Tag: CALL

Blended Learning! A Podcast from a Teacher who has made the move.

Language teachers and program administrators who want to make the move to LINC blended learning begin with an important question: how do I get there from here? Pamela Manson and her colleagues at Algonquin College have made the big move. In this podcast Pamela describes how she became involved in LearnIT2teach and how that’s paying …

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Book a “FREE” Stage 1 Training Session for your Instructors!

Take advantage of the free training available to LINC teachers in Ontario. Contact admin@learnIT2teach.ca to book a training session. Our system offers free courseware to use with your students in a blended learning environment. The courses and the materials complement the LINC 2 – 4 Classroom Activities books and the LINC 5 – 7 Classroom Activities …

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ESL LINC Digital News, October edition, released

Check out the latest edition of the LearnIt2Teach newsletter. Information on our latest podcast and Web news. New jobs are listed and there are new links in the e-Resource Corner. Check it out here.

Book a “Free” Training Session

Take advantage of the free training available to LINC teachers in Ontario. Contact admin@learnIT2teach.ca to book a training session. Our system offers free courseware to use with your students in a blended learning environment. The courses and the materials complement the LINC 2 – 4 Classroom Activities books and the LINC 5 – 7 Classroom Activities …

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Hacking Hot Potatoes the Cookbook

Stage 4 participants and graduates interested in going beyond the basics of the Hot Potatoes authoring suite will find this new publication Hacking Hot Potatoes: The Cookbook helpful. The PDF or ePUB version costs around $10 + tax.

Survey reveals that CALL and IT skills play growing role in administrator hiring decisions

A March 2013 survey of Ontario LINC service providers on the role technology plays in their hiring practices indicates IT skills have a large and growing role in determining if a teacher gets hired. Administrators were asked on a scale of 1 – 10, what role does a teacher’s technology skills play in a decision …

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ESL LINC Digital News, August edition, released

The August edition of the ESL LINC Digital Newsletter is ready for your summer reading.  Sections include Project News, Web News, Blogs, Jobs, Professional Development and the e-Resource Corner.

Teachers want to reset or add LINC glossaries to your courses?

The LINC glossaries bank can be used by LINC courseware instructors to reset course glossaries, to add glossaries  or to merge glossaries on their courses.   To locate glossaries and add them to your course, go to the support document Glossary files.

New LINC 5, 6 & 7 Learning objects released!

Additional interactive learning objects are ready for download to support the LINC 5-7 Classroom Activities (Vol. 1 and 2). These resources complement Chapter 3, Interacting with Others, of the Classroom Activities. Instructors with edlinc courses can easily add these to their existing courses.

The Unexpected Next – emerging language learning technologies

Jim Edgar continues his conversation with Ken Beatty, a CALL professor at Anaheim University. Jim asks Professor Beatty to summarize an inspiring conference presentation he had given at TESL Canada. The topic was ‘The Unexpected Next’. In his summary, Professor Beatty lists six emerging language technologies. and their application to language teaching and learning. These …

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