Exiled Souls Migration
We are experiencing a great movement of people around the world in search of safer and more prosperous lives for them and their children. Some move by choice in the hopes of finding better economic opportunities. Others are forced to flee war, political violence, religious persecution or ethnic discrimination. We will look at some of the main issues and trends in migration. However, most of all, we will engage with the migrants' personal stories
Elektron Samurai Digital Global
We will focus on issues related to living a global life through the means of digital technology. While some of us have embraced globalization physically through living, working and travelling abroad, it could be argued that most of us either are currently living or will live on a global level through technology.
Linguistic Play Legal and Forensic Linguistics
As documents become easier to duplicate, and with fake news becoming a major concern for information consumers, how can we verify authenticity? One approach is to consider the content itself. This one of the fascinating applications of forensic linguistics. Another area we will look at through this blog is legal linguistics, how language influences our understanding and application of law. Often, legal and forensic linguistics are both considered in the same context, like in contracts between members of different linguistic groups.
Linguistic Algorithms Language Technology
Language may be our most enduring technology. The levels of achievement of language as technology today is mind boggling. We will explore some of these areas, including AI, natural language processing, speech synthesis, language-based elements of cognitive psychology/science and creative linguistic tools.
English the Game Language Learning Game Design
We believe that one of the most promising areas of language learning is in games. We will look at language-learning game design from both the language trainer's and game designer's perspective, including exploring the idea that potentially everr aspect of language learning (vocabulary, grammar, assessment, etc.) could be integrated into realistic, effective and enjoyable games.
JohnLanman.com Professional Learner
One of the major trends facing us today is the need to be learning constantly. Change is occurring with exponential growth, industries are evolving and being redefined, new technologies hit the market seemingly every month and skills need to be upgraded without end. We are all now professional learners, or should be. This blog will look at the developments within this learning trend, tools to make learning more easier and more effective and tips to stay current and future-proofed. John Lanman, the founder of LGI, will also explore his own personal learning journey and share what he has discovered, both as a learned and a trainer.