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Telecollaboration Applications in Foreign Language Classrooms
Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) is an instructional approach aimed at cultivating intercultural competence through shared multicultural learning settings. It leverages digital tools and innovative online teaching strategies to facilitate meaningful interactions among university-level educators and students who are geographically separated and hail from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds. COIL emphasizes the educational applications of emerging technologies, such as specialized software for video conferencing, voice or video recording, and collaborative editing of documents and texts.
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Reviewing Spanish Students' Responses to the Implementation of a Virtual Exchange Project in EFL Literature
Andrea Roxana Bellot (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain)
Copyright: © 2023 |Pages: 20
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-7080-0.ch010
Abstract
This chapter will review the responses of a group of Spanish undergraduate students who participated in an intercultural online exchange in the area of English as a foreign language (EFL) literature. The main objectives in this international online collaboration have been to enhance cross-cultural understanding, build skills in the field of English-language literary analysis, and foster the use of English for academic purposes. Data collected from the students' opinion polls will be analyzed, the students' pre-conceptions will be explored, along with their final feedback from the overall experience. Findings suggest that this project has proved beneficial for the participants, as it has offered a meaningful way to develop intercultural competence in the English literature classroom while promoting intercultural awareness.
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An Assessment of the Project Pathways to the Middle East and North Africa at Bridgewater State University, Massachusetts, USA
Collaborative Online International Learning connects students and professors in various countries around the world for collaborative academic and cultural projects.
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Virtual Exchange Experiences Energized by an Educational Technology Paradigm Shift
Collaborative Online International Learning, a virtual exchange model pioneered by the State University of New York (SUNY) system of higher education.
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Integrating Virtual Exchange Practices and Digital Instructional Tools in EFL Courses at University Level
Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) is a teaching and learning methodology designed to promote the development of intercultural competence in shared multicultural learning environments. It uses digital tools and innovative online pedagogies to foster meaningful exchanges between teachers and students at the university level in geographically different locations and from diverse languages and cultural backgrounds. COIL increases the pedagogical use of new technologies, such as the use of specialized programs in videoconferencing, voice or video recordings, editing documents and texts in common, etc.
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