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Video update on the week’s activities

Video update on week 3's activities in 'Understanding Language: learning and teaching' with Josh Underwood.
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Josh Underwood provides feedback on the week’s activities in a video update.

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube.

This video was recorded on Saturday 16th May, in Spain.

Conversations to join

Bruce’s question about evidence for benefits of technology in language learning

Daniel’s request for research sources & Scott Thornbury’s article

Jeanette & Richard on connectionist theory and its relevance or otherwise

Elena on who directs the learning in connectionist learning

Jeanette are we forgetting 1 to 1 online learning?

Marion, me and others sharing our current favourite resources

FBLive with Kate and thoughts about assessment

Further resources

Special issue of Language Learning and Technology ‘CALL in the Digital Wilds’

Kathleen Morris’s resources on online skills

Find some good tools for language learning here or here

“Address me personally!”: On the role of language styles in a MOOC, an article by Riehemann, J and Jucks, R. in the Journal of Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2018.

Information on mobile phones and language learning from the British Council

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