Bernadette Perry, a PhD student at the University of Victoria showcased her augmented reality video game Explorez during the Department of French and Faculty of Humanities April 29, 2019 forum French for the Future—Français pour l’avenir. Explorez was created to….
‘…reinforce their language skills while exploring the UVic campus… [while data collected from participants will allow her to] observe how the students interacted with each other using Explorez—and how collaborative learning takes place.
If you are interested in reading more about Perry’s work with new and emerging digital education technologies, please read her open access content in UVicSpace.
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‘…a new Google project is highlighting an initiative led by UVic anthropologist Brian Thom and Indigenous languages teacher yutustanaat Mandy Jones (Snuneymuxw First Nation).
The “Celebrating Indigenous languages” Google Earth Voyager project is a curated set of high-quality stories published through Google Earth. It is available in 10 languages internationally and encompasses 55 Indigenous languages in 27 countries from Australia, India, Ecuador and Chile to Cameroon, Pakistan, Turkey and Finland.
And, thanks to yutustanaat, the new tool includes words, phrases, a proverb and songs in the Hul’q’umi’num’ language, as spoken by yutustanaat (pronounced “Yah-TUS-tuh-naught”).’
The Copyright and Scholarly Communications Office encourage you to explore this dynamic resource and to further read more of Brian Thom’s important work by visiting UVic’s institutional repository, UVicSpace.