Tag: learning objects

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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Edulinc returns!

This site has been created to provide more open access to the LearnIT2teach LINC courseware using Moodle 2.2, the latest version of our learning management system. The LearnIT2teach.ca team invites you to create your own user account, enroll yourself in a course and use the courseware. Edulinc.ca is enabled for mobile learning. Click here for …

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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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LINC 2 Activities for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is to be observed on the 2nd Monday in October.  This week would be a great opportunity to use the four activities available to get your students into the festival spirit.  These can be accessed within the LINC 2 courseware, the Guest Access LINC 2 course or downloaded from the Tutela.ca learning object repository. …

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Joining Tutela.ca

Tutela.ca is a pan-Canadian online resource and community for ESL/FSL professionals, currently under development, supported by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks.  In order to take advantage of this repository, you must join Tutela. 1. Surf to Tutela.ca 2. Click the Sign Up button 3. Complete the User Account form 4. A confirmation email will …

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How to download a resource from Tutela

This PDF document provides visual and clear instructions on the steps to locate and retrieve learning objects from the new Tutela.ca learning object repository. This technique is a requirement of the LearnIt2teach Stage 3 certification. Note:  You must register as a member of Tutela.ca to access Learning objects. It is a free service!

LearnIT2teach: Stage 1 at TESL Toronto, May 5th

This workshop introduces online resources and professional development opportunities available to the LINC community for free through the LearnIT2teach.ca project. This session is the first of four stages of training, the final stage of which is a TESL Ontario PTCT accreditation. Over 800 instructors Ontario have participated in this training. Type: Computer lab workshop.  Audience: …

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LearnIT2Teach Training News

The LearnIT2Teach project has received confirmation that TESL Ontario Accredited Members can use the electronic certificates we issue to graduates of Stages 1 through 3 as proof for their PD hours required to maintain their Accredited Membership status. We have also been informed that Stage 4 course meets the standards for PTCT Accreditation and our …

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LINC 2 e-Activities Update

Online activities based on chapter 3 in the LINC 2 Classroom Activities book (2009) are now available at  http://learnit2teach.ca/linc2/. The following themes are now available for learners: At Home in Our Community and the World Banking, Customer Service and Telephones Canada