Tag: edlinc.ca

Important 2014 Dates for Ontario-based LINC instructors Using Edlinc.ca

[important] June to August: A courseware migration service is available for Ontario LINC instructors moving their course(s) from edlinc.ca to edulinc.org. Please complete thisform to request this service. June to December: The Courseware Basics for Moodle 2 course is available to Ontario-based LINC instructors who began the LearnIT2teach training BEFORE January 2014. Contact your mentor …

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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.

Happy Third Birthday to us!

Three years of LINC blended learning Rob McBride The LearnIT2teach Project is a year older on January 1, 2013. This is a good opportunity to review what has been accomplished in our efforts to provide web-based courseware to Ontario LINC and ESL learners, and train teachers to use the courseware in blended learning.   read more

Editing a course? Download and use our Stage 3 manual.

If you are editing a course in the edlinc.ca system or even a Moodle course on another server, our Stage 3 manual can be very useful as a quick how to resource for over sixty practical tasks with courseware.  Examples are how to manipulate groups of students, hiding and showing activities on a course, adding …

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Introduction to Moodle Hand Out Now on our Portal

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

PodCast: Why Use Technology in the Language Classroom?

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 …

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Authoring Online Activities with Hot Potatoes Workshop

Hot Potatoes allows instructors, teachers and developers to create digital quizzes.  The Hot Potatoes suite includes six applications, enabling educators to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web. Since Hot Potatoes is freeware, it can be used for any purpose or project. Our team is running a …

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Make Speaking Activities with NanoGong at TESL Ontario

At TESL Ontario, Jim Edgar and Susan Susan Middlesworth will be leading a session dedicated to generating computer blended speaking activities for LINC classes.  As synchronous and asynchronous speaking practice has now been integrated into the CIC-funded LINC 2-4 courseware. This hands-on training is for instructors who would like to start using these activities. All of …

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Admin Manual to be released at TESL Ontario

Friday,  November 9 LearnIT2teach for LINC Administrators (FSG)  3:00PM-4:40PM Based on the new manual for LINC administrators developed by the CIC-funded LearnIT2teach team, presenters will highlight and explain key sections in this publication, which provides guidelines and best practices for program managers interested in supporting computer assisted language learning. Participants will also be encouraged to …

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Project overview on our downloadable brochure

Our downloadable and printable brochure is now available online.  Simply click here or on the the image on the left and it arrives on your computer in PDF format.  It can be a useful item for promoting training or understanding of the project as a whole.