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L161 starts today!

The first presentation of the brand new new module L161 Exploring Languages and Cultures begins today. Over 1000 students have already started to post some fascinating discussions on the module forum. This week the main discussion will focus on accent … Continue reading

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New module L161 ready to go

The new module Exploring Languages and Cultures (L161) is due to begin on the 4th October. Over 1000 students are now registered and 46 associate lecturers have been appointed to teach the module across the UK. A briefing session was … Continue reading

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September 2014 update

As usual, 2013-14 was another busy academic year. Here are a few highlights of my activity: Publications Fernández-Toro, Maria and Hurd, Stella (2014). A model of factors affecting independent learners’ engagement with feedback on language learning tasks. Distance Education, 35(1) … Continue reading

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DoL Teaching Forum: The EPOS portfolio

At the Department of Languages Teaching Forum held on the 06.09.12, Bärbel Kϋhn and  Jϋrgen Friedrich (University of Bremen), presented EPOS2: The Department of Languages of the University of Bremen has been successfully working with its electronic ELP ‘EPOS’ over … Continue reading

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International collaboration

A Summer visit to Paraguay gave me the opportunity to make contact with colleagues at the  Universidad Autónoma de Asunción (UAA). I was invited to give a talk about e-learning at the OU, which took place at the UAA. On the same day … Continue reading

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