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October 2010 Blog Posts (32)

SLanguages 2010 SUMMARY

On Friday and Saturday, 15-16 October 2010, the SLanguages 2010 conference took place over a period of 24h.

A newly founded committee took over the work from Gavin Dudeney and with the help of Carol Rainbow [Carolrb Roux] set out to conquer the most technically challenging quest ever: to run a

conference in Second Life.

And what a team effort this turned out to be.

The 24h conference…

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Added by Heike Philp on October 20, 2010 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Add a dimension to your teaching: an introduction to language learning in Virtual Worlds

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9 October 2010, 5pm GMT



YouTube Trailer…



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MS Word, blogs and wikis for peer-editing in language EFL classes



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Saturday, 9 October 2010 - 5pm GMT



I'd like to address such questions as the affordances and limitations of these tools, students feedback about using them and recommendations for teachers… Continue

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UNCONFERENCE

But what is an unconference?



An unconference is a part without set program when conference participants get together, vote for a topic that they wish to discuss with others and then split into interest groups. At the end of the 30min discussion everyone meets again and a spokesman of each group relates their findings. Conferences which are entirely based on this concept are called barcamps…
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Udemy - Academy of You

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Friday, 8 October 2010 - 5pm GMT



Udemy


wants to democratize online learning. We provide tools so that experts can create their own online course and… Continue

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LeWiNoW - One Step Closer to Teaching Paperless



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Saturday, 9 October 2010 -…

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Language-bridge.com



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Saturday, 9 October 2010 - 5pm GMT, Arkady Zilberman, Language-bridge.com



The traditional one-to-one teaching cannot meet the scale of “English mania” brought to life by… Continue

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Bring the World in – Blogging with Your Students



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Saturday, 9 October 2010 - 5pm GMT, Greta Sandler



Blogging with our students can be an amazing tool for language teaching. It will make us experience the wonders of expanding our… Continue

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Getting some Facebook time with your colleagues



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Getting some Facebook time with your colleagues or how I'm using a Facebook page to connect with other teachers…


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Using startpages to organize your personal and school online resources



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Vicky Saumell



This session aims at showing the potential of using startpages as very easy tools to make websites to organize your personal and school online resources. We will explore… Continue

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Pecha Kucha, Auction, and Second Life Party (Saturday)



Saturday, 9 October 2010 - 7pm GMT




Don't know what a Pecha Kucha is?

Please listen to this video on 'A Pecha Kucha on Pecha Kucha'



A Pecha Kucha is a speedy presentation technique which… Continue

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Flip Cameras in the ELT Classroom



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In this presentation, Miguel described how he ended up using flip cameras for a language course. He talked about why to use videos in the language classroom and finished by giving the audience a glimpse of the final product. He… Continue

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Blogs for professional development, learning and teaching



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Blogs can be used both for professional development as a learning tool for teachers, as well as a teaching tool. In this workshop, I'll talk briefly about both possibilities, relating to some personal experiences whenever possible… Continue

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Digital Play: Escape the Room games



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Graham Stanley (@grahamstanley, @eltdigitalplay) Digital Play: Escape the Room



There is a growing interest in using computer games for language

teaching… Continue

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Introduction to Moodle



RECORDING: http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p68102445/ (31min)




Introduction to Moodle, Kevin Westbrook



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… Continue

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Mikogo Screensharing Software



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VRT4, Mikogo Screensharing Software, Andrew Connolly,… Continue

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English Attack Website



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http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p33594732/ (48min)



Friday, 8 October 2010 - 10am GMT, English Attack Website, Paul… Continue

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Pecha Kucha & PRESTO Night (Friday)

Friday, 8 October 2010 - 7pm GMT, PECHA KUCHA, 6 dynamite speakers



Don't know what a Pecha Kucha is?

Please listen to this video on 'A Pecha Kucha on Pecha Kucha'



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…

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ELTChat Panel: A Ready-Made PLN for ELT Professionals



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Saturday, 9 October 2010 - 6am GMT

ELTChat Panelists: Andy Chaplin, Marisa Constantinides, Berni Wall, Jason Renshaw, and Shelly Terrell…



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Twitter: Turn 140 Characters into a Virtual Staffroom



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The short messaging system Twitter can be turned into a huge virtual staffroom where teachers from around the world meet, communicate, support each other and share teaching tips, resources, weblinks and opinions. Discover some tools… Continue

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