Blended EFL Clases at University Level LUZ 2013


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Blended EFL Clases at University Level LUZ 2013

  1. 1. Blended Learning: supporting Multiliteracies, networking and collaborative learning in a MOOC like program. Face to Face Component On-Line Component How we Blend Assesment: Test and Projects
  2. 2. Our Mind Set: Our world has flattened and is interconnected Information is just going to continue to grow exponentially Students of today and tomorrow learn differently than we did We are life long learners We are self-directed learners “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read or write, but the ones who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn” (Alvin Toffler) “How we connect with each other is how learning occurs” (Stephen Wilmarth) “Collaboration and sharing knowledge are highly prized skills” (Alan November)
  3. 3. “Combining face-to-face and technology helps engage the teacher and students into a learning community where everyone benefits and grows into a lifelong learner. Learning is becoming relationship-based or a huge learning network” (Nellie Deutsch) .
  4. 4. What are Digital Literacies? They refer to our ability to effectively make use of the technologies at our disposal. It’s not only a checklist of technical skills, but also about the social practices that surround the use of new media. So not just knowing how to create a blog entry, but knowing how to use this to connect with a wider community of readers and writers, and what sort of online persona one projects though one's post. Not just knowing how to upload photos to Flickr ( a photo sharing site), but knowing whether to publish them under a Creative Commons license and what this implies in terms of digital rights and usage.
  5. 5. 5-lenses Model / Pegrum, M. (June 2009) technological pedagogical social sociopolitical ecological
  6. 6. Connectivism is a learning theory for the digital age George Siemens Stephen Downes
  7. 7. “We blog to teach and learn about writing, communication, networking, presentation, publishing, commenting, reflection, organization and collaboration skills. ….. ……..Blogging is about Digital Citizenship, Media Literacy, Information Literacy and Global Awareness. “
  8. 8. Written and Narrated by Dave
  9. 9. World Link is Heinle's best-selling core series for young adult/adultyoung adult/adult learners of English from the false beginnerbeginner to intermediate levelintermediate level. Level 1 and 2Level 1 and 2 Level 3 and 4Level 3 and 4 Level 5Level 5 Level 6 ConversationalLevel 6 Conversational Level 7 OccupationalLevel 7 Occupational Level 8 WritingLevel 8 Writing mandatorymandatory
  10. 10. – WorldLink Resources – (MyELT – Site)
  11. 11. Blogs: On line portfolio-Journal • Homework, Interests • Video, Audio, Text Images Classroom: F2F interactions • New Interchange,Worldlink, • Conversations, PowerPoint, • Group tasks • Cell phones: recorder, video, and photos Google Services: • G-mail • Google images • Google Talk Facebook • Photos, Videos, • Music, Forum, blog, groups • Wall Comments Twitter Wetpaint Team Work Collaboration Podcast: Final Project EFL Podcast Second Life • Tours • language school • roleplaying
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  16. 16. Second Life
  17. 17. The Merlin Learning Quest for English language learners. http://maps.secondlife.c
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  19. 19. We skype in order to expose and connect teachers and students locally and globally to peers, experts, eye witnesses. We become more fluent in networking and and information literacies, speaking, listening and presentation skills are honed.
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  21. 21. Stage 1 * Get in groups • Assign roles • Select a topic * Divide contents to research Stage 2 * Research topic and relate it to your assigned content • Design slides: mind maps and charts • Reflect on what you and your group learned • Write a transcript to explain your mind map • Edit with a tutor • Record your presentation
  22. 22. Stage 3 •Upload PPT to Authorstream • Post PPT to your blog • Make a poster to display your work • Be ready to present in front of an audience Stage 4 • Show your work and share your findings. • Decorate your stand and be ready to answer questions of your classmates. • Answer your professor questions about your work.
  23. 23. For the Oral test you will need to: • Design 3 mind maps like the ones showed in the pictures bellow. • Also, you will need to have a conversation with a partner. Be ready to ask and answer questions in a short conversation about the lessons practiced in class.. • Bring something to share with your classmates (a little snack).
  24. 24. • All mind maps must be on paper.. No digital material.. We'll be placing your posters on the wall for everyone to look at and learn from. • And the most important.... Have fun!!! Take a lot of photos and post them to our Facebook group.. More memories of past exams... here:
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  26. 26. Blended EFL Classes at University LevelBlended EFL Classes at University Level - 2013 Dr. Doris Molero University Professor Rafael Belloso Chacin University
  27. 27. References • From Blogs to Bombs (Mark Pegrum) • Seminal reading on Multiliteracies: The New London Group (1996). A pedagogy of multiliteracies: Designing social futures. Harvard Educational Review 6, 1. pp.60-92. Retrieved in 2009 from: articles/A_Pedagogy_of_Multiliteracies_Designing_Social_Futures. htm • Stevens, Vance. (2009). Modeling Social Media in Groups, Communities, and Networks. TESL-EJ, Volume 13, Number 3: • Tour to the British Council Isle in Second Life 05T18%3A03%3A00-07%3A00&max-results=7 • Russian Venezuela EFL project in SL 05T18%3A03%3A00-07%3A00&max-results=7 •
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