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Incommensurate Wor(l)ds: Epistemic Rhetoric and Faceted Classification of Communication Mechanics in Virtual Worlds, by Sarah Smith-Robbins, http://www.scribd.com/doc/51804009/Smith-Robbins-Dissertation-Final "My dissertation. Defended on March 28, 2011. [...]
Some ad-hoc comments and impressions from the presentation I had a few hours back on "Teaching English pronunciation in Second Life" at the Foreign Language Studies in the 21st Century conference held in Tarnów on March 25-26th 2011. I was presenting my [...]
I've read the first chapter now of the book. I had great hopes, after reading some reviews and blurbs, hopes which are now beginning to dissolve. After the first chapter I can say that Sherry Turkle clearly has an agenda in the book, but truth-seeking is [...]
Tom Boellstorff, author of the famous book "Coming of Age in Second Life", was the guest speaker of the ARVEL SIG meeting. This was an open meeting rather than a lecture. Tom was talking about some research issues in the study of Serious Virtual Worlds. H [...]
Call for papers: “Linguistics Applied”, vol. V - 2012, submission deadline 30 September 2011 details available at: abscience.org/LA International Journal of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics ”Linguistics Applied” is committed to pursuing issue [...]