Social inclusion web 2.0 and language education: webinar on 28.4

Francis Hult francis.hult at
Mon Apr 12 13:34:24 UTC 2010


Via AAAL...

Exploring the boundaries of social inclusion, social media and language

- Can the use of social media in language education lead to better social
inclusion? Who benefits? What does it mean?
- What applications can be used? How? Are there any examples of best
- What is the future of the internet and social media? How will they
affect language learning and intercultural education?

Join the participatory debate now!

Within the framework of the EC-funded network "language learning and
social media: 6 key dialogues", a series of events will explore this hot

On April 28, 2010, a face-to-face debate, broadcast live via videoconference:

"Rethinking social inclusion and web 2.0: What's in store for language

Place and time:
University of Turku, Educarium building (room EDU 3) - Assistentinkatu 5
28.04.2010, Turku (Finland) 11h00 - 12h30 Finnish Time (CET +1)

Invited speakers:
Prof. Gráinne Conole (The Open University, UK) and Prof. Ruth Illman (Åbo
Akademi, Finland)

Fred Dervin (LS6 local coordinator) & Eija Suomela-Salmi
(Department of French Studies, University of Turku)

Join the debate live (videostreaming webinar)!
For free registration email: turkuwebinar at

Unable to take part in the live debate? You can still join the two-month
forum discussion!
The video of the debate will be uploaded to the network website and a
moderated forum discussion will be continued online until 1st June 2010
The discussion will be also followed by the two expert speakers.

Join our activities, share your views!

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