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Cross-cultural discussions in a 3D virtual environment and their affordances for learners' motivation and foreign language discussion skills
Critical CALL – Proceedings of the 2015 EUROCALL Conference, Padova, Italy
Within the European TILA 6 project a case study was carried out where pupils from schools in Finland and the Netherlands engaged in debating sessions using the 3D virtual world of OpenSim once a week for a period of 5 weeks. The case study had two main objectives: (1) to study the impact that the discussion tasks undertaken in a virtual environment have on the discussion skills and motivations of high school pupils, and (2) to explore how the presence of a peer from a different culture mightdoi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000345 fatcat:nauujc6uubhadcfaldhqwyb7nm