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  • 2010 01 Online Morocco V2 Mc Closkey

    1. 1. Online Tools for Language Teaching and Learning Mary Lou McCloskey, PhD
    2. 2. Principles of Active, Interactive Online Learning (McCloskey et Al, 2008; Chapelle, 1998) <ul><li>Learners are actively engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is interactive – opportunities for production of language & negotiation of meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistic characteristics are clear </li></ul><ul><li>Language is scaffolded for comprehensibility </li></ul><ul><li>Learners get feedback & opportunities to correct </li></ul><ul><li>Learners apply prior knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Language and content are integrated </li></ul><ul><li>Learning strategies are developed </li></ul><ul><li>Clear goals and feedback are provided </li></ul>
    3. 3. “ COOL TOOLS” TO ACHIEVE THOSE GOALS <ul><li>Text and vocabulary analysis tools for curriculum development and writing analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Visualization software for vocabulary development </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson planning software; </li></ul><ul><li>Downloadable software for language exercises and games </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia sources for language and language-through-content learning </li></ul><ul><li>Sound recording and playback for multimedia storytelling. </li></ul>
    4. 4. 1 Analyzing Vocabulary Vocabulary Profiler (VP) VP-Kids
    5. 5. <ul><li>Vocabulary lists/corpus lists First thousand words Second thousand words Academic word list Children’s Spoken word frequency list </li></ul>
    6. 6. Analyze vocabulary to determine important terms that ELLs may not know but need to know. <ul><li>Cool Tools: </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary Profiler Local </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Nation Tom Cobb </li></ul><ul><li>& VPKids </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Word List Local </li></ul><ul><li>Averil Coxhead </li></ul>
    7. 7. Vocabulary Profiler <ul><li>Web tool developed by Paul Nation, Tom Cobb & others. Available at www.lextutor.ca/vp </li></ul><ul><li>Analyzes vocabulary by frequency (first 1000, second 1000, Academic Word List, off-list) </li></ul><ul><li>Provides many descriptive statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Used to study text levels for reading and to examine learners speaking and writing. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Nabil Dirar (adapted from Wikipedia) <ul><li>Nabil Dirar , who was born on February 15, 1986 in Casablanca, is a football player from Morocco, who is currently employed by Club Brugge K.V. in Belgium. Dirar’s favorite position is attacking left midfielder. In May 2008, he signed a five year contract with Club Brugge. He was a member of the Moroccan Olympic national team and he made his first cap for the Atlas Lions, the Morocco national football team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Mauritania on October 11, 2008. </li></ul>
    9. 9. VOCABULARY PROFILER OUTPUT
    10. 10. Color Coding <ul><li>Blue = most frequent 1000 word families </li></ul><ul><li>Green = second 2000 word families </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow = academic words not in first 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Red = off-list words </li></ul>
    11. 14. Uses of the Vocabulary Profiler & Word Lists <ul><li>Lesson planning </li></ul><ul><li>Materials development </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Assessing learner progress </li></ul>
    12. 15. Looking at Saw Ba’s Vocabulary Development on the Vocabulary Profiler and the VP- Kids
    13. 16. Saw Ba Revised Writing Sample July 25, 2008
    14. 17. Writing helped us know what kids had learned and what they needed to learn.
    15. 18. Saw BA Writing Sample January 2009 <ul><li>Greg Mortenson trying to climb the second word mountain and he two friends die in the second word mountain and he was tired and he came down and he was sick and he hungry and HajiAli come met Greg Mortenson and HajiAli said salaam alaikum that work me peace be with you and HajiAli was take him to the village and give Greg Mortension tea and food Greg Mortenson said what did you need to help when he wehn back to America and he save he money 600$ and he wehn back to packistan and he build a new school. </li></ul>
    16. 19. Saw Ba Piece 4, VP Total words: 100 Different words 56 Type/token ratio .54
    17. 20. Saw Ba -- Vocabulary Analysis Vocabulary Profiler <ul><li>Analysis: </li></ul><ul><li>Story length increased over 7 months. </li></ul><ul><li>Other than story length, patterns of development aren’t revealed at this level by the VP. </li></ul>Time % K1 % K2 % Off-list % Aca-demic Words % K1 + K2 Total Words Different Words Type/ token ratio 1 (5/08) 96 0 4 0 96 52 35 .69 2 (6/08) 85 14 0 0 99 49 35 .54 3 (7/08) 86 10 4 0 96 51 33 .65 4 (1/09) 93 5 2 0 98 100 56 .54
    18. 21. Analysis <ul><li>Growth doesn’t show up in 1-month increments, but does in 6 months – in terms of quantity and expansion on the higher levels of the list. </li></ul><ul><li>VP-Kids may to be accurate in the order of vocabulary development by ELs </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting to pursue using the tool to get feedback on vocabulary development and to determine what words ELs might be directed to learn and use. </li></ul>
    19. 22. 2 Visualizing Vocabulary Cool tool: www.wordsift.com Text: “A princess for the Planet”
    20. 27. WORDLE VISUALIZER
    21. 28. WORDLE HTTP://WWW.WORDLE.NET/
    22. 29. <ul><li>3 . LessonWriter: a tool for planning lessons created by the New York Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>www.lessonwriter.com text: A Princess for the Planet </li></ul><ul><li>Princess Lesson Plan created with LessonWriter </li></ul>
    23. 30. 4. Tool for teaching language through content Cool Tool: Google Earth
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    26. 36. Uses of GoogleEarth <ul><li>Writing about where we’re from, where we’ve been. </li></ul><ul><li>Locating events in the news </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual travel to… </li></ul><ul><li>Planning travel </li></ul><ul><li>Calculating distances and directions </li></ul><ul><li>Studying the language of geography </li></ul>
    27. 37. 5. TOOLS FOR GAMES AND ACTIVITIES
    28. 38. Games and Activities <ul><li>http://www.manythings.org/lulu/   </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vocabulary.co.il/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://classtools.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=78798&title=Classtools_net (video on how to use ClassTools) </li></ul>
    29. 40. 6. TOOLS FOR RECORDING SOUND; RECORDING AND EDITING MULTIMEDIA
    30. 41. Sound <ul><li>Audacity http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ </li></ul>
    31. 42. Video <ul><li>A-tube catcher </li></ul><ul><li>a tube-catcher .dsnetwb.com </li></ul><ul><li>ex: If Everyone Cared - Nickelback </li></ul><ul><li>Movie Maker / I-Movie </li></ul><ul><li>(search for download for your OS) </li></ul><ul><li>Fugees Family Time (Ziggy arley) </li></ul>
    32. 43. “ cool tools” to achieve goals <ul><li>Text and vocabulary analysis tools for curriculum development and writing analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Visualization software for vocabulary development </li></ul><ul><li>lesson planning software; </li></ul><ul><li>Downloadable software for language exercises and games </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia sources for language and language-through-content learning </li></ul><ul><li>Sound and video recording and playback for multimedia storytelling. </li></ul>
    33. 44. Principles of Active, Interactive Online Learning (McCloskey et Al, 2008; Chapelle, 1998) <ul><li>Learners are actively engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is interactive – opportunities for production of language & negotiation of meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Linguistic characteristics are clear </li></ul><ul><li>Language is scaffolded for comprehensibility </li></ul><ul><li>Learners get feedback & opportunities to correct </li></ul><ul><li>Learners apply prior knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Language and content are integrated </li></ul><ul><li>Learning strategies are developed </li></ul><ul><li>Clear goals and feedback are provided </li></ul>
    34. 45. THANK YOU! <ul><li>www.mlmcc.com </li></ul>
    35. 46. Writing Sample June 2008 <ul><li>When I go to school in but I do not lisag for my tinching buecore I when lay in the cass. mr. dover so my hode. in the boy go to the beatchro. this you I got the atinche buecue nen lesay to my tinchin siad took a Book to reading. </li></ul>
    36. 47. Saw Ba Writing Sample 7/23/08

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