Virtual Round Table Web Conference

March 2011 Blog Posts (30)

Leçons de français à Arcachon

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p30377198/  (55min)

 

Meet in Arcachon’s 50s schoolroom  for a brief overview of how Helen…

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Machu Picchu Tour

 

 

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p76986194/  (1h 5min)

Join us for a tour of Machu Picchu, a real-life reproduction of the ancient ruins  of the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, a rigorous simulation of a 60% real Citadel, built as part of the University San martin de Porres of Perú,…

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Beyond Simulation & Role play

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p54026301/  (28min)

(the visuals of the recordings in the beginning are poor and after about 5min, we are changing computers and visuals are much better then)

 

Virtual Worlds are considered an effective tool for role-play and simulation…

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AVATAR Project

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p82772040/  (29min)

 

This presentation disseminates the preliminary results of the EU funded project: AVATAR "Added Value of teAching in a virTuAl woRld" (http://www.avatarproject.eu). The overall goal…

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Pecha Kucha Night

A Pecha Kucha is a speedy presentation technique which originated 2003 in Japan and has since taken on a world-tour and todate Pecha Kucha nights are taking place regularily in 250+ cities around the world.

The rules are simple: 20 slides auto-advancing every 20 secs. (Video 'A Pecha…

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Motivating Teens

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p42395458/  (1h)

 

My talk will demonstrate a number of motivating activities and tasks for teenage students that support the increasingly popular belief that moving away from using a particular coursebook can benefit the learning process. I will talk about…

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Trends in education 2.0 for 2011

http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p28189848/

 

In this session Kirsten Winkler will give an overview on the emerging trends in education 2.0 for 2011 and beyond. Which verticals attract customers and funding, which are most likely to either vanish or turn into features of a product or…

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Language Bridge Technology - a New Approach to Learning EFL

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p18507409/  (1h 3min, 57views since March 2011)

 

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  • When adults learn a foreign language and speak it fluently, they form…
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Extend the boundaries of your classroom with Technology

 

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p13986884/

 

How can technology be used to empower students and help them become self-directed learners? In this presentation, I will be sharing some ideas for how technology can be used to motivate students to study outside lesson…

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Soundcloud for listening and writing practice

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p32599284/  (53min)

 

Soundcloud is an audio web tool that allows users to upload various audio file types in order to enable listeners to have written conversations at any point during playback. This platform provides an ideal cross between receptive…

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Added by Heike Philp on March 29, 2011 at 12:48am — 1 Comment

English360

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…

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Little Tech for Big Result

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p20184781/   (45min, 83views since March 2011)

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In this session, I’ll demonstrate the small ways I've incorporated…

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

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…

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Introduction to Moodle

 

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p52615548/  (47min, 76 views since 3/2011)

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A demonstration of the basic features of Moodle and how easy it…

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Storytelling in ESL classroom

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. …

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mLearning: an introduction

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…

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Added by Heike Philp on March 28, 2011 at 11:58pm — No Comments

Closing Session

 

Recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p45639583/

 

Closing Session of the 4th Virtual Round Table Conference 25-27 March…

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A Case Study using screencasting as a medium for feedback

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…

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PANEL: EVO Session

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…
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Gapfiller

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…

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