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A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning
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A Personal (iPod) Touch to Languge Teaching and Learning

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Presentation given to SWALLT on March 12,2010

Presentation given to SWALLT on March 12,2010

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  • 1. A Personal (iPod) Touch to Language Teaching and Learning
    SWALLT Online Presentation
    March 12, 2010
    Enza Antenos-Conforti, PhD
    Montclair State University
  • 2. iPods at Montclair State
    Spearheaded in Fall of 2009
    Montclair State’s ESL program had previously piloted Mobile Assisted Language Learning (Susana Sotillo)
    100 iPods were distributed to 4 professors
    My courses using iPodsFA09 (25 students)SP10 (40 students)Grammar & Composition I Intermediate Italian 1Advanced Italian Grammar *Grammar & Composition II
  • 3. We are a society that is always on, hyper-connected
    Howard Rheingold, Smart Mobs (2002)
  • 4.
  • 5. What does the classroom look like?
  • 6. Where does learning take place?
    CC Krossbow (Flickr)
    Montclair State’s Amphitheatre
  • 7.
  • 8. iPod Touch - Training
    Entire class time dedicated to training on iPod Touch and applications
    Email
    iTunes (Students are also invited to download other apps as they wish)
    Twitter (instructions sent in advance to create account)
    Learn10 (no app, but icon saved to iPod Home)
    Wordpress(instructions sent in advance to create account)
    Voice Memo (microphone given in class & tested)
  • 9. iPod Touch - Language
  • 10. In the language classroom
    SPRING 2010
    FALL 2009
  • 11. A Twitter backchannel in the FL classroom?
  • 12. Twitter
    • Writing assignment: What is your most prized possession?
  • Voice Memo
  • 13. Google Earth
  • 14. Exploring the destination 1
    Google Earth
  • 15. Exploring the destination 2
    Google Earth
  • 16. Learn 10
  • 17. Learn 10
    • 25 premium accounts
    • 18. Vocabulary personalized to suit course needs
    • 19. Page personalized for Montclair State
    In Advanced Italian Grammar
    • Phonetic transcription
    • 20. Denotative and connotative meaning of vocabulary in tweets
  • Preliminary Findings
    Learning curve is great for both researcher and student
    Using applications vs. mobile web pages (Learn10)
    Seamless integration into lessons not always possible
    Students’ willingness to participate in class and share information
    Student use of iPod is not solely for my classes
  • 21. Grazie! Thanks!
    Great thanks to the following people who helped bring this project to life:
    Patricia Kahn for procuring the iPods
    Patrick Scoscia for training and the personalised iPod guide
    And a very special thanks for working with me in the Fall of 2009 and for cosponsoring my research
    Mike Robinson, Nicola Robinsonova and Learn10

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