Pilot Courses

The pilot courses have taken place in four countries: Germany, Spain, Czech Republic and Finland.

Practice Enterprise companies in these countries have been trading and interacting through the VLE.

Further courses are planned on Second Life this year using the facilities of setting up an exhibition space for the companies.

According to the very positive feedback from students the interaction between different countries and the newly developed business skills where addressed as most beneficial on the courses.

The course as represented in the VLE is divided into 4 modules with the following Basic structure as demonstrated in the graphic above:

  • Unite outline and expected outcomes
  • Task instructions, resources and focus activities (language, business, intercultural)
  • Support material for autonomous learning

For Students' Testimonials click here



Customized VLE

The PELLIC project aims to provide a virtual learning space where students can practice business communication skills in English within a Practice Enterprise environment.
This will be made available as an easily-accessible open source virtual learning environment ... read more

PELLIC is a project of the European Union

coordinated by Turku University of Applied Sciences (Finland) in cooperation with: Florida Centre de Formació, C.V. (Spain), University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, (Czech Republic), King's College London (GB), University of Tübingen (Germany) and the ICC International Language Network (Germany).

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This Project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This website reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.