Friday, 2 March 2007

Digital language labs

A one-day symposium entitled "Digital Language Labs: Exploring Good Practice", organised by the University of Ulster's Centre for Excellence in Multimedia Language Learning, is due to take place on 15 March 2007 at SOAS, University of London. Full details can be found on the Centre's website:

ICT4LT Module 3.1 mentions digital labs and includes five case studies: Managing a multimedia language centre:

See also Section 2.2.1 of ICT4LT Module 2.2 headed "Media players and digital language labs":

See also this publication at the CILT/ALL Languages ICT website:
Davies G., Bangs P., Frisby R. & Walton E. (2005) Setting up effective digital language laboratories and multimedia ICT suites for Modern Foreign Languages, London: CILT:

It would be interesting to hear from people who are using digital labs and how useful/effective they have found them.


José Luis Cabello said...

Dear Graham,
I have taken the liberty of adding your blog to a suprglu site:
If you don't want your blog to be there, please tell me.

Graham Davies said...

That's OK by me. Publicity is good!