Dr. Melinda Dooly teaches Language Teaching Methodology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Before moving to Spain she taught at the Universidad de San Andrés in La Paz, Bolivia and worked as Research Assistant at the Unidad de Análisis de Politícas Sociales y Económicas (UDAPE), which is part of Harvard University. She is currently co-editor of the book series Telecollaboration in Education (Peter Lang). Dr. Dooly has published widely in language learning and teaching, language policy and social policy. Dr. Dooly is a member of the research group GREIP (Grup de Recerca en Ensenyament i Interacció Plurilingües), directed by Dr. Luci Nussbaum. She has been a guest teacher at universities in Europe and the USA and has participated in several international educational projects and is the national coordinator (Spain) of the Academic Network Children's Identity and Citizenship in Europe (linking over 100 university departments in 30 countries (1998-2009).
The use of computer-supported collaborative learning is more and more commonplace in language learning classrooms; this has given rise to the need for more research on roles and processes of telecollaboration in language teaching and learning and...
language learningICT in schoolstask-based learning
This article looks at a year-long network-based exchange between two groups of student-teachers in Spain and the USA, who were involved in various networkbased collaborative activities as part of their teaching education.
interculturalityIntercultural DialogueliteracyLiteracia digital