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Motivate and Energize<br />with SKYPE!<br />~ an EV Fair (Electronic Village) presentation by <br />Holly Dilatush, holly@...
                                                        ~ a bit about me ~              Holly Dilatush<br />Has facilitate...
Approaching any (new) technology<br />
Best Practices Include:<br />*Awareness, monitoring and documentation of your own and learners’ access, comfort level, pro...
Internet / Computer / Skype use<br />100<br />1<br />Where are you on this continuum right now?<br />On a scale of 1 to 10...
What is Skype? (What do you know about Skype already?)<br />
How many people use Skype?<br />100 million users as of October 2010<br />Between 4 and 6 million “live” users (average) a...
Skype  http://skype.com<br />
Easy-Breezy Download!<br />Skype  http://skype.com<br />
    Easy-Breezy Download!<br />ht<br />tp:<br />//skype.com<br />
(sample Skype Transcript)<br />
Standard emoticons <br />May be “unanimated” <br />(go to Tools / Options / IMS & SMS / IM Appearance)<br />
Have YOU used Skype?<br />How often?<br />With whom / for what purpose?<br />
Skype and YOU<br />
Possible uses for Skype?<br />
PD in PJs?! (Professional Development in your pajamas?)<br />
Lessons Learned / Tips to share:<br />Oops! Camera needs adjustment!<br />
Lessons Learned / Tips to share:<br />Oops! They can see everything you do!!<br />
Lessons Learned / Tips to share:<br />Learn your options and when to use them, and CHECK your settings before you start a ...
Adjust your settings!(BEFORE your Skype chat!)<br />Skype / Tools / Options / Video Settings / …<br />
Internet / Computer / Skype use<br />100<br />1<br />Where are you on this continuum right now?<br />On a scale of 1 to 10...
Ready to try Skype?<br />
Today’s Live Chat from New Orleans!<br />Class scheduled and booked from EnglishCafe.com<br />Students logging in from Sri...
Want Ideas / help / tutorials for Skype?Check these links:<br />http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/skype_in_the_classroo...
Groups on EnglishCafe where presenter has used Skype effectively:<br />Transcription<br />Open Conversation Topics<br />Tr...
Motivate and Energize, <br />with Skype !<br />Holly’s Skype ID = Smilin7 <br />
Holly Dilatushholly@dilatush.comSkype = smilin7Twitter: hollydilatushhttp://englishcafe.com/smiling7<br />
more about Holly            <br />Topics I’m especially interested in, links you may find helpful:<br /><ul><li>Any...
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    1. 1. Motivate and Energize<br />with SKYPE!<br />~ an EV Fair (Electronic Village) presentation by <br />Holly Dilatush, holly@dilatush.com<br />(TESOL Convention, New Orleans, March 2011)<br />
    2. 2. ~ a bit about me ~ Holly Dilatush<br />Has facilitated 575++ Skype chats<br />Currently working as a Consultant and Online Facilitator/Instructor for EnglishCafe.com<br />Masters in Adult Education and Training (2009)<br />Certificate: TESOL Principles & Practices of Online Teaching (2007)<br />Taught EFL, Catholic University of Korea (2004-2005)<br />11+ years (and counting!) in Adult ESOL / EFL <br />Mother, storyteller, poet, wife, community volunteer, more!<br />Prior work in clerical, retail, insurance, newspaper office, sole-proprietorship (floral shop owner & designer), more!<br />
    3. 3. Approaching any (new) technology<br />
    4. 4. Best Practices Include:<br />*Awareness, monitoring and documentation of your own and learners’ access, comfort level, progress, success<br />
    5. 5. Internet / Computer / Skype use<br />100<br />1<br />Where are you on this continuum right now?<br />On a scale of 1 to 100+ (1 = novice, 100 = pro)<br />
    6. 6. What is Skype? (What do you know about Skype already?)<br />
    7. 7. How many people use Skype?<br />100 million users as of October 2010<br />Between 4 and 6 million “live” users (average) at any given moment!<br />9 a.m. – 10 a.m. EST = peak usage time<br />http://www.voip-news.com/news/skype-100million-042806/<br />Skype http://skype.com<br />
    8. 8. Skype http://skype.com<br />
    9. 9. Easy-Breezy Download!<br />Skype http://skype.com<br />
    10. 10. Easy-Breezy Download!<br />ht<br />tp:<br />//skype.com<br />
    11. 11. (sample Skype Transcript)<br />
    12. 12. Standard emoticons <br />May be “unanimated” <br />(go to Tools / Options / IMS & SMS / IM Appearance)<br />
    13. 13. Have YOU used Skype?<br />How often?<br />With whom / for what purpose?<br />
    14. 14. Skype and YOU<br />
    15. 15. Possible uses for Skype?<br />
    16. 16. PD in PJs?! (Professional Development in your pajamas?)<br />
    17. 17. Lessons Learned / Tips to share:<br />Oops! Camera needs adjustment!<br />
    18. 18. Lessons Learned / Tips to share:<br />Oops! They can see everything you do!!<br />
    19. 19. Lessons Learned / Tips to share:<br />Learn your options and when to use them, and CHECK your settings before you start a class chat!<br />
    20. 20. Adjust your settings!(BEFORE your Skype chat!)<br />Skype / Tools / Options / Video Settings / …<br />
    21. 21. Internet / Computer / Skype use<br />100<br />1<br />Where are you on this continuum right now?<br />On a scale of 1 to 100+ (1 = novice, 100 = pro)<br />
    22. 22. Ready to try Skype?<br />
    23. 23. Today’s Live Chat from New Orleans!<br />Class scheduled and booked from EnglishCafe.com<br />Students logging in from Sri Lanka, Egypt, India, Israel, Italy, and Vietnam, reserved their space in the class (and others may join us!)<br />Are you ready to speak with them?<br />
    24. 24. Want Ideas / help / tutorials for Skype?Check these links:<br />http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/skype_in_the_classroom_launches_to_connect_teacher.php<br />http://education.skype.com/about<br />http://www.maximumpc.com/article/features/20_essential_tricks_and_skills_every_skype_user_should_know<br />http://www.teachingdegree.org/2009/06/30/50-awesome-ways-to-use-skype-in-the-classroom/<br />http://thelovacute.blogspot.com/2011/01/jurnal-how-to-use-skype-in-eslefl.html<br />https://support.skype.com/<br />
    25. 25. Groups on EnglishCafe where presenter has used Skype effectively:<br />Transcription<br />Open Conversation Topics<br />Travel <br />Job Interview practice<br />Describing Photos<br />Retelling Fables (and other stories)<br />Book Clubs <br />Spelling practice<br />Many, many more!<br />http://www.englishcafe.com/groups/transcription-practice-and-related-pronunciation-practice-21723<br />http://www.englishcafe.com/groups/z-open-topic-skype-voice-chats-21645<br />http://www.englishcafe.com/groups/i-love-travel-2257<br />http://www.englishcafe.com/groups/job-interviews-23134<br />http://www.englishcafe.com/groups/description-english-20317<br />http://www.englishcafe.com/groups/learn-english-with-aesops-fables-retelling-well-known-stories-114688<br />http://www.englishcafe.com/groups/wwydi-what-would-you-do-if-23036<br />http://www.englishcafe.com/groups/book-club-kite-runner-21634<br />http://www.englishcafe.com/chatcafe/group-forum/recap-spelling-chat-august-28-2010-90472<br />*click on “Discussion” to see recap posts from Skype chats & classes<br />
    26. 26. Motivate and Energize, <br />with Skype !<br />Holly’s Skype ID = Smilin7 <br />
    27. 27. Holly Dilatushholly@dilatush.comSkype = smilin7Twitter: hollydilatushhttp://englishcafe.com/smiling7<br />
    28. 28. more about Holly      <br />Topics I’m especially interested in, links you may find helpful:<br /><ul><li>Anything related to Adult ESOL / EFL
    29. 29. Online Learning
    30. 30. Hybrid / Blended Learning
    31. 31. Process Drama / Using Drama techniques to enhance ESOL learning
    32. 32. [Drama EVO moderator: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EVO_Drama_2011, http://tesoldrama.wordpress.com]
    33. 33. EnglishCafe.com [my profile page on EnglishCafe]
    34. 34. Skype and web-conferencing tools
    35. 35. Twitter [hollydilatush]
    36. 36. Diigo[my diigo links collection]
    37. 37. Portaportals [one of my portaportal collections]
    38. 38. Webheads [Webheads!/]
    39. 39. Flickr [my Flickr collection]
    40. 40. Andragogy ~ Storytelling ~ Poetry
    41. 41. Moodles ~ VoiceThread ~ PhotoPeach</li></li></ul><li>Internet / Computer / Skype use<br />100<br />1<br />Where are you on this continuum now?<br />On a scale of 1 to 100+ (1 = novice, 100 = pro)<br />
    42. 42. Thank you!<br />
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