Our successful workshop at TESL Ontario, Intro to Moodle for Editing Teachers, hand out is now available for your consideration in our portal Support area. You may download this by clicking on the logo or by navigating to Support>Instructor Trainee>Stage 3>Intro to Moodle
In this episode, Dr. Ken Beatty provides insights into the benefits of using technology from both the teachers’ and learners’ perspectives. Dr. Beatty makes practical suggestions, and he offers advice to the many teachers who would like to do more with educational technologies, but say they don’t have time to learn them. Dr. Beatty is a Professor of Computer-assisted Language Learning at Anaheim University. He is also widely published in his field. This episode was recorded by Jim Edgar at the 2012 TESL Canada Conference.
11:00AM-12:40PM FCG Create A Webquest For Your OSLT/ ELT Class (Tech lab)
This session explains what webquests are, how they can benefit language learning and where to access WebQuests and related resources online. Using a template, participants will be guided through the steps to make a customized webquest. This workshop is open to all, especially anyone interested in the CIC-funded LearnIT2teach Stage 4.
Category: Technology Lab
Level: Adult ESL/LINC, College/University, ELT/SLT
Focus: Electronic Classroom/Technology
Audience: Teachers with/without Experience
If you are in Toronto, this is the first of four stages for Ontario LINC instructors interested in the CIC-funded
LearnIT2teach Project. This session explains important e-learning concepts and guides participants through a hands-on exploration of the LINC courseware. Participants can use the courseware at edlinc.ca after completing Stages 1 and 2.9:00AM-10:40AM FAF LearnIT2teach Stage 1 Instructor Training (Tech lab)
(This session is repeated on Saturday morning)
Category: Technology Lab, Level: Adult ESL/LINC, Focus: Electronic Classroom/Technology
Today, at TESL Ontario, our team will update the settlement community about the progress that we have made over the past year. Jim Edgar, Rob McBride and Matthias Sturm discuss additions to the CIC-funded LearnIT2teach Project, which commenced in January 2010. New additions include a reference manual for LINC administrators, online speaking activities, LINC 2 e-resources, learner readiness materials, updates to the portal and social media, PTCT accreditation, migration to Tutela, and LINC 5-7 development work. (see details)