'ELENA goes mobile': a mobile assisted early foreign language learning pilot for familiarizing children with neighbouring languages

Rusman, E. (Speaker), Ternier, S. (Speaker), Derk Sassen (Speaker)

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationAcademic

    Description

    How do you involve (grand)parents in early language learning of their (grand)children outside school? How can young children become familiar with languages that are used in neighbouring countries that are geographically proximate to where they live, in an entertaining and explorative way?These questions are addressed in a pilot with a mobile learning game that is part of the ELENA project (Early e-learning of neighboring languages), that is presented here. Rusman, E., Ternier, S., & Sassen, D. (2013, 14-15 November). 'ELENA goes mobile': a mobile assisted early foreign language learning pilot for familiarizing children with neighbouring languages. Presentation (virtual) at the 6th ICT for Language learning Conference, Florence, Italy. (URL of virtual presentation, including audio, will follow). Sponsorship: We would like to gratefully acknowledge the contribution of the ELENA Project, http://www.elena-learning.eu/, projectnr. 515191-LLP-2011-NL-KA2MP, funded by the European Commission's Lifelong Learning Programme (KA2). We are also grateful for the collaboration with our ELENA colleagues.
    Period14 Nov 201315 Nov 2013
    Event titleICT for Language Learning Conference
    Event typeConference
    Conference number6th
    LocationFlorence, Italy
    Degree of RecognitionInternational