Using the Web 2.0 for Alternative Assessment in ELT<br />Cecilia Lemos  -  August 2011<br />
Defining...<br />What is Assessment?<br />How is it differentfromtesting?<br />What do youunderstandby        “Alternative...
Comparing...<br />Traditional<br />Alternative<br />1. Focus on language		 1. Focus on communication2. Teacher-centered 		...
Concluding...<br />We are not supposed to evaluate how much information students retain but rather how they use that infor...
Speaking...<br />Fotobabble, Audioboo, Voicethread<br />Tellyourstudents to read a pieceofnewsfrom a newspaperornews site....
Reading...<br />Linoit, Wallwisher, Pindax<br />Choose a book, short storyoranytext for thewholeclass to read<br />Create ...
Pindax (www.pindax.com)<br />
Pindax (www.pindax.com)<br />
Pindax (www.pindax.com)<br />
One more for Reading...<br />Wordle, Tagxedo, Worditout<br />Choose a book, short storyoranytext for thewholeclass to read...
Listening...<br />ZimmerTwins, StripGenerator<br />Choose na audio book orpodcastof a story (orrecordone)<br />Studentshav...
AllSkills...<br />Glogster<br />After a week, month, unitorsemester do some reflection in classaboutwhattheyhavelearned<br...
AnyQuestions?<br />
 cecilialcoelho@gmail.com<br /> @CeciELT<br /> http:/cecilialcoelho.wordpress.com<br />
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These are the slides for the webinar I did for the American Tesol Institute on Friday, August 19, 2011.

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  1. 1. Using the Web 2.0 for Alternative Assessment in ELT<br />Cecilia Lemos - August 2011<br />
  2. 2. Defining...<br />What is Assessment?<br />How is it differentfromtesting?<br />What do youunderstandby “AlternativeAssessment”?<br />
  3. 3. Comparing...<br />Traditional<br />Alternative<br />1. Focus on language 1. Focus on communication2. Teacher-centered 2. Learner-centered3. Isolated skills 3. Integrated skills4. Emphasis on product 4. Emphasis on process5. One-way correctness 5. Multiple solutions6. Tests that test 6. Tests that teach<br />(Richards & Renandya, 2002)<br />
  4. 4. Concluding...<br />We are not supposed to evaluate how much information students retain but rather how they use that information<br />Andhowcan Web 2.0 tools<br />help youwiththat?<br />
  5. 5. Speaking...<br />Fotobabble, Audioboo, Voicethread<br />Tellyourstudents to read a pieceofnewsfrom a newspaperornews site.<br />Thestudentsshouldchooseonepieceofnews (ortheteachercantellthemwhatnews to readabout).<br />Studentsrecordtheiropinionabout it orpossiblesolutions (ifapplicable)<br />Variations: film/book/restaurantreviews,<br />
  6. 6. Reading...<br />Linoit, Wallwisher, Pindax<br />Choose a book, short storyoranytext for thewholeclass to read<br />Create a board for thatreading<br />Studentshave to writefavoritequotes/passages, askquestionsthat come to mindwhilereadingthetext, newvocabularytheyhavelearned<br />Eachtypeofpostcanhave a specificcolor<br />Studentshave to reply to questionsandposts<br />
  7. 7. Pindax (www.pindax.com)<br />
  8. 8. Pindax (www.pindax.com)<br />
  9. 9. Pindax (www.pindax.com)<br />
  10. 10. One more for Reading...<br />Wordle, Tagxedo, Worditout<br />Choose a book, short storyoranytext for thewholeclass to read<br />Create a wordcloudwithkeywordsfromthetext<br />Studentshave to taketurnschoosing a wordfromthecloudandsayinghowit’srelated to thestory<br />Variation: Studentswriteorrecord na audio file usingthekeywords to discuss/commentonthereading<br />
  11. 11. Listening...<br />ZimmerTwins, StripGenerator<br />Choose na audio book orpodcastof a story (orrecordone)<br />Studentshave to readthestoryandcreate a comicstripretellingthestory<br />Variation: Givethemtheaudio/podcastwithouttheendofthestory. Havestudentscreatethecomicstripwith na ending for it.<br />
  12. 12. AllSkills...<br />Glogster<br />After a week, month, unitorsemester do some reflection in classaboutwhattheyhavelearned<br />Havestudentscreate a digital posterusingGlogsterabouttheirlearningduringthatperiodof time<br />Theycan include: favoriteactivity, what I struggledwith, a vocabularylog (withimages), na audioreflection<br />
  13. 13. AnyQuestions?<br />
  14. 14.  cecilialcoelho@gmail.com<br /> @CeciELT<br /> http:/cecilialcoelho.wordpress.com<br />
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