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Muirhead, Muirhead; Schechter, Sarah – Research-publishing.net, 2016
The Real Business Language Challenge was a collaborative pilot project between Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) and Routes into Languages East for Year 9 and 10 pupils. It was based on CCE's award-winning Real Business Challenge, part of its highly acclaimed education programme. The Real Business Language Challenge transformed the project into a…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Pilot Projects, Corporations
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Hayes, Alison – Research-publishing.net, 2016
Since 2011, York St John University (YSJU) has run an annual one-day "Careers using Languages" conference for schools in Yorkshire and Humberside. It has the aim of demonstrating to school students the opportunities in life that speaking a foreign language opens up as well as showing how they will be able to offer an added bonus to their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Languages, Career Planning, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Charitonos, Koula; Charalampidi, Marina; Scanlon, Eileen – Research-publishing.net, 2016
Heritage language education is distinct from the field of second language acquisition due to having the concept of identity always at its core (Leeman, Rabin, & Roman-Mendoza, 2012). This paper draws on this concept and presents an action research study focusing on the teaching and learning of Greek as a heritage language in the context of…
Descriptors: Native Language Instruction, Inquiry, Active Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Jauregi, Kristi – Research-publishing.net, 2016
The present paper describes a case study on the effects of telecollaborative games on learners' motivation. 12 learners from a Dutch and a British secondary school participated in the study. Different games, which included gamification elements, were developed on OpenSim. The overall educational goals of the games were to enhance cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Jauregi, Kristi – Research-publishing.net, 2015
The TILA project originated from the need to explore whether and how telecollaboration affects language learning processes for communication, intercultural understanding and motivation of youngsters learning foreign languages at secondary schools and to empower teachers to pioneer meaningful pedagogical innovation in the curriculum of foreign…
Descriptors: Language Acquisition, Intercultural Programs, Learning Processes, Computer Mediated Communication