5th SLanguages Annual Symposium

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Fri-Sun, 16-18 September 2011

#slang11

The 5th SLanguages Annual Symposium is a FREE annual conference which focuses on language learning in a virtual world(s).

It takes place in Second Life and was founded by Gavin Dudeney in 2006 and today it is organised by a conference committee.

The featured theme of this year’s 3-day online conference is

'Serious games'

and '

Situated Learning'.

******************** FRIDAY, 16 SEPTEMBER 2011 ***********************

Registration

Friday, 16 September 2011 - 8am SL | 3pm GMT

Your local time:  http://tinyurl.com /16Sept3pmGMT

Registration 

Venue Welcome Area

Grab a notecard with the conference program, your teleport HUD, a virtual coffee and grab a seat! It might get full....

Welcome Address

Friday, 16 September 2011- 9am SL | 4pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/6evs8r9

Welcome Address 

Graham Davies (Groovy Winkler), Dr. Gary Motteram (Gwared Morgwain), Dr. Randall Sadler (Randall Renoir), Heike Philp (Gwen Gwasi), Jens Nerido (AVATAR Project)

HUD: SKY CENTRE

Break 30min

Parallel Sessions 11am SL | 6pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/6edurna

Situated Cognition and Virtual Worlds

Shiv Rajindran

CONFERENCE SPONSOR

HUD: SKY CENTRE

Situated Language Learning in Arcachon (French)

Cyber Placebo

HUD: WELCOME CENTRE

Cibola Real Places, Virtual Places. Cibola as an Hispanic Urban Island in SL

Dr. Malcolm Alan Compitello (Moneo) and Harold Jacobson (Galdi)  Juliana Luna Freire (Kahlo)

HUD: WELCOME CENTRE

Student Learning Outcomes and the Instituto Espanol Experience

Wilson Voight

HUD: EARTH

Friday, 16 September 2011 - 12pm SL | 7pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/6kcbybu

THEATRE PLAY Scenes from Jane Eyre

Lynn YT Upsilon

HUD: BCS ISLAND THEATRE

Friday, 16 September 2011 - 1:30pm SL | 8:30pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/6a4bmjj

Meet the Artist  Caliburn Susanto

HUD: TERRA GALLERY

Friday, 16 September 2011 - 2pm SL | 9pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/5v3q9r6 

Meet the Artist  Harter Fall

HUD: JUPITER GALLERY

Saturday, September 17 2011

Saturday, September 17, 2011 3am SL / 10am GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/698oond 

KEYNOTE: Hayo Reinders 'Learn English or Die'

http://avalon-project.ning.com/events/hayo-reinders-with-learn-english-or-die-the-effects-of-digital-ga 

HUD: SKY VENUE

Saturday, September 17, 2011 3: 45am SL | 10:45am GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/6xwy98j 

Japanese Mangekyo Dance Performance Curea Leiner

HUD: SKY VENUE

Parallel Sessions 5am SL | 12pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/67z78zr

Educational tools for learning Japanese in SL

Draceina Pinion

HUD: SKY VENUE

NEXT-TELL

Yvonne Handrick

HUD: EARTH VENUE

Parallel Sessions 6am SL | 1pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/6xncw2g

Gameify your classroom : computer games and language aims

Baldric Commons

HUD: SKY VENUE

ARCHI 21

Light Sequent

HUD: WELCOME AREA

Japanese Language and Culture in SL

Language Demo Lesson

Gwen Gwasi

HUD: WELCOME AREA

Parallel Sessions 7am SL | 2pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/66a8y3p

World of Warcraft Tour

Lyr Lobo

Adobe Connect

Not in-world

Masks and Immersion - an added value in language learning

Inge Qunhua

HUD: SKY VENUE

Real Serious Game

Aldous Snow

HUD: WELCOME AREA

Break 30 Mins

Saturday, September 17, 2011 8:30am SL | 3:30pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/6gbw7zh 

Panel Discussion

Virtual Cultures Research as situated learning?

Dr. Undine Frömming aka Augenblick Winkler:

Visual Anthropology in Virtual Environments and Cultures as Situated-Learning?

Tobias Becker: "Virtual Representations of the Middle East Conflict" Machinima and Presentation

Thomas John: "Religiosity in a Virtual World: Reasons and Motivations"

Emma Corbett-Ashby:

"Queer and Trans Experiences in Second Life: An Experimental Dialogue"

Fidel Devkoto:

"Climate Change in Virtual Worlds" (Machinima)

Manizhe Ali: "Muslims and The Virtual"

Elena Quintarelli: "The Amazon of Aquarius: an ethnographic journey through gender issues in Second Life" (Machinima and Presentation)

Lidia Rossner: "Art Production and its Conceptual Systems in Second Life"

HUD: SKY VENUE

Parallel Sessions 11am SL | 6pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/6keag36 

Artificial Intelligence

Lyr Lobo

SKY

Social Networks : Which One ?

Shamblesguru Voom

Sandbox

Mexican Village Tour

Calisto Encinal

Welcome Area

Parallel Sessions 12pm SL | 7pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/66hxq7d 

Dimmi, mostrami, fami fare!

Misy Ferraris

Language Demo Lesson

Welcome Area

Mayan Island Tour

Stylianos

Tour

Welcome Area

Integrating Task-based Language Learning (TBLT) in Second Life for EFL Learners UnicornG Luminos  HUD: EARTH

Spanish Demonstration Lesson

Wilson Voight

Language Demo Lesson

Welcome Area

Break 30 Mins

 Saturday, September 17, 2011  1:30pm SL | 8:30pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/622fgu4 

Party - Planet Pink

Hosts Mary Roussel and Karelia Kondor

The Crow Bar DJs

Dance Master Extraordinaire: DevLink Garside

A party for language teachers and their friends!

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2011

Sunday September 18th 1am SL | 8am GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/6zfyag9 

Panel Discussion

Educational Success Stories in Virtual Worlds

HUD: SKY VENUE

Panelists

Dr. Gary Motteram [Gwared Morgwain]

Jay Jay Jegathesan [JayJay Zifanwe]

Dr. Undine Frömming [Augenblick Winkler]

David Richardson [Davric Rinkitink]

Shiv Rajendran [Kingsbury Yeates]

Parallel Sessions 3am SL | 10am GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/63qk5xf

Meet Sloodle 2.0 and The Avatar Classroom - Exploring the new Shared Media Rezzer

Fire Centaur

HUD: SKY

Second Life and the Development of Intercultural Communicative Competence

Deborah Corcer

HUD: WATER

EMOTING: Creative Storytelling 

Cyber Placebo

HUD WELCOME AREA Tour Center then TP to Sky Sandbox

Parallel Sessions 4am SL | 11am GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/6x8kgwp 

Tour of the CALICO/EUROCALL HQ

Groovy Winkler

HUD: WELCOME AREA Tour Center

Kiwi English - English Downunder

KiwiBelma

HUD: WELCOME AREA Tour Center

Cypris Chat: 500+ active members from 40+ countries practicing English in a virtual world

HUD: WELCOME AREA Tour Center

Parallel Sessions 5am SL | 12pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/5thysz9 

Interactive Fiction

Creed Juran

HUD: SKY

Chinese Island Tour

Xilin Yifu

HUD: WELCOME CENTRE Tour Center

Virtual Words: Jumping into the21st Century of Language Education

Katarina Camino

HUD WATER

Closing session

Sunday, 18 Sept 7am SL | 2pm GMT

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/65vx4lo

Fabulous Felisimo & FriendsVariety Show

HUD: SANDBOX