Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Posted By mwasowski      Category

Earlier this year we gleefully announced that Dr. Cris Guenter of Califronia State University, Chico won the National Arts Educator of the Year award for her work with Wimba, and that Dr. Sam Slike and Pam Berman of Bloomsburg University won a distance learning award by the United State Distance Learning Association for their accessible classes with Wimba.  Now the list has grown.

Today we celebrate the achievements of the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) for its award-winning French Language Simulation Program. This innovative online course was recently awarded the European Award for Languages.

The course, titled “The Creation and Everyday running of a French SME [small-to-medium enterprise]—a French Language Simulation,” aims to promote language skills through a ‘learning by doing’ approach. Participants gain real-life skills in technology, communications and leadership, all while learning French. Wimba Voice(TM), our web-based application for vocal instruction, collaboration, coaching and assessment is central to the learning experience.

Congrats to the innovative folks at DIT!  Tres bien!

Here are pictures of Michèle Boisbourdin and her colleagues receiving the award!