Thursday, 12 June 2008

B2: Learning Styles and Identities: Enhanced proficiency in Italian as a Second Language through Web 2.0 technologies

Giovanna Carloni from the University of Urbino in Italy made a very convincing case for effective individualised online learning of Italian based on the use of Web 2.0 technology and on a systematic approach to raising the students' awareness of their sensory preferences and cognitive styles. She found that the variety of modes for communication that are at our disposal today - both for input and output - cater more appropriately for individual differences in language learners and allow us to tailor courses more efficiently to their needs.

Her power point presentation can found here ...

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