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E-learning and linguistic interference between Italian and English

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  • Full or part time
    Ms C Boscolo
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

A project with Clelia Boscolo may focus on a specific aspect of e-learning related to modern foreign languages in general and Italian in particular, such as the use of VLEs and Open Learner Models. These are just examples of the sort of project that might be available in this research group. The precise project will be decided upon in consultation with the supervisor.

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Funding Notes

The main source of funding for a PhD in this field is the AHRC Midlands 3 Cities Doctoral Training Partnerships (410 PhD studentships over a five year period):

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-Easy Learning Italian in a click Harper Collins, March 2010
- The Collins Language Revolution – Italian Word Power,, Harper Collins, December 2009
- Easy Learning Italian Level 2 Harper Collins, March 2009
- The Collins Language Revolution – Italian – Beginner Plus Level, Harper Collins, March 2009
- Easy Learning Italian Level 1, Harper Collins, June 2008
- Teach Yourself Phone Italian, Hodder, May 2008
- The Collins Language Revolution – Italian – Beginner Level, Harper Collins, March 2008
- Upgrade Your Italian, Arnold Publishers, March 2005
- Practising Italian Grammar - a Workbook, Arnold Publishers, March 2004
-Enhancing the student experience through technology: making language learning more meaningful through a departmental VLE, in Teaching Italian and Italian Culture: Case-Studies from an International Perspective, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, USA, 2009

How good is research at University of Birmingham in Modern Languages and Linguistics?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 33.10

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