Individual or group blogs are created and posts shared with partners and beyond to stimulate discussion.
The task is to be led by students own interests and can be mediated through more than one language.
Institution reporting the task:
University of Warwick home page
Language of task instructions:
References and acknowledgements:
Comparison & analysis
chosen by students
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This task is currently in development.
Language(s) that the task can be used in:
Dominant language production:
|Online communication skills|
Specific pedagogical objectives:
|Development of students interest in cultural similarities and differences|
|Development of students awareness of the importance of various semiotic resources|
Suggested Communication Tools:
|Voice recording tools|
Facilitate discussions about blogging, spend time looking at existing blogs and sharing ones that are of interest – why? what makes them appealing?
Decide on how to participate – individual blog/group blog? tools to use
Consider audience – investigate interests of partners through survey etc.
What tools to use
Students create personal blog and put blog address in Google form to be bundled in Inoreader
Simon creates bundle and shared address with tutors and students
CLER/WAR Students will blog about professional/business themes
CLER students include tutorial reflection and TED conference reflection in Blog
CLER/ students will write at least 3 blog posts and 1 vlog (embedded in blog) English during term but can add French posts
WAR students will write at least 3 blog and 1 vlog (embedded in blog) posts in French during term but can add English posts before 20/03 see grid
Students must participate in commenting and discussing on at least two other blogs of CLER/WAR partners.
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Criteria for Completion:
Open badges will be available to recognise the stages of participation.
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