Tag: technology

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

Today at 3 p.m., Introduction to Moodle – great for editing teachers

Today we are offering a 100 minute hands-on workshop to give instructors a head start to editing using the Moodle learning Management System or LMS. 3:00PM-4:40PM TSH An Introduction to Course Editing in Moodle (Tech lab) John Allan, Jim Edgar, and Nancy Van Dorp – LearnIT2teach This session introduces course authoring in Moodle, a popular …

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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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A great way to start learning “blended instruction” Back2Back Stages 1 & 2 sessions

On Friday, November the 10th at TESL Ontario, our team is offering the Stage One hands on and Stage Two introduction sessions consecutively at 9:00 a.m and 1:00 p.m. respectively. This is an efficient way for Ontario LINC instructors to get a jump start on their understanding and practical skills using technology in a blended …

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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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What’s New In LearnIT2teach: Project Update

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, …

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Free open EDU LiNC courseware

We offer an open site, edulinc.ca,  that you can inspect and even use with your students. 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 …

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