TESL Ontario LearnIT2teach for LINC Administrators

This session provides relevant information to LINC and ESL program administrators about the CIC-sponsored LearnIT2teach project. The presentation highlights the administrative and instructional benefits of both the LINC courseware and the teacher training, and it explains resource and participant reporting within the learning management system.  Download the PowerPoint slides.

Conference code: TAN
Presenters:Jim Edgar, John Allan and Robert McBride
Category: Technology Presentation
Level: Adult ESL/LINC, ELT/SLT
Focus: Electronic Classroom/Technology
Audience: Administrators

Our sessions at TESL Ontario

Oct 27, 10:00-11:00 TAN LearnIT2teach for LINC Administrators
Oct 27, 13:00-15:00 TPEQ LearnIT2teach Stage 1 Instructor Training
Oct 28, 08:30-09:30 FAJ Edlinc Diaries
Oct 28, 10:00-12:00 FAWQ LearnIT2teach Stage 1 Instructor Training
Oct 28, 13:00-14:00 FPA LearnIT2teach Stage 3 Instructor Orientation
Oct 29, 13:00-01:00 SPH Edlinc Diaries

Stage 3 Printable Manuals Uploaded!

Exciting news for advanced participants! The LearnIt2teach’s Stage 3 (editing teacher) manual on the Stage 3 course and in the Support section.

Stage 1 at TESL Ontario! or LearnIT2teach Stage 1 Instructor Training

This workshop introduces online resources and professional development opportunities available to the LINC community through the LearnIT2teach Project. This session is the first of four stages of instructor training. After completing this and the second stage, which is delivered online, LINC instructors will be able to use the LINC courseware on edlinc.ca.

Conference code: TPEQ
Presenters: Jim Edgar, John Allan and Mary Ellen Gillespie, Kevin O’Brien and Matthias Sturm
Category: Technology Lab (One Computer Per Participant)
Level: Adult ESL/LINC, ELT/SLT
Focus: Electronic Classroom/Technology
Audience: Teachers without Experience

Edlinc Diaries: Demonstration of LINC Courseware

This demonstration of the LINC courseware, a free, online teaching resource available through the LearnIT2teach project at edlinc.ca, showcases how some instructors at Algonquin College have adapted it to their LINC classes. Enhanced communication among learners and the provision of dynamic content are two important benefits that will be explained. The presenters will also provide their own insights and experiences with the courseware and share some feedback from their students.

Conference code: FAJ, SPH
Presenters: Karen Shiller, Pamela Manson and Ellen Chassé – Algonquin College
Category: Technology Presentation
Level: Adult ESL/LINC, College/University,
ELT/SLT, Secondary
Focus: Classroom Activities and Strategies
Audience: Teachers with Experience

LearnIT2teach Stage 3 Instructor Training Orientation

This session provides direction, guidance and motivation for participants interested in completing the LearnIT2teach Stage 3 training, which enables participants to be course editors and to customize the LINC courseware for their own teaching contexts.

Conference code: FPA
Presenters: Jim Edgar, John Allan and Mary Ellen Gillespie – New Media Language Training
Category: Technology Presentation
Level: Adult ESL/LINC, ELT/SLT
Focus: Electronic Classroom/Technology
Audience: Teachers without Experience

e-learning materials support classroom learning

LearnIT2teach Podcast #3 This brief podcast features LearnIT2teach team member Mary Ellen Gillespie discussing some of the LINC 2 e-resources and how e-learning materials can support classroom learning. See more podcasts here.

Meet the Team

People drive and support this project through support, training, development, guidance and reflection. There is a group of experts with New Media Language Training see the complete team description. Our Advisory Committee, which is comprised of educational experts from across the province, provides support for the project with their extensive experience.

LearnIT2Teach launches Digital Newsletter

Hot off the digital press: Oct 15 issue of LearnIT2teach news!
Sections:
LearnIT2teach YouTube Channel Update, Web News, Blogs, Jobs,   Professional Development, e-Resource Corner

Mobile Learning with new App

Mobile App“Enhancements and improvements have been made to edulinc.ca, the open access Moodle 2.0 test site for the project. Our courseware is currently available in Moodle 1.9 but we are working to roll out the newest version of Moodle in the next 12 months. In the meantime, edulinc users can self register and enrol in any of the courses and take them for a test drive.