Title Deaf People in Europe Acquiring Languages through E-Learning - Transfer of Innovation
Project Number 2009-1-IT1-LEO05-00168
Product e-learning platform
Title e-learning platform
Product Type open and distance learning
Marketing Text The e-learning platform hosted courses of Italian, Spanish and English as L2 addressed to deaf students trained to become secretaries and absolute beginners in the target language. It represented an absolutely innovative element in the scenery of educational offer for deaf users.
Classes, carried out in an e-learning modality, have been structured in 10 Educational Units aimed at achieving a skill level which can be compared to an A2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Language Learning and Teaching.
The system was based on the use of an e-learning platform (ADA) and a videoconference system. All suitable adjustments have been studied and carried out in relation to the target group.
The tools the learner found at his/her disposal are:
* Interactive educational activities
Target group Italian, English, Spanish deaf students engaged in vocational training courses to become secretaries.
Result Offering a concrete educational possibility for foreign languages to users who are generally excluded by circuits of L2 communication.
Area of application Diffusion of foreign languages for vocational purposes among deaf students.
Product Languages English