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  1. 1. Utility facility: Do it free for learnability <br />KWatson, Coastline CC<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Wiki<br /> What it is<br /> What we did<br /> Why we did it (instructional purpose)<br /> How its results are assessed<br />2<br />KWatson, Coastline CC<br />
  3. 3. Wiki <br /> What it is:<br /> -- a shared repository of knowledge, data, links (exemplar: Wikipedia)<br /> -- an asynchronous source to your own & others’ data, links, etc.<br /> -- a simple, freely creatable, customizable place (e.g., Wikispaces) <br />3<br />KWatson, Coastline CC<br />
  4. 4. wiki<br />What we did:<br /> -- used a free easy wiki, wikispaces<br /> -- created a Coastline/subject-matter-relevant site: http://ouiquioui.wikispaces.com<br /> -- linked the site to Seaport courses<br />4<br />KWatson, Coastline CC<br />
  5. 5. wiki<br />Why we did it:<br /> -- to acquaint students with lamentalité wiki<br /> -- to comfort students with French interface<br /> -- to permit easy sharing of resources<br /> -- to promote interaction<br />5<br />KWatson, Coastline CC<br />
  6. 6. wiki<br />How results are assessed:<br /> -- Obvious methods, from within<br /> * quantitative<br /> * reportorial, written<br /> -- Less obvious methods, from without<br /> * E-mail messaging<br /> * commenting by telephone, chat, etc<br />6<br />KWatson, Coastline CC<br />
  7. 7. Electronic live chat (ELC) <br /> What it is<br /> What we did<br /> Why we did it (instructional purpose)<br /> How its results are assessed<br />KWatson, Coastline CC<br />7<br />
  8. 8. ELC<br /> What it is:<br /> Unique linguistic hermaphrodite<br /> Speech-like: casual, quick, elliptical, dialectal<br /> Language-like: careful, edited, complete<br />Synchronous, communicatively consequential<br />8<br />KWatson, Coastline CC<br />
  9. 9. ELC<br />What we did:<br /> -- used a free easy chat service, Chatzy<br /> -- made Coastline/subject-matter-relevant space<br /> -- password-protected the chatroom<br /> -- linked the site to Seaport courses<br />9<br />KWatson, Coastline CC<br />
  10. 10. ELC<br /> Why we did it:<br />-- to acquaint students with French argumentation (e.g., argument form can have more value than its content) <br /> -- to give comfort via anonymous, “faceless” French <br /> -- to promote interaction<br /> -- to permit easy sharing of resources<br />10<br />KWatson, Coastline CC<br />
  11. 11. ELC<br />How results are assessed: <br /> Obvious methods, “inside”<br /> -- quantitative<br /> -- reportorial, written<br /> Less obvious methods, “meta-” judgment<br /> -- E-mail messaging<br /> -- commenting by telephone, chat, etc.<br />11<br />KWatson, Coastline CC<br />
  12. 12. Utility facility<br /> KISS<br /> Ask for help<br /> Look everywhere<br /> Use anything and everything<br /> Test it yourself! Test it among students!<br />KWatson, Coastline CC<br />12<br />

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