On a Quest for English : October 2007 : THE Journal
One of my Google New Alerts turned this up: “Online role-playing games, which take players on explorations of medieval fantasy worlds, are showing the potential to be a powerful tool for ESL learning.”
(tags: edugames mmorpg)
Does the Backchannel Stifle Those Who Benefit Most from Technology Multi-faceted Refractions
Vinnie Vrotny has an interesting reaction to (or against?) backchannel chat. He hits on the important thing, though: we need to support various styles of thinking and communicating to reach all students.