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Papers from the NEALLT 2011 conference

November 13, 2012 By: supyan Category: A. Announcements

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the publication of papers from the NEALLT 2011 conference in the IJVPLE (International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments). These articles focus on various aspects of language teaching and learning through technology. Contributors and their articles are:

- Utilizing Innovative Chat Technology to Meet National Standards: A Case Study on a STARTALK Hindi Language Program (pages 1 – 20) Shaheen Parveen (University of Pennsylvania, USA), and Carley Pater (Central European University, USA)

- Designing a Virtual Social Space for Language Acquisition (pages 21 – 42) Maria Alessandra Woolson (Middlebury College, USA)

- Email Tandem Exchanges as a Tool for Authentic Cultural Learning (pages 43 – 59) Reyes Llopis-García (Columbia University, USA)

- Identities, Borders, Change: A Case Study of (Trans) Cultural Learning in Mediated Learning Communities (pages 60 – 80) Sébastien Dubreil (University of Tennese – Knoxville, USA)

- Building a Model for Online Distance Courses through Social Media and Networks (pages 81 – 94) Ed Dixon (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

These articles are available in Issue 3 of Volume 3 (2012) at:


Edward M. Dixon, Ph.D.
Technology Director, Penn Language Center
Lecturer for German
University of Pennsylvania
Williams Hall 715
255 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

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