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International Conference - Day1

MOOCs, Informal Language Learning, and Mobility

This event took place on 20th October 2016 at 1:45pm (12:45 GMT)
Berrill Lecture Theatre, The Open University, Walton Hall Campus, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

The School of Languages and Applied Linguistics at The Open University (UK), as one of the partners of the project "MOOCs for University Students on the Move in Europe" (MOVE-ME) funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, will host an international conference on "MOOCs, Informal Language Learning, and Mobility". The conference will take place at The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK


1.45 – 2.00 Welcome by Dr Uwe BAUMANN, Head of School of Languages and Applied Linguistics, The Open University, UK Venue: Berrill Lecture Theatre


2.00 – 2.45 Plenary Session 1 Venue: Berrill Lecture Theatre Chair: Professor Stephen BAX, The Open University, UK

Keynote speaker: Dr Jeremy KNOX, University of Edinburgh, UK

Topic : Beyond the ‘c-’ and the ‘x-’: new paradigms for MOOC learning


2.45 – 3.15 Plenary Session 2 Venue: Berrill Lecture Theatre Chair: Dr KAN Qian, The Open University, UK;MOVE-ME Project

MOVE-ME Presentation: Professor Andrea VILLARINI, Associate Professor Donatella TRONCARELLI Università per Stranieri di Siena, Italy

Topic: Internationalization of higher education and the use of MOOCS to improve second language proficiency: the MOVE-ME project MOOCs for University Students on the Move in Europe (MOVE-ME)

1:45 pm Welcome and Keynote Dr Jeremy Knox
2:46 pm MOVE-ME Presentation

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