Interesting summer course with an option to visit Holland

Just to let you know there are (at least :-)) 2 courses at the Utrecht SummerSchool that might interest you: one on designing for WEB 2.0 (including an introduction to the LanguageQuest quality criteria) and another specifically about the didactic use of Interactive Whiteboards. And participants who would like to extend their visit to the Netherlands can apply for an additional period of campus accommodation at 125 Euro (!) per week.
More info and links below

'Designing activities for the 2.0 Language Classroom'
In conjunction with the Utrecht University Summer School the Faculties of Education of Heidelberg and Utrecht Universities of Applied Sciences offer a 7-day, international course exploring WEB 2.0 applications such as Wiki and Weblogging, real-time communication (Videoconferencing and 3D Virtual Worlds) and the LanguageQuest format for integrating the World Wide Web into classroom teaching.
Besides, the course location in the brand-new building of the Faculty of Education in Utrecht, the Netherlands, allows for demonstration of good practices of and personal training in the use of Interactive Whiteboards.

Intended participants are practising (student) language teachers, teacher trainers and materials developers.
Dates: 11-07-2009 - 17-07-2009
More information and registration at:

Teachers who would prefer a course exclusively on the use of Interactive Whiteboards in (language) teaching are advised to register for the course:

‘Using Interactive Whiteboards to support discipline-specific pedagogies’
Dates: 13-07-2009 - 17-07-2009
More info here:

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