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    • Welcome! Enjoythemusicwhilewegetreadytostart
    • BASIC TECH SKILLS FOR LANGUAGE TEACHERS
      Pamela Arrarás
    • Agenda
      • Introductions – getting to know eachother & wherewe’re standing
      • E-mail: choosing & using 4 education.
      • Making the most of the extra apps
      • Online Identity Management
      • The tip of the iceberg: someresources to getyourfeetwet…
      • Web 2.0
      • Staying in touchwith one another…
    • About me…
    • Now you…
      If you had to pick one image to represent yourself and your life in a nutshell, what would that picture be?
    • Know thyself…
    • Know thyself…
    • Know thyself…
    • Know thyself…
    • Know thyself…even more
      Access the full version of this self-assessment published by Beth Kanter by clicking here.
    • E-mail accounts
      Criteria:
      Storage capacity
      Attachment size
      Ability to download and/or forward messages
      Extra features
      Other applications included in account
    • Suggested Services
      Gmail
      Hotmail
      Yahoo
      Inbox
      Zoho
    • ComparisonChart
    • ComparisonChart - Features
    • ComparisonChart – OtherApps
    • ComparisonChartSynchronous Tools
    • For more information…
      Inbox Features explained
      Hotmail / Windows Live
      Windows Live Workspaces
      Google Products
      Zoho Suite
    • Ok, I know how to use all thisterrrrrrificstuff…NOW WHAT?
      Watch the following clips and come up with an
      idea about how you could use each feature:
      To do activities with your students, or
      for your own professional development, or
      as an aid to prepare your classes better
    • Want more tutorials?
      Remember to check out
      our companion site!
    • Takingadvantage of extra apps
      Examples:
      Personalized Homepages:
      My Yahoo
      IGoogle
      Google Reader
      Google / Zoho / Office Live Docs
    • Keyword: ESL
    • Keyword: English
    • Less is more
    • Google Reader
    • How to subscribe
    • Google Reader
      Develop your reading & writing skills:
      • Organize your reading: subscribe to blogs you like by clicking on the orange square
      • Share the posts you like the most, write comments on them for other teachers to read.
      If you know how to use tags, create public tags and set up reading lists for your students. An example has been made for you at www.pamelaarraras.com.ar/faapi2009 on the right sidebar
      LINK TO FEED
    • Google Docs
      Create documents that you can keep online, without having to download them anywhere; they can be public or private.
      Do collaborative writing with your students or colleagues.
      Write articles and publish them online for your students or peers.
      Create exercises students can download or print.
      Do surveys: students can submit homework to you through Google forms!
    • Learn more watching video tutorials :
      Go to http://pamelaarraras.com.ar/faapi2009/video-tutorials/. You will find the following videos:
      Google Docs in Plain English
      Google Reader in in Plain English
      Blogs in Plain English
      Online Photo Sharing in Plain English
      Wikis in Plain English
      Social Networking in Plain English
      Podcasting in Plain English
      RSS in Plain English
      Courtesy of Common Craft, through YouTube
    • Now it’s your turn!
      Write down at least three ways you might use the applications we have already mentioned.
      • 1 for personal language learning
      • 1 for developing teaching skills
      • 1 for teaching / using with Sts.
      Now turn to a person near you and share them!
    • Take a break…
    • The road ahead of us…
      Online Identity Management
      Web2.0 Intro
      Resources for prof. development
      How to stay in touch…
    • Online Identity management
      Avatars & aliases
      Being private in the web2.0
      Wrong Way, right way
      Different levels of you
    • “Share, but be digitally aware”(WINSORDI)
      www.google.com/profiles
    • UserNamecheck.com
    • Wrong way, right way
      Browser’s memory
      Same password everywhere
      Obvious security questions
      Birthday year
      OPEN ID
    • Web2.0 Intro
    • (c) C4LPT, 2009
      46
      The Early Web : Web 1.0
      one-way webread-only web
      contentproduced by an expert authorpublished
      on the web to be read by consumers.
      Extracted from Jane Hart’s PPT in Slideshare
    • (c) C4LPT, 2008
      47
      E-Learning 1.0
      one-way learningread-only learning
      online coursesproduced by experts(teachers) and published on a VLE (virtual learning environment)
      to be studied by learners
    • (c) C4LPT, 2008
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      Emergence of Web 2.0 Technologies
      Web 2.0 = read-write web
      services and apps to co-create content, collaborate and share it with others
      social media toolsencourage socialisation
      FREEOpen SourceHosted
      tools
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      Learning 2.0 = Social Learning
      Learners create contentin a variety of formats using tools like blogs and wikis
      share knowledge, experiences, information with others
      work and learncollaboratively
      participatory learning
    • (c) C4LPT, 2008
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      Attitudes to Learning(generational and technology influences)
      Traditional learner
      Classrooms and workshops
      content-driven
      taught
      linear
      tied to tests
      “just in case”
      singularity
      online web-based courses
      text-based
      independent
      New breed of learner
      hyperlinked info
      multi-tasking
      visual
      experiential
      with short attention spans
      social
      “just in time”
      instant gratification
      construct own learning
    • (c) C4LPT, 2008
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      Web 2.0 Tools
      Social bookmarking
      Social networking
      File sharing
      Blogging/RSS
      Microblogging
      Collaboration tools
    • Levels of Engagement
      Passive Consumer
      browses Web sites, blogs, and wikis, watches videos, listens to podcasts, etc.
      Active Contributor
      comments on content in blogs, wikis, and other sites , rates, comments on and favourites items
      shares links
      connects and communicates with others using e.g. micro-blogging and social networking
      Pro-active Creator
      creates and shares own content like photos, videos, etc
      creates blogs, wikis, social networks, etc.
      (c) C4LPT, 2008
      52
    • Informal Professional Development
    • ITunes - Zencast
    • http://iatefl.britishcouncil.org/2010/
    • http://www.macmillanenglish.com/BlankTemplate.aspx?id=43108
    • http://portal.educ.ar/capacitacion/cursos_moderados/
    • Let’sstay in touch…
    • Thanks for coming!
      Twitter: pamelaarraras
      pamelaarraras@gmail.com
      www.pamelaarraras.com.ar