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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 940–945
In this paper, we present our approach to integrating technology into language teaching in Finnish upper secondary schools. The approach was developed in our ongoing two-year project that aims to promote the adoption of technology at schools through ...
Pekka Kallioniemi; Laura-Pihkala Posti; Jaakko Hakulinen; Markku Turunen; Tuuli Keskinen; Roope Raisamo
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 43, No. 4 (2015) pp. 429–450
This article presents an innovative, gameful, multimodal, and authentic learning environment for training of oral communication in a foreign language--a virtual adventure called Berlin Kompass. After a brief presentation of the pedagogical and...
Pekka Kallioniemi; Laura Pihkala-Posti; Jaakko Hakulinen; Mikael Uusi-Mäkelä; Markku Turunen; Pentti Hietala; Jussi Okkonen; Sanna Kangas; Roope Raisamo
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1299–1304
We present a collaborative language learning environment called Berlin Kompass, where two remotely located users communicate by speaking foreign language in the context of wayfinding tasks, one providing guidance to the other. The application is...
Laura Pihkala-Posti; Pekka Kallioniemi; Mikael Uusi-Mäkelä; Pentti Hietala; Jaakko Hakulinen; Markku Turunen; Jussi Okkonen; Sanna Kangas; Roope Raisamo; Tuuli Keskinen
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1381–1390
Current language pedagogy emphasizes concepts such as learner autonomy, agency and authenticity. ICT-technology opens up new possibilities to support these concepts. However, we feel that there have not been holistic solutions that would support the ...