Project-Based Language Learning and CALL - From Virtual Exchange to Social Justice - Michael Thomas

Project-Based Language Learning and CALL - From Virtual Exchange to Social Justice - Michael Thomas

2. Project-Based Language Learning, Virtual Exchange and 3D Virtual Environments: A Critical Review of the Research

Project-Based Language Learning and CALL - From Virtual Exchange to Social Justice - Michael Thomas

Silvia Benini [+-]
University College Cork
Silvia Benini works as research assistant in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University College Cork. Areas of research interest include CALL, Games-Based Learning, Intercultural Communication, Language Policy and Planning. She has published on ICT and Language Learning. Her latest co-authored publication is “Applying Digital Learning to facilitate Student Transitions within Higher Education Mobility Programmes: Implementing the ‘Digilanguages.ie’ portal” (2019). She is a committee member of IRAAL (Irish Association for Applied Linguistics) and member of CALS (Centre for Applied Language Studies).
Michael Thomas [+-]
Liverpool John Moores University
Michael Thomas is Professor of Education and Chair of the Centre for Educational Research (CERES) at Liverpool John Moores University. Among his other books are Project-based Language Learning with Technology (Routledge, 2017) and Language Teaching with Video-based Technologies: Creativity and CALL Teacher Education (with Christel Schneider, Routledge, 2020).

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This chapter presents a literature review aimed at providing a critical evaluation of existing studies on project-based learning (PBL), virtual exchange learning and learning in 3D Virtual and immersive environments. Several different types of learning involving a student-centered approach are explored alongside 21st century competencies.

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Benini, Silvia; Thomas, Michael. 2. Project-Based Language Learning, Virtual Exchange and 3D Virtual Environments: A Critical Review of the Research. Project-Based Language Learning and CALL - From Virtual Exchange to Social Justice. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 21-56 Mar 2021. ISBN 9781800500242. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=42396. Date accessed: 24 Oct 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.42396. Mar 2021

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