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 of time than is permitted by land-based convention and will allow a fuller development of ideas than is otherwise possible.
Sessions are free and open to anyone around the globe.
EVO Electronic Village Online 2011 took place from 10th Jan to 13th of Feb 2011.
SESSIONS OVERVIEW 2011
Vance Stevens was 20 years an ESL lecturer and CALL coordinator before becoming CALL software developer and consultant, and recently lecturer in computing at Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi. He founded Webheads in 1998 and has coordinated that community of practice ever since, including organizing three international online conferences. He has been founding member and past chair of the CALL-IS in TESOL, has served on the editorial board of the TESOL Quarterly, and has taught in two of TESOL’s online professional development programs. He currently serves on editorial boards of TESL-EJ, CALL Journal, and Writing & Pedagogy.
Daniela Cuccurullo, coordinator of TESOL Italy local group of Naples, is contract Professor of English language at the University of Naples “Federico II” and at “Istituto Suor Orsola Benincasa”. She is also Secondary School teacher of English at I.T.I Enzo Striano (Naples), teacher trainer, e-tutor, forum moderator and author of contributions and learning objects for A.N.S.A.S. (ex Indire). She uses both traditional face-to-face methods and e-learning paths in blended training. She is a member of National Commiteees both for Language and multimedia teaching.
Engaged in research on teaching English as a second language through multimedia and CALL, she is author of essays on didactics, on English literature, reviews and translations.
She has four Masters in Multimedia teaching, e-learning and e-tutoring.
Kalyan Chattopadhyay, MA English, MA TESOL & ICT (Leeds), and PhD, is an Assistant Professor (Senior) in English in India, and a Hornby Trust Alumnus. He has been involved in teacher training for the last 6 years. His teaching interests include design and materials development for ESP courses for Healthcare, Banking, ITES-BPO Verticals; course design and implementation in Virtual Learning Environment; instructional and assessment design in online teacher training programme. He has 11 published papers, and has presented at teaching institutes in 7 countries. Currently, he is the Vice-President of IndiaCALL, EC Member of AsiaCALL, and Member, IALLT Council.
Evelyn Izquierdo has been an ESL/EFL teacher for more than 22 years. She holds a Master’s degree in EFL and works as an ESP teacher at the School of Education (EE) of Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV) where she is also a course facilitator at the EFL master’s program, a member of the EE-Distance Education Committee and an ICT trainer. She is currently an e-Tutor for the British Council, President of AVEALMEC (Venezuela CALL Association) and VenTESOL’s Communications Coordinator. She is a proud Webhead since 2005 and moderates several online communities for EFL teachers. Website: http://evelynizquierdo.wordpress.com/
Miguel Mendoza a university graduate from Universidad Pedagógica Experimental Libertador, IPC-Caracas, and hold a master’s degree in the teaching of English as a foreign language. I am an ESP teacher and ICT consultant. I have been teaching ESP to librarianship students for about 11 years at Universidad Central de Venezuela. As an ICT consultant, I have been involved in online projects sponsored by the British Council for Latin-American. I am member of IATEFL and AVEALMEC.