Sunday, September 19, 2010

PL 66/10: LATINA in Lithuanian

Filed under: education, LATINA, library 2.0 — plinius @ 10:23 am

The LATINA Summer Course attracts participants from many countries.

An overview article on the course itself has now been translated into Lithuanian by one of our 2010 students, Ramune Gedvilaite (blog).

The course itself is an experiment in web-focused or web-centered education – taking place on campus. One of the approaches we are exploring is multilingual teaching and learning.

English is our shared language, but we also try to include other languages in the learning process – for instance by translating central resources, by presenting parallell texts or adding subtitles, by referring to multilingual resources (Wikipedia, Google Translate) and by doing some group work in other languages than English.

Previously, translations have been done into



The work has been supported by a grant from the Intercult project at the Oslo University College


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