International conference on Intercultural Learning in the Digital Age: Building up Telecollaborative Networks and the VI Valencian Workshop on Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Gamification & Communicative Competence

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Add to Calendar 2019-11-07 11:00:00 2019-11-09 11:00:00 International conference on Intercultural Learning in the Digital Age: Building up Telecollaborative Networks and the VI Valencian Workshop on Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Gamification & Communicative Competence The Intercultural Learning in the Digital Age international conference and the  VI Valencian Workshop on Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Gamification & Communicative Competence will discuss and explore how educational theories and practices are driving, responding to and facilitating intercultural communication and learning in the current digital age. Topics discussed will include: How are our educational systems changing in our current context of liquid modernity (Bauman, 2007), globalisation and massive migratory movements across the globe? How are educators responding to the constant mobility and changes in relationships and identities within our highly complex societies? How can we cross global boundaries while promoting mutual understanding and critical values in the classroom?  What will education and teaching be like once normalisation (Bax, 2002) of ICT has been fully achieved? How will this digital immersion transform the ways and environments in which intercultural communication and learning take place? How can gamification, fan fiction, etc.  disclose new avenues to enhance intercultural communication and learner collaboration? Location ELT events noreply@eltevents.com Australia/Sydney public
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Valencia
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Valencia
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Facultad de Filología, Traducción y Comunicación (Universidad de Valencia) & Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería del Diseño (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia)
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Ana Gimeno
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agimeno@upvnet.upv.es
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The Intercultural Learning in the Digital Age international conference and the  VI Valencian Workshop on Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Gamification & Communicative Competence will discuss and explore how educational theories and practices are driving, responding to and facilitating intercultural communication and learning in the current digital age. Topics discussed will include: How are our educational systems changing in our current context of liquid modernity (Bauman, 2007), globalisation and massive migratory movements across the globe? How are educators responding to the constant mobility and changes in relationships and identities within our highly complex societies? How can we cross global boundaries while promoting mutual understanding and critical values in the classroom?  What will education and teaching be like once normalisation (Bax, 2002) of ICT has been fully achieved? How will this digital immersion transform the ways and environments in which intercultural communication and learning take place? How can gamification, fan fiction, etc.  disclose new avenues to enhance intercultural communication and learner collaboration?

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