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Learning2gether with Phil Hubbard and Vance Stevens on Interactive Participatory Drama and Traci Talk

Sunday August 16, 2015 - 1400 GMT

 
What was it about? 
 
On Sunday Aug 16 1400 GMT Phil Hubbard joined Vance Stevens to discuss how we and the team at CPI (Courseware  Publishing International in Cupertino California) developed Traci Talk and envisaged its use, and accommodate any insights Sherry has after playing with the program. More generally, though, we’d like to open up a discussion about whether there’s a place for interactive participatory dramas these days in language learning. Are there apps out there now that do something similar (branching dialogues with voice)? Would it be possible (or better) to have something like this embedded in a virtual world or other environment? Could a chatbot be programmed as a suitable “suspect”?

How this worked at showtime Aug 16, 2015

  • You could listen to the stream in the video embedded above while chatting with us in real-time in the Chatwing embed below
  • or you could
  • If there is space available (up to 10 people) you are welcome to join us in the Hangout on Air
    • It is a public hangout in the profile of Vance Stevens on Google+
    • Join the conversation on the Google+ event page: 
      https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c7tf67on58h76nlkppv0ussb0hc
    • You can join us in HoA via its direct link posted here at the time
      and posted to Twitter hash tag #learning2gether 
    • If the Hangout is full, listen to the stream and interact with us in the text chat
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      • We will let you know via the stream when space comes available
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Before, during, and after the live event, you can chat with us in the chat space above
and / or join the conversation on the Google+ event page

Connect with the Chatwing from any browser at http://chatwing.com/vancestev

Here is the copy / paste from the Chatwing for this event

 
hello
6 days ago
Vance Is there the chat of the hangout dedicated to using iPad?
6 days ago
Hello everyone!
6 days ago
 
hang on, I can try another machine
6 days ago
talking about Traci Talk
6 days ago
more info on development herehttp://www.vancestevens.com/speech_r.htm
6 days ago
these are all important clues
6 days ago
halima suggests this video for trace effects: 
6 days ago
Thank You for this amazing event!
6 days ago
+Phil I'd post my reflections athttps://www.facebook.com/groups/402011576597623/
6 days ago

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story | by Dr. Radut