– Main objectives of the Virtual Exchange
Give students opportunity to learn more about technology in teaching and issues that can be related to topics in sociolinguistics.
– Targeted learning outcomes
To be able to critically use digital tools for studying language use and language variation
– Global task description
Students complete three tasks (intro, comparison, collaboration) around the use of technology in teaching to solve classroom issues completed in international teams.
|Partner/department||Course||Language of instruction||Number of students|
|Malmö University, Malmö Sweden Department of Culture, Languages & Media||Sociolinguistics and Content and Language Integrated Learning||English||17|
|University of León, León, Spain Department of Modern Languages||English||32|
|Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Foreign Languages Department||English||15|
Start and end date
November 2014, ongoing
Teacher training with subject specialisation
Integration and assessment
They have usually not been assessed. Last year the final task was integrated into a portfolio paper related to sociolinguistics.
Technology tools used
– Learning environment
Moodle currently, Schoology in the past.
– Collaboration tools
Students selected Google Docs and WhatsApp to communication
– Reflection tool
No reflection tool.