Innovative Online and Blended Learning Solution for Language Learning

 

Screen Shot 2014-06-06 at 1.47.59 PMIn this presentation for the edWeb.net edGlobal community, presenter Aline Germain-Rutherford, Ph.D., Chief Learning Officer of Middlebury Interactive Languages described online immersive learning environments for different languages developed by a team of second language acquisition experts, language teachers and online education professionals. Thanks to media-rich and authentic materials for courses, students gradually develop linguistic skills and cross-cultural understanding, while interacting with the online material and their peers. Aline described how underlying pedagogical principles of immersion pedagogy, such as exposure to authentic linguistic and cultural input, content-based and content-oriented processing, form-focused instruction, pushed output and development of learning and metacognitive strategies were used to design online language courses and their content. View this webinar if you are interested in new ways of learning languages in a blended learning environment.

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