Content and Language Integrated Learning for Computer Science: using a Foreign Language in Online Higher Education

The project

The project applies an innovative teaching methodolgy to the distance-learning degree program in Applied Computer Science so that students can learn both specific contents and a foreign language simultaneously.
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The research group

The research is made up of instructors, researchers and linguistic consultants from the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures together with the personnel of the staff of the degree program in Applied Computer Science of Urbino University.
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Activities and Results

The two-year-long project consists of innovative research guidelines and teaching actions applied to the distance-learning degree program in Applied Computer Science starting from the 2007/08 academic year.
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Focus

Applied CS students will learn English thanks to an online reality show based on the spontaneous blog of a third-year student starting an internship in the US.
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