About

Web2learn is a joint initiative by e-learning experts who believe in  the potential of social media to empower interaction, learning and development in a lifelong perspective.

Who we are

A team of qualified e-learning experts with experience in development and management of elearning solutions...

Contact

Please feel free to contact us by email or by filling our contact form.

Events

2017 Events

October, 10-12: workshop on digital literacies for language teachers in English and French, as part of the E-lang project, Graz, Austria.

September, 28-29: second meeting of MOONLITE project, Berlin, hosted by ESCP Europe, Berlin.

August 28: closing conference, COMALAT project, hosted by the University of Siegen, Siegen, Germany.

July, 13 and 14: first meeting of GraDAna meeting, University of Bonn/Fraunhofer-Institut.

June 24: (with Roula Kitsiou and Eleutheria Zaga): presentation “Σχεδιάζοντας εκπαιδευτικό υλικό για ενήλικες πρόσφυγες: Προκλήσεις και διλήμματα”, conference “Refugee Education and Support”, Athens.

June 15:MOOCs with a language learning focus for refugees“. Within the seminar “How Relevant is Open Education for Refugees?”, EDEN 2017 annual conference. Presenter: Tatiana.

March 28: (with Anthippi Potolia):  Webinar “Apprentissages non formels en réseaux”, at the seminar “Environnements numériques pour l’enseignement-apprentissage des langues”, Centre de linguistique appliquée  & Université de Franche-comté, Besançon, France.

March, 9-10: Fifth group meeting of COMALAT project. Thessaloniki, Greece (participant: Katerina).

March, 7: 1st Management Committee meeting of the COST project “European Network for Combining Language Learning with Crowdsourcing Techniques” (enCollect), Brussels

2016 events

November, 28-29: Kick-off meeting of MOONLITE project. Madrid, hosted by UNED (participant: Katerina).

November, 24-26: presentation “Apprendre les langues au sein d’une communauté web 2.0 : regards sur l’autonomie des apprenants”at Ranaclès 2016 conference, Paris (speaker: Anthippi).

September 26-27: LangOER final conference, Brussels (speakers: Katerina and Giulia).

August 24-27: EUROCALL conference 2016. Presentation on Social networking affordances for open educational language practice. Limassol, Cyprus (speaker: Katerina).

June 30-July 1st: presentation at the International conference Future of Education, Florence, Italy (speaker: Katerina)

June 22: invited talk at The Future of Learning: Critical Perspectives on Higher Education in the Digital Age. University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK. (speaker: Katerina).  Slides.

April 9-12: joint presentation with Carl Blyth and Joshua Thoms at AAAL conference, Orlando, USA. Title: An International OER/OEP Initiative: How Open is Foreign Language Education in the United States and Europe? (speaker: Katerina). Details

February, 4-5: first meeting of the Elang project, funded by ECML. Graz, Austria. (participant: Katerina).

2015 TEL events we were involved in

November, 19-20: workshop “Open resources for science education”, at the Scientix/EMINENT conference, Barcelona. (speaker: Ioannis).  Slides and blog post.

November, 7: OER in Greek language and how to reuse them. Workshop co-organized with Sofia Papaditriou, Greek Ministry of Education, at the 2015 ICODL conference. (speaker: Ioanns). Slides and blog post.

October, 20-21:  12th seminar of EdReNe (Educational Repositories Network). Hosted by the Danish Ministry of Education, Copenhagen (speaker: Giulia).

October, 7-9: seminar on “OER and Regional anf Minority languages”, Fryske Akademy, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands (speaker: Giulia).

September, 25: final meeting and conference of OREA project, Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece (participant: Katerina, acting as external evaluator).

May, 30-31: LangOER teacher training course for Greek educators on OER and OEP. (organizers and speakers: Ioannis and Katerina). Blog post.

April 24-26: 22nd Symposium on Theoretical & Applied Linguistics (ISTALL22), Thessaloniki, Greece. Talk on “Open Educational Resources (OER) in less used languages: a European state-of-the art study and insights into the Greek landscape” in relation to LangOER project (speaker: Ioannis)

April 14-15: OER15 conference, Cardiff, Wales.  Talk on “Social networks and their role in Open Educational language Practice and interaction”, in relation to LangOER project (speaker: Giulia)

2014 TEL events attended by our team:

December 11: Education in the Digital Era conference, Brussels (invited: Giulia and Katerina)

November 3-4: kick-off meeting of ExplOERer project, Thessaloniki (participants: Ioannis and Katerina). Slides available.

October 13-16: LangOER international workshop followed by project meeting. Oslo (participant: Ioannis).

August 20-23: ““OER: insights into a multilingual landscape” at the EUROCALL 2014 Conference. Co-organised with Tita Beaven, Kate Borthwick, Linda Bradley, and Sylvi Vigmo.

May 7-9: Framing quality indicators for multilingual repositories of Open Educational Resources. Workshop run by the LangOER project at the EFQUEL/LINQ 2014 Innovation Forum. Co-organised with Linda Bradley, Alastair Creelman, Anne-Christin Tannhaüser, Sylvi Vigmo (speaker: Katerina).

March 14: Sustainability in OER for less used languages Webinar of the LangOER project during the Open Education Week. Co-organised with Linda Bradley, Anne-Christin Tannhaüser, Sylvi Vigmo (speaker: Katerina).

27-28 January: First LangOER meeting in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands (participants: Giulia and Katerina).

2013 TEL events attended by our team:

12-13 December: ALSIC conference “Médias sociaux et apprentissage des langues: quelle(s) nouveauté(s)?” Montpellier (speaker: Katerina).

4-6 December: Online Educa Berlin, presentation of the Web2LLP project (participant: Katerina)

7-8 November: Web2LLP final event and workshop, Coventry University (speaker: Tatiana)

25-26 September. European Commission conference on “Languages for mobility, jobs and active citizenship“. Organised by DG EAC and Lithuanian presidency of the Council of European Union. Vilnius, Lithuania (Invited speaker: Katerina)

11-14 September: EUROCALL 2013 conference, conference talk “Social media training and support for European project managers: the Web2LLP project”. EÉvora, Portugal (speaker: Katerina)

10-13 JulyWorldCALL Paper presentation (research) Intrinsic motivation in a blended learning environment (speaker: Tatiana)

10-13 July:  WorldCALL Paper presentation (research)  Investigating networking practice in informal language learning communities. WorldCALL conference, Glasgow (speaker: Katerina)

June 13: Round table “Apprentissage collectifs informels en réseau : où, avec qui, comment, pourquoi ?” EPAL conference, University of Grenoble

29-30 April:  Workshop on Open Educational Resources for Lifelong Learning, organised by the Joint Research Center IPTS (Institute for Prospective Technological studies), Seville, Spain (speaker: Katerina)

2012 events :

28-30 November:  European expert seminar ‘Social Media and Lesser Used Languages‘, Ljouwert, The Netherlands. (Attendant: Katerina).

19-20 November: Thematic Cluster Meeting on “Transferability and valorisation of project results”, EACEA. The Hotel, Brussels (Attendant: Maria).

12 November: EACEA Infodays, Brussels (Attendant: Katerina).

9 November: Digital Learning Congress 2012, Copernicus Science Center, Warsaw, Poland. (Attendant: Maria).

4-5 October: intermediary meeting of the Web2LLP project, Florence. (Attendants: Katerina and Maria).

7-8 September: Conference CLE International, London- Web 2.0 tools and language learning (Attendant: Tatiana)

7-8 September: Workshop on Web 2.0 tools and teacher training, CLE International (Attendant: Tatiana)

7-8 September: Workshop on Social Media and teacher training, The French Institute, London (Attendant: Tatiana)

24 September: Conference “ICT and Social Media in Language Education“, New library building, University of Warsaw, at the framework of the celebration of the European Day of Langauges Event organized by the Polish National Agency,  the European Commission and EUNIC ((European Union National Institutes for Culture) (Attendant: Katerina).

18-23 September: ECER2012, University of Cádiz. Cádiz, Spain.  (Attendant: Maria)

11-13 July: 3nd International PLE (Personal Learning Environments) conference, University of Aveiro, Portugal and Deakin University of Australia, Melbourne http://pleconf.org/ (Attendant: Maria).

2-4 July: EDULEARN12, 4th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Hotel Princessa Sofia, Barcelona, Spain. (Attendant: Maria).

21- 25 May: 8th Joint European Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning, Estoril, Portugal http://www.prolearn-academy.org/Events/summer-school-2012 (Attendant: Maria).

1-2 March: kick-off meeting of the EC-funded Web2LLP project in which Web2learn ensures the smooth management. (Attendants: Katerina and Maria).

2011 events attended by our team:

21 November: “Social Mobile Networking for Informal Learning”, SOMOBNET Roundtable, London, November 21th, 2011 Institute of Education, London, WLE Centre. (Attendant: Maria).

14th November : OPAL/CONCEDE Policy Seminar, UNESCO Building in Paris. (Attendant: Maria).

5- 9 September: ESERA 2011, the biannual conference of the European Science Education Research Association (Attendant: Ioannis).

11-13 JulyThe PLE Conference 2011, Southampton, UK , University of Southampton. (Attendant: Maria).

29 May-3 June7th Joint European Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning, Chania, Crete, GREECE (Attendant: Maria)

19 MaySummit on the 2011 EU-China Year for Youth, Brussels. Workshop on use of ICT by young people in Europea and China (Attendant: Katerina).

27-31 March: 2nd STELLARnet Alpine Rendez-Vous (Attendant: Maria).