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Training Language and Culture Issue 4 published tomorrow

Attention everyone. Your CHRISTMAS READING is about to arrive on your desktop. TLC 4 is perhaps our most challenging issue yet, with its focus firmly on the future. In her article, Svetlana Popova makes the controversial assertion that we should use more ‘TXTING’ AND SOCIAL MEDIA in our teaching to motivate students.

In producing teaching materials black on white is the clearest and easiest format for reading powerpoints and print, isn’t it? Think again. Maybe not. Using the results of experiments conducted by Heinz Boettger and his team it may not be true! In his article he explains why and what the CLEAREST COLOUR CONTRAST might be.

VIRTUAL EXCHANGE, using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to internationalise our teaching, is Robert O’Dowd’s subject, reprising his plenary lecture at the April ICC Conference in Graz in Austria.

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Material to help your students communicate in the virtual workplace are now free and available at http://www.canvas.net/browse/turku-university/courses/virtual-and-mobile-communication

To read more about the project click here: CoMoViWo

To visit the project website go to www.comoviwo.eu