southeast website.

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Recorded sessions now available from 10th LLAS e-learning symposium

Sessions from last week’s successful 10th anniversary LLAS e-learning symposium are now available online. Speakers presented on a range of topics from mobile learning, to Twitter for Italian, online interpreting, screencasting for pronunciation, open educational practice, e-portfolios, blended tandem learning, MOOCs and much more. Read more…

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New online platform for finding and comparing language courses launched

LanguageLearningPortal.com, a new online platform that aims to help prospective language learners globally to search for, compare and select language courses that correspond to their needs, has recently been launched through a partnership between the Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS) at the University of Southampton, StudyPortals and Linguaid, as part of the Hello! Home of European Language Learning Opportunities project. Read more…

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