Evelyn Izquierdo ICT in ELT Sep, 2009 Maestría en Inglés como Lengua Extranjera Universidad Central de Venezuela ICT - Cur...
What is ICT? It is a term used for communication and information technology (ICT).
Do you think we have to teach technology in schools? Why? What? How? To whom?
The answer is here. Watch this video . Original source: Why We Need to Teach Technology in Schools. YouTube. Available at:...
The net generation
What is our current CALL situation? <ul><li>Three scenarios: </li></ul><ul><li>The world context </li></ul><ul><li>The Lat...
The world context Members of WorldCALL are drawn from established, professional affiliated associations working in the are...
The world context Members of WorldCALL are drawn from established, professional affiliated associations working in the are...
The Latin American Context <ul><li>Latin Call – Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>http://ujed-cuaal-projects.net/latin-call/ </li><...
The Venezuelan Context <ul><ul><li>Official policies (Ministry of Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ministry of Higher ...
<ul><li>What are we supposed to know about ICTs?  </li></ul><ul><li>What should we learn? </li></ul><ul><li>What Web tools...
Web tools Web 1.0  1994-2004  Wikipedia Web 2.0  2004-  Tim O’Reilly Web 3.0  2006-  Tim Berners-Lee
Web 1.0
Web 2.0
Web 3.0
Second Life Evelyn Michalski
New trends in the ELT field <ul><li>A new learning theory: Connectivism (George Siemens and Stephen Downes, 2003) </li></u...
The Latin American and Venezuelan Context: CooPs for English teachers VENELT http://groups.yahoo.com/group/VENELT/?yguid=2...
Some questions for reflection: <ul><ul><li>Do you use ICT with your students? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How often? </li><...
Thank you very much!   Contact info : Evelyn Izquierdo Escuela de Educación  Universidad Central de Venezuela [email_addre...
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  1. 1. Evelyn Izquierdo ICT in ELT Sep, 2009 Maestría en Inglés como Lengua Extranjera Universidad Central de Venezuela ICT - Current trends in the ELT field
  2. 2. What is ICT? It is a term used for communication and information technology (ICT).
  3. 3. Do you think we have to teach technology in schools? Why? What? How? To whom?
  4. 4. The answer is here. Watch this video . Original source: Why We Need to Teach Technology in Schools. YouTube. Available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRZ15cXopEw
  5. 5. The net generation
  6. 6. What is our current CALL situation? <ul><li>Three scenarios: </li></ul><ul><li>The world context </li></ul><ul><li>The Latin American context </li></ul><ul><li>The Venezuelan context </li></ul>
  7. 7. The world context Members of WorldCALL are drawn from established, professional affiliated associations working in the areas of CALL throughout the world. The current members of WorldCALL are: http://www.j-let.org Japan Association for Language Education and Technology LET http:// www.iallt.org International Association for Language Learning Technology IALLT http:// www.calico.org Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium CALICO http://www.eurocall-languages.org European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning EUROCALL
  8. 8. The world context Members of WorldCALL are drawn from established, professional affiliated associations working in the areas of CALL throughout the world. The current members of WorldCALL are: ( http:// www.atell.org Australian Association for Technology Enhanced Language Learning ATELL   Canadian Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning CCAQLL/CELAO http:// www.cercles.org Confédération Européenne des Centres de Langues de l'Enseignement Supérieur CERCLES
  9. 9. The Latin American Context <ul><li>Latin Call – Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>http://ujed-cuaal-projects.net/latin-call/ </li></ul><ul><li>Edutech Braz-Tesol </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.braz-tesol.org.br/site/view.asp?p=26 </li></ul><ul><li>Avealmec – Venezuela </li></ul><ul><li>http://avealmec.pbwiki.com/AVEALMEC </li></ul><ul><li>ARCALL – Argentina </li></ul><ul><li>http://alreadybiz.wordpress.com/2008/10/03/welcome-arcall-to-argentina/ </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Venezuelan Context <ul><ul><li>Official policies (Ministry of Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ministry of Higher Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ministry of Science and Technology) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Vs. Private education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School Vs. University level </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New CALL association </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British Council Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Governmental projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infocenters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low technological infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connectivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Few research in the CALL area </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>What are we supposed to know about ICTs? </li></ul><ul><li>What should we learn? </li></ul><ul><li>What Web tools can we use in ELT? </li></ul>ICT in ELT
  12. 12. Web tools Web 1.0 1994-2004 Wikipedia Web 2.0 2004- Tim O’Reilly Web 3.0 2006- Tim Berners-Lee
  13. 13. Web 1.0
  14. 14. Web 2.0
  15. 15. Web 3.0
  16. 16. Second Life Evelyn Michalski
  17. 17. New trends in the ELT field <ul><li>A new learning theory: Connectivism (George Siemens and Stephen Downes, 2003) </li></ul><ul><li>Blended learning </li></ul><ul><li>Research on ICT in ELT </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking </li></ul>
  18. 18. The Latin American and Venezuelan Context: CooPs for English teachers VENELT http://groups.yahoo.com/group/VENELT/?yguid=211734267 ELTnet http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ELTnet/ AVEALMEC http://groups.yahoo.com/group/avealmecmembers/?yguid=211734267 LWC http://groups.yahoo.com/group/learningwithcomputers/ WIA http://groups.yahoo.com/group/evonline2002_webheads/?yguid=211734267
  19. 19. Some questions for reflection: <ul><ul><li>Do you use ICT with your students? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How often? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you do in the tech area? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How would you describe your local context? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is it possible an ICT project there? </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Thank you very much!   Contact info : Evelyn Izquierdo Escuela de Educación Universidad Central de Venezuela [email_address] [email_address] [email_address] Skype: evelyn.izquierdo http://beyondtheenglishclassroomwalls.blogspot.com

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