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Moodling Your Textbook

JALT2012-MoodlingTextbooks
JALT 2012, ACT City, Hamamatsu, Japan

Co-presented with Craig Manning (The University of Shimane), Don Hinkelman (Sapporo Gakuin University), & Tom Goetz (Hokusei Gakuen University)

This presentation is for teachers and publishers. Explore how Moodle can enhance your students´ educational experiences by shifting the in-class focus towards fluency and out-of-class activities to learning, practice, and accuracy. Discuss how schools can work with publishers to reproduce materials online legally. Finally, join the community of Moodle users to share course contents, reduce your workload, and improve educational outcomes in your classroom!

 

Book Group Day

Book Group Day
ER Colloquium at JALT 2012, ACT City, Hamamatsu, Japan

Poster session on a recyclable student-centered Book Group Day activity to promote Extensive Reading in the classroom.

Teacher Travel 2.0: Student-sourced Video Travelogues

JALT Pan-SIG Conference 2012, Hiroshima University (Higashi Hiroshima Campus)

June 18, 13:45

Presentation summary:

Have you ever had to cancel or reschedule class due to a conference or personal travel plans? This pres- entation will outline how to take advantage of scheduling conflicts to activate or rekindle your students’ motivation in a unique and enjoyable way. During this presentation, you will learn to crowd-source travel plans as a language learning activity. You will see the results of a teacher’s one-day tour of Paris after a TESOL France conference, planned by language-learning students. You will also receive tips on how to easily create video travelogues to share in class using an iPhone.

The AJET Forum: iPads in the Classroom

JALT-CALL 2012 ConferenceKonan CUBE, Konan University, Nishinomiya City

June 3, 14:50

Presentation summary:

The presenters will discuss practical ways that iPads, Apple TV, and pocket WiFi connections can be implemented in the classroom. This forum will be useful for teachers at jr/sr high school and university levels.
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Teacher Travel 2.0: Student-sourced

JALT-CALL 2012 Conference, Konan CUBE, Konan University, Nishinomiya City

June 2, 16:30

Presentation summary:

Have you ever had to cancel or reschedule class due to a conference or personal travel plans? This presentation will outline how to take advantage of scheduling conflicts to activate or rekindle your students’ motivation in a unique and enjoyable way. During this presentation, you will learn to crowd-source travel plans as a language learning activity. You will see the results of a one-day tour of Paris, planned by language-learning students. You will also receive tips on how to easily create video travelogues to share in class using an iPhone.

Student-centered Video Process Using iPads

Pre-conference Workshop @ JALT-CALL 2012 ConferenceKonan CUBE, Konan University, Nishinomiya City

June 1, 18:00

Presentation summary:

This presentation will discuss an iPad solution to a video processing problem. Whereas as in years past video processing time was measured in days, or weeks, putting iPads in student hands reduced that to less than an hour. Students captured, processed, and uploaded videos to Moodle on their own. Come listen and find out how.

iPads as Teacher Toolkits

iPads as Teacher Toolkits

Hiroshima JALT April Event, Hiroshima Peace Park, International Conference Center

April 22

Presentation summary:

This presentation will cover one teacher’s use of an iPad in the language classroom for student assessment and course management. The presenter will discuss various ways in which the iPad was used by the teacher in the classroom. Participants will learn how to use the iPad as a tool for giving presentations, conferring with students, managing student data and classroom pace, while also acting as a great resource.

Incorporating Blogging Into Your Teaching


島根県立大学公開講座 2011, The University of Shimane

Presentation summary:

The presentation will discuss different aspects of blogging for teachers, such as professional development, Personal Learning Networks (PLN), and blogging in the classroom.

iPads for Classroom Assessment and Management


JALT  37th Annual International Conference 2011, Tokyo

November 18 – 21

Presentation summary:

The portability and power of Apple’s iPad make it an excellent tool for teachers. This presentation will cover the use of an iPad in the language classroom for student assessment and course management.

The discussion is based on one teacher’s use of an iPad as a portable device in a university English conversation course. The iPad was used by the teacher in many ways, ranging from student assessment to presentation of course content. (Continued)

Using an iPad in the Classroom


JALT  37th Annual International Conference 2011, Tokyo

November 18 – 21

Presentation summary:

This presentation will cover one teacher’s use of an iPad in the language classroom for student assessment and course management. The presenter will discuss various ways in which the iPad was used in the classroom over a one-year period. Participants will learn how to use the iPad as a tool for giving presentations, conferring with students, managing student data and classroom pace, while also acting as a great resource.