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About: I'm Principal Teaching Fellow in eLearning in Modern Languages at the University of Southampton. I manage eLanguages and several projects including the development of 'Prepare for Success' ( - an open website of interactive learning resources in UK academic culture and study skills, for international students and UK FE and HE institutions. Also involved in an EU Project in Second Life (Archi 21 island)and development of online courses (e.g. online MA in ELT) and resources sets of Learning Objects in study skills (Toolkits) available for licence. More info on our website:

Professional role Principal Teaching Fellow in eLearning

Organisation, if you have one University of Southampton

Interests study skills and language learning online; online course design; toolkits; OERs

Will you be blogging about ALT-C? No

Will ALT-C 2011 be your first ALT conference? No

What topics are on your radar? OERs; online pedagogy

9 September 2011

Added Alannah Fitzgerald (friend)


8 September 2011

Added Ersun Iscioglu (friend) and Virendra Mistry (friend)


7 September 2011

Added Brett Lucas (friend) and Teresa Mackinnon (friend)


6 September 2011

Julie Watson - Can't be at ALTC this year but am watching some keynotes online.

Notes - Link

5 September 2011
3 September 2011

Added Bex Lewis (friend)


1 September 2011

Added Fiona Grindey (friend)


Julie's Network

Virendra Mistry
Virendra Mistry (mutual) friend
Teresa Mackinnon
Teresa Mackinnon (mutual) friend
Brett Lucas
Brett Lucas friend
Bex Lewis
Bex Lewis (mutual) friend


Julie Watson:

Can't be at ALTC this year but am watching some keynotes online.