Extending good practice in LWULT languages (20 Feb 2004)

Date: 20 February, 2004
Location: CILT, London
Event type: Seminar


workshop attendees

Past event summary

A highly informative and diverse workshop which highlights the end of a one-year project examining and addressing the particular needs of departments teaching minority languages. The seven mini-projects that participated in the LWULT Project present their findings at this workshop.

The workshop is particularly recommended to those interested in:

  • Materials development for independent learning, face-to-face or distance teaching in LWULT
  • Innovative use of technology in learning and teaching
  • Collaboration across languages and between institutions


10.30 Welcome and coffee
10.45 – 11.10 Materials for an on-line (Bulgarian) course in an LWULT language
Jim Dingley (University College London)
11.10 – 11.35 Interactive Learning for Arabic
Steve Cushion (London Metropolitan University)
11.35 – 12.00 Horses for courses: learning Irish from a computer
Gregory Toner (University of Ulster)
12.00 – 12.25 Developing web-based resources and educational materials for the on-line learning and teaching of Portuguese
Margaret Clarke (University of Portsmouth)
12.25 – 12.45 Discussion and questions: IT in Language Learning
12.45 – 13.45 Lunch and material display
13.45 – 14.15 Finding your way in Arabic
Randal Holme (University of Durham)
14.15 – 14.45 The identifying and describing of Hindi learning and teaching materials
Eun Bahng (SOAS)
14.45 – 15.15 Cultural twist – a language-learning framework with cultural awareness activities
Hitomi Masuhara (Leeds Metropolitan University)
15.15 – 16.00 Discussion