English360

Heikephilp/ März 29, 2011/ Virtual Round Table/ 0Kommentare

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p78992128/  The course book of the future is not a static text, but is instead a dynamic process that enables the seamless integration of ongoing dialogue/class discussion, learner-generated content, quality-assured published activities, and teacher created tasks based. In this workshop, we will look at how the English360 platform can be used to facilitate the development of this type of

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Little Tech for Big Result

Heikephilp/ März 29, 2011/ Virtual Round Table/ 0Kommentare

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p20184781/   (45min, 83views since March 2011) Trailer In this session, I’ll demonstrate the small ways I’ve incorporated technology tools in my classes with young learners. Since I only see my students for one hour each week, and technology tools can be time eaters (especially when neither the teacher nor the learners are tech savvy), I tend to bring in

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Not Just a Pretty Cloud: Using Wordle in the Language Learning Classroom

Heikephilp/ März 29, 2011/ Virtual Round Table/ 0Kommentare

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p93474974/  (59min) This session will demonstrate ways to use Wordle as a teaching and learning tool beyond merely creating an attractive ‘word cloud’. Ideas for a range of activities and language skills will be presented such as introducing new vocabulary topics, previewing a text and making predictions, reviewing a text for reconstruction purposes as well as providing prompts for

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Storytelling in ESL classroom

Heikephilp/ März 29, 2011/ Virtual Round Table/ 0Kommentare

Recording:  http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p84759767/  (1h03min) Storytelling is the ancient form of education whose appeal has been rediscovered in modern times. Cultures told tales to pass down beliefs to future generations. Stories capture learners’ imaginations, emotions, minds and heart.  Storytelling sparks learners’ interests; aids flow of classes; makes material memorable; overcomes anxiety and builds good rapport. About Faisal Ibrahim Al-Shamali Faisal Ibrahim Al-Shamali

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Introduction to Moodle

Heikephilp/ März 29, 2011/ Virtual Round Table/ 0Kommentare

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p52615548/  (47min, 76 views since 3/2011) Trailer A demonstration of the basic features of Moodle and how easy it is to set up a course yourself! This workshop will give a brief overview of this popular virtual learning environment (VLE), show you what activities are available, and give you the opportunity to produce an activity in Moodle yourself. You

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mLearning: an introduction

Heikephilp/ März 28, 2011/ Virtual Round Table/ 0Kommentare

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p92587754/  (57min) Mobile learning (mLearning), also known as handheld learning, is becoming increasingly common in all fields of education, and with all age groups. However, mLearning is still relatively new in the field of ELT, and teachers are often not sure what it is about, and even less sure how it can be used with students. This presentation aims

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A Case Study using screencasting as a medium for feedback

Heikephilp/ März 28, 2011/ Virtual Round Table/ 0Kommentare

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p25774408/ The call for a revolution in how we deal with learners written work is being heard in classrooms and journals all over the world. In the first ELT J of 2011 Icy Lee focused on how teachersspend hours marking ineffectively or for limited gains. Teachers who attend this presentation should leave with:     * an example of how

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PANEL: EVO Session

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Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p17513582/  (1h 38min) Panelists are … Elizabeth Hanson-Smith Daf Smirnov Vance Stevens Evelyn Izquierdo Kalyan Chattopadhyay Sandra Rogers Miguel Mendoza Daniela Cuccurullo Moderation: Marisa Constantinides For five weeks in January-February, participants and ESOL experts can engage in collaborative, online discussion or hands-on virtual workshops of professional and scholarly benefit. These sessions will bring together participants for a longer period

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Gapfiller

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Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p35995430/  (31min) Gapfillers is an award-winning Elearning site for advanced learners of English. Berni will talk about the rationale behind setting up the site, talk about the community on Gapfillers and take you on a tour of some of the main features.. Berni Wall runs RLI a small language school offering one to one training and short total immersion

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