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

10. Stories, Communities, Voices: Revitalizing Language Learning through Digital Media within a Project-Based Pedagogical Framework

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

Jim Anderson [+-]
Goldsmiths, University of London
Jim Anderson is Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Educational Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London. His work focuses on: theories and methods of second language learning and bilingualism, including Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL); multilingualism and new literacies; and language policy. Underlying thisis a commitment to an integrated and inclusive approach to language and literacy education incorporating the areas of foreign and community/heritage language learning as well as English as an Additional Language and English mother tongue. Jim is co-director of the Critical Connections: Multilingual Digital Storytelling Project (2012 - ongoing).
Vicky Macleroy [+-]
Goldsmiths, University of London
Vicky Macleroy is a Reader in Education and Head of the Research Centre for Language, Culture and Learning at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her work focuses on language development and multilingualism; creative writing practices and poetry; multiliteracies and digital storytelling; and transformative pedagogy. Underpinning her research is a commitment to research methodologies that embrace collaborative and creative ways of researching. Vicky is co-director with Jim Anderson of an international literacy project ‘Critical Connections: Multilingual Digital Storytelling’ (2012-ongoing) that uses digital storytelling to support engagement with language learning and digital literacy.

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The Critical Connections Multilingual Digital Storytelling project has shown how creative and critical use of digital media can enhance Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL). Translingual and transcultural in orientation, the project has enabled young people in different countries to become active citizens and storytellers in a digitally-mediated global community.

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Anderson, Jim; Macleroy, Vicky. 10. Stories, Communities, Voices: Revitalizing Language Learning through Digital Media within a Project-Based Pedagogical Framework. Project-Based Language Learning and CALL - From Virtual Exchange to Social Justice. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 231-262 Mar 2021. ISBN 9781800500242. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=42404. Date accessed: 18 Oct 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.42404. Mar 2021

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