Case Studies of Openness in the Language Classroom

Edited by Ana Beaven, Anna Comas-Quinn, Barbara Sawhill.


DOI: 10.14705/rpnet.2013.9781908416100
Publication date: 2013-09-03
Licence: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Language: English

Case Studies of Openness in the Language Classroom

Book description

The present publication arose from the two-day conference “Learning through Sharing: Open Resources, Open Practices, Open Communication” organised jointly by the EUROCALL Teacher Education and Computer Mediated Communication Special Interest Groups at the University of Bologna (Italy) on 29-30 March 2012. The main objective was to showcase the many ways in which practitioners in different settings are engaging with the concepts of open resources and practices, and to provide ideas for language teachers who might want to dip their toes into the Open Educational Resources/Open Educational Practices world, or experiment further.

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Notes on Contributors
Beaven, Ana; Comas-Quinn, Anna; Sawhill, Barbara.
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Beaven, Ana; Comas-Quinn, Anna; Sawhill, Barbara.
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Gimeno-Sanz, Ana.
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Introduction on Case Studies of Openness in the Language Classroom
Beaven, Ana; Comas-Quinn, Anna; Sawhill, Barbara.
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p. 1
Communicating Out in the Open: The WordPress Class Blogs Plug-In Suite and Language Learning
Sawhill, Barbara.
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The Mixxer: Connecting Students with Native Speakers via Skype
Bryant, Todd.
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eComma: An Open Source Tool for Collaborative L2 Reading
Blyth, Carl.
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The Linkedup Project: An Online Repository for Language Teachers
Motzo, Anna.
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p. 45
Repurposing Open Educational Resources: Creating Resources for Use and Re-use
Winchester, Susanne.
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p. 57
Designing OERs to Teach Italian Pronunciation in an Open Educational Environment: A Case Study
Calvi, Anna; Motzo, Anna; Silipo, Sandra.
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p. 70
FAVORing the Part-time Language Teacher: The Experience and Impact of Sharing Open Educational Resources through a Community-based Repository
Watson, Julie.
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p. 85
The Community Café: Open Practice with Community-based Language Teachers
Borthwick, Kate; Dickens, Alison.
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p. 96
The "Onstream" Project: Collaboration between Higher Education Teachers of Russian and Teachers of Russian in Mainstream and Supplementary Schools
King, Terry.
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p. 110
Learning to Share and Sharing to Learn – Professional Development of Language Teachers in HE to Foster Open Educational Practices
Duensing, Annette; Gallardo, Matilde; Heiser, Sarah.
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p. 121
Transnational Online Discussions to Foster Open Practices
Rossade, Klaus-Dieter.
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p. 137
A Case Study into Learner Engagement in the Production of OERs within an Online Language Environment
Iglesias Mora, María Dolores; Leeming, David Elvis.
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p. 149
The OpenLIVES Project: Alternative Narratives of Pedagogical Achievement
Nelson, Irina; Pozo-Gutiérrez, Alicia.
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p. 162
Discovering Spanish Voices Abroad in a Digital World
Martínez-Arboleda, Antonio.
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p. 176
Collaborative Italian: An Open Online Language Course
Goria, Cecilia.
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When Learner Autonomy Meets Open Educational Resources: A Study of a Self-learning Environment for Italian as a Foreign Language
Cappellini, Marco.
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Using MOOCs in an Academic English Course at University Level
Beaven, Ana.
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p. 217
Name Index
Beaven, Ana; Comas-Quinn, Anna; Sawhill, Barbara.
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  • Book title: Case Studies of Openness in the Language Classroom
  • Editors: Ana Beaven, Anna Comas-Quinn, Barbara Sawhill.
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  • Language: English
  • Print length: 248 pages
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