Digital pedagogy to develop Autonomy, mediate and certify Lifewide and Lifelong Language Learning for (European) Universities

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DIAL4U is a university project focusing on digital language teaching and learning practices.

This project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union and has been funded with support from the European Commission.

DIAL4U aims at facilitating the evolution of teaching and training online in a key discipline supported by Erasmus : foreign languages.

It also aims :

  • to develop the digital culture of language teachers and their ability to use it for didactic purposes,

  • to develop digital tools for language learning,

  • to recognise and validate knowledge, skills and competences acquired in formal and non-formal contexts,

  • to motivate learners to use open educational resources in preparation for lifelong learning.

The project

Project Number : 2020-1-FR01-KA226-HE-095526

Date of the project : June 2021-May 2023

Erasmus Grant : 299 650€

Applicant organisation : University of Lille

Partner organisations :

  • Malmö Universitet
  • Mykolo Romerio Universitetas
  • Stiftung Europa-Universitat Viadrina Frankfurt
  • Universidade Do Minho
  • Universitat Jaume I de Castellon
  • Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai
  • Université de Lille
  • Uniwersytet Wroclawski

The objective of the project is to co-develop an innovative approach and digital tools in order to :

  • facilitate mediation in all dimensions of the language learning process;

  • strengthen the capacities and autonomy of all language learners;

  • to develop or improve the digital/mixed teaching skills of language teachers;

  • to facilitate the recognition and validation of knowledge, skills and competences.

DIAL4U will follow 4 steps, developed through 4 Intellectual Outputs (IO)

  • (IO1) Database on both formal and informal digital pedagogy/content for language learning mediation

  • (IO2) Develop virtual reality and gamification for inclusion and Language Learning interaction

  • (IO3) Enhance multimodal language learning and teaching material to develop autonomy

  • (IO4) Allow recognition and validation of non-formal and informal Language Learning process through badges and micro-credentials.

Co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.
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