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Welcome! Enjoythemusicwhilewegetreadytostart<br />
BASIC TECH SKILLS FOR LANGUAGE TEACHERS<br />Pamela Arrarás<br />
Agenda<br /><ul><li>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…</li></li></ul><li>About me…<br />
Now you…<br />If you had to pick one image to represent yourself and your life in a nutshell, what would that picture be?<...
Know thyself…<br />
Know thyself…<br />
Know thyself…<br />
Know thyself…<br />
Know thyself…even more<br />Access the full version of this self-assessment published by Beth Kanter by clicking here. <br />
E-mail accounts<br />Criteria:<br />Storage capacity<br />Attachment size <br />Ability to download and/or forward message...
Suggested Services<br />Gmail<br />Hotmail<br />Yahoo<br />Inbox<br />Zoho<br />
ComparisonChart<br />
ComparisonChart - Features<br />
ComparisonChart – OtherApps<br />
ComparisonChartSynchronous Tools<br />
For more information…<br />Inbox Features explained<br />Hotmail / Windows Live<br />Windows Live Workspaces<br />Google P...
Ok, I know how to use all thisterrrrrrificstuff…NOW WHAT?<br />Watch the following clips and come up with an<br />idea abo...
Want more tutorials?<br />Remember to check out<br />our companion site!<br />
Takingadvantage of extra apps<br />Examples:<br />Personalized Homepages:<br />My Yahoo<br />IGoogle<br />Google Reader<br...
Keyword: ESL <br />
Keyword:  English<br />
Less is more<br />
Google Reader<br />
How to subscribe <br />
Google Reader<br />Develop your reading & writing skills:<br /><ul><li>Organize your reading: subscribe to blogs you like ...
Share the posts you like the most, write comments on them for other teachers to read.</li></ul>If you know how to use tags...
Google Docs<br />Create documents that you can keep online, without having to download them anywhere; they can be public o...
Learn more watching video tutorials :<br />Go to http://pamelaarraras.com.ar/faapi2009/video-tutorials/. You will find the...
Now it’s your turn!<br />Write down at least three ways you might use the applications we have already mentioned. <br /><u...
1 for developing teaching skills
1 for teaching / using with Sts.</li></ul>Now turn to a person near you and share them!<br />
Take a break…<br />
The road ahead of us…<br />Online Identity Management<br />Web2.0 Intro<br />Resources for prof. development<br />How to s...
Online Identity management<br />Avatars & aliases<br />Being private in the web2.0<br />Wrong Way, right way<br />Differen...
“Share, but be digitally aware”(WINSORDI)<br />www.google.com/profiles<br />
UserNamecheck.com <br />
Wrong way, right way<br />Browser’s memory<br />Same password everywhere<br />Obvious security questions<br />Birthday yea...
 Web2.0 Intro<br />
(c) C4LPT, 2009<br />46<br />The Early Web : Web 1.0<br />one-way webread-only web<br />contentproduced by an expert autho...
(c) C4LPT, 2008<br />47<br />E-Learning 1.0<br />one-way learningread-only learning<br />online coursesproduced by experts...
(c) C4LPT, 2008<br />48<br />Emergence of Web 2.0 Technologies <br />Web 2.0 = read-write web<br />services and apps to co...
(c) C4LPT, 2009<br />49<br />Learning 2.0 = Social Learning<br />Learners create contentin a variety of formats using tool...
(c) C4LPT, 2008<br />50<br />Attitudes to Learning(generational and technology influences)<br />Traditional learner<br />C...
(c) C4LPT, 2008<br />51<br />Web 2.0 Tools<br />Social bookmarking<br />Social networking<br />File sharing<br />Blogging/...
Levels of Engagement<br />Passive Consumer<br />browses Web sites, blogs, and wikis, watches videos, listens to podcasts, ...
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  1. 1. Welcome! Enjoythemusicwhilewegetreadytostart<br />
  2. 2. BASIC TECH SKILLS FOR LANGUAGE TEACHERS<br />Pamela Arrarás<br />
  3. 3. Agenda<br /><ul><li>Introductions – getting to know eachother & wherewe’re standing
  4. 4. E-mail: choosing & using 4 education.
  5. 5. Making the most of the extra apps
  6. 6. Online Identity Management
  7. 7. The tip of the iceberg: someresources to getyourfeetwet…
  8. 8. Web 2.0
  9. 9. Staying in touchwith one another…</li></li></ul><li>About me…<br />
  10. 10. Now you…<br />If you had to pick one image to represent yourself and your life in a nutshell, what would that picture be?<br />
  11. 11. Know thyself…<br />
  12. 12. Know thyself…<br />
  13. 13. Know thyself…<br />
  14. 14. Know thyself…<br />
  15. 15. Know thyself…even more<br />Access the full version of this self-assessment published by Beth Kanter by clicking here. <br />
  16. 16. E-mail accounts<br />Criteria:<br />Storage capacity<br />Attachment size <br />Ability to download and/or forward messages<br />Extra features<br />Other applications included in account<br />
  17. 17. Suggested Services<br />Gmail<br />Hotmail<br />Yahoo<br />Inbox<br />Zoho<br />
  18. 18. ComparisonChart<br />
  19. 19. ComparisonChart - Features<br />
  20. 20. ComparisonChart – OtherApps<br />
  21. 21. ComparisonChartSynchronous Tools<br />
  22. 22. For more information…<br />Inbox Features explained<br />Hotmail / Windows Live<br />Windows Live Workspaces<br />Google Products<br />Zoho Suite<br />
  23. 23. Ok, I know how to use all thisterrrrrrificstuff…NOW WHAT?<br />Watch the following clips and come up with an<br />idea about how you could use each feature:<br />To do activities with your students, or <br />for your own professional development, or<br />as an aid to prepare your classes better<br />
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  25. 25. Want more tutorials?<br />Remember to check out<br />our companion site!<br />
  26. 26. Takingadvantage of extra apps<br />Examples:<br />Personalized Homepages:<br />My Yahoo<br />IGoogle<br />Google Reader<br />Google / Zoho / Office Live Docs <br />
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  29. 29. Keyword: ESL <br />
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  35. 35. Keyword: English<br />
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  37. 37. Less is more<br />
  38. 38. Google Reader<br />
  39. 39. How to subscribe <br />
  40. 40. Google Reader<br />Develop your reading & writing skills:<br /><ul><li>Organize your reading: subscribe to blogs you like by clicking on the orange square
  41. 41. Share the posts you like the most, write comments on them for other teachers to read.</li></ul>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<br />LINK TO FEED<br />
  42. 42. Google Docs<br />Create documents that you can keep online, without having to download them anywhere; they can be public or private.<br />Do collaborative writing with your students or colleagues.<br />Write articles and publish them online for your students or peers.<br />Create exercises students can download or print.<br />Do surveys: students can submit homework to you through Google forms!<br />
  43. 43. Learn more watching video tutorials :<br />Go to http://pamelaarraras.com.ar/faapi2009/video-tutorials/. You will find the following videos:<br />Google Docs in Plain English<br />Google Reader in in Plain English<br />Blogs in Plain English<br />Online Photo Sharing in Plain English<br />Wikis in Plain English<br />Social Networking in Plain English<br />Podcasting in Plain English<br />RSS in Plain English<br />Courtesy of Common Craft, through YouTube <br />
  44. 44. Now it’s your turn!<br />Write down at least three ways you might use the applications we have already mentioned. <br /><ul><li>1 for personal language learning
  45. 45. 1 for developing teaching skills
  46. 46. 1 for teaching / using with Sts.</li></ul>Now turn to a person near you and share them!<br />
  47. 47. Take a break…<br />
  48. 48. The road ahead of us…<br />Online Identity Management<br />Web2.0 Intro<br />Resources for prof. development<br />How to stay in touch…<br />
  49. 49. Online Identity management<br />Avatars & aliases<br />Being private in the web2.0<br />Wrong Way, right way<br />Different levels of you<br />
  50. 50. “Share, but be digitally aware”(WINSORDI)<br />www.google.com/profiles<br />
  51. 51. UserNamecheck.com <br />
  52. 52. Wrong way, right way<br />Browser’s memory<br />Same password everywhere<br />Obvious security questions<br />Birthday year<br />OPEN ID<br />
  53. 53. Web2.0 Intro<br />
  54. 54. (c) C4LPT, 2009<br />46<br />The Early Web : Web 1.0<br />one-way webread-only web<br />contentproduced by an expert authorpublished<br />on the web to be read by consumers.<br />Extracted from Jane Hart’s PPT in Slideshare<br />
  55. 55. (c) C4LPT, 2008<br />47<br />E-Learning 1.0<br />one-way learningread-only learning<br />online coursesproduced by experts(teachers) and published on a VLE (virtual learning environment)<br />to be studied by learners<br />
  56. 56. (c) C4LPT, 2008<br />48<br />Emergence of Web 2.0 Technologies <br />Web 2.0 = read-write web<br />services and apps to co-create content, collaborate and share it with others<br />social media toolsencourage socialisation<br />FREEOpen SourceHosted<br />tools<br />
  57. 57. (c) C4LPT, 2009<br />49<br />Learning 2.0 = Social Learning<br />Learners create contentin a variety of formats using tools like blogs and wikis<br />share knowledge, experiences, information with others<br />work and learncollaboratively<br />participatory learning<br />
  58. 58. (c) C4LPT, 2008<br />50<br />Attitudes to Learning(generational and technology influences)<br />Traditional learner<br />Classrooms and workshops<br />content-driven<br />taught<br />linear<br />tied to tests<br />“just in case”<br />singularity<br />online web-based courses<br />text-based<br />independent<br />New breed of learner<br />hyperlinked info<br />multi-tasking<br />visual <br />experiential<br />with short attention spans<br />social<br />“just in time”<br />instant gratification<br />construct own learning<br />
  59. 59. (c) C4LPT, 2008<br />51<br />Web 2.0 Tools<br />Social bookmarking<br />Social networking<br />File sharing<br />Blogging/RSS<br />Microblogging<br />Collaboration tools<br />
  60. 60. Levels of Engagement<br />Passive Consumer<br />browses Web sites, blogs, and wikis, watches videos, listens to podcasts, etc.<br />Active Contributor<br />comments on content in blogs, wikis, and other sites , rates, comments on and favourites items<br />shares links<br />connects and communicates with others using e.g. micro-blogging and social networking <br />Pro-active Creator<br />creates and shares own content like photos, videos, etc <br />creates blogs, wikis, social networks, etc.<br />(c) C4LPT, 2008<br />52<br />
  61. 61. Informal Professional Development<br />
  62. 62. ITunes - Zencast<br />
  63. 63. http://iatefl.britishcouncil.org/2010/<br />
  64. 64. http://www.macmillanenglish.com/BlankTemplate.aspx?id=43108<br />
  65. 65. http://portal.educ.ar/capacitacion/cursos_moderados/<br />
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  67. 67. Let’sstay in touch…<br />
  68. 68. Thanks for coming!<br />Twitter: pamelaarraras<br />pamelaarraras@gmail.com<br />www.pamelaarraras.com.ar<br />
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