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English360 - Collaboratively co-creating Business English courses and content

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English360 - Collaboratively co-creating Business English courses and content

  1. 1. English360 Collaboratively co-creating Business English courses & content BESIG Rome 25 June 2010 BESIG Rome 26 June 2010
  2. 2. PLN – Personal Learning Network
  3. 3. http://www.linkedin.com/in/valentinadodge
  4. 4. http://www.diigo.com/user/vale24
  5. 5. My edublog http://lifelonglearning.edublogs.org/ Example of sharing from http://aleksandraluczak.edublogs.org/2010/05/10/quiet-hours-disturbed/
  6. 6. A business trainer I follow http://twitter.com/evanfrendo Follow me on twitter @vale360
  7. 7. A community of ELT Bloggers http://beltfree.ning.com/
  8. 9. Understanding more about online learning ..
  9. 10. … getting material and ideas to use in class...
  10. 11. Discussing and sharing pedagogical concerns
  11. 12. Blending Connections to real world Roles and relationships Access Availability of content Media formats Predictability / unpredictability of language Contributions Decisions Ownership of learning space Sharing Exchanging
  12. 13. Another view of collaborative content “ 360 degree content creation” Teacher Publisher Student School Business World
  13. 14. Content repository Authoring tools English360 tools log in and deliver online, blended learning Social software Light, flat LMS
  14. 16. Collaborative materials design for authentic personalisation
  15. 17. Collective course design <ul><li>Analyse needs </li></ul><ul><li>Find content from needs </li></ul><ul><li>Copy into course </li></ul><ul><li>Re-sequences content </li></ul><ul><li>Share within school </li></ul>photo credit: Mahalie Stackpole
  16. 19. Decide on privacy and copyright licence settings…
  17. 20. Choose settings for course…
  18. 21. Creative commons – copy, attribute and edit
  19. 22. CUP content– All rights reserved Allow others to use, but not change, my All Rights Reserved content.
  20. 23. Copy content into your course…
  21. 24. Draft
  22. 25. Learner path
  23. 26. Page comments
  24. 27. Starting out...
  25. 28. Create Needs Analysis
  26. 29. Needs Analysis Business English Needs Analyses
  27. 30. Use your learners’ needs to direct the content of your course…
  28. 31. See collective needs of learners on your course…
  29. 32. Tags serve multiple purposes…
  30. 33. Tags at course and item level facilitate searches…
  31. 34. Prepare learners for real-life tasks
  32. 35. Thank you! Any questions? <ul><li>www.english360.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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