Learning Affordances of Virtual Exchange: Diversity and Social Justice

Signe Hannibal Jensen, Shannon Sauro, S. Deniz Gockora, Robert O'Dowd, Mirjam Hauck, Sina Werner

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This panel consists of 4 presentations each focusing on different affordances of virtual exchange/telecollaboration (henceforth VE). Presentation 1 discusses specific second language learning benefits of engaging in VE. Presentation 2 explores the benefits of VE for intercultural learning and communication. Presentation 3 explores the benefits of VE as an ideal setting for promoting critical agency and critical digital literacy skills across the curriculum. Presentation 4 provides an example of experiential learning through VE to develop a comparative understanding of inequalities experienced by the elderly in the U.S. and Jordan.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2. Jun 2022
Publication statusPublished - 2. Jun 2022
EventThe Calico Conference 2022: Social diversity and justice in CALL - The Seattle Renaissance Hotel, Seattle, United States
Duration: 31. May 20224. Jun 2022


ConferenceThe Calico Conference 2022
LocationThe Seattle Renaissance Hotel
Country/TerritoryUnited States
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Bibliographical note

The panel was arranged by the Calico SLAT SIG (At the time: myself as Chair and Co-chair Deniz Gokcora). I acted as moderator not speaker


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