A borderless classroom? Pocasting in Moodle

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A borderless classroom? Pocasting in Moodle

  1. 1. A borderless classrooom? Podcasting in Moodle
  2. 2. Overview 1 – My teaching context 2 – Learner profile 3 – A change of scene 4 – Issues of context courseware will address 5 – Affordances of podcasting 6 – Choice of blends 7 – Questions 8 - References
  3. 3. My teaching context * UK FE education college * Adult learners * Long courses, minimal contact teaching time * Materials available (coursebooks, networked PCs, some smartboards, digital recorders)
  4. 4. Learner profile * Learners are at level 1 (CEFR = B2) * Highly intrinsically motivated * Hoping to progress to Access to HE or IELTS * Minimal experience with technology
  5. 5. A change of scene <ul><li>Old college (1934) to be demolished in August. New College to open in September
  6. 6. Paperless workplace (!!)
  7. 7. Change of exam boards </li></ul>
  8. 8. Issues of context courseware will address <ul><li>Motivation </li><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Podcasting has the potential for creating intrinsic and extrinsic motivation (O'Bryan and Hegelheimer 2007)
  9. 9. “ Students who produce podcasts for assessed tasks will probably take more care with preparation, knowing that it could potentially be listened to by people all over the world.” (Stanley 2005) </li></ul></ul></ul><li>Assessment preparation </li><ul><ul><ul><li>Specific request for examples of examination topics and of past examinations. </li></ul></ul></ul><li>Further practice </li><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Podcasting can be used to increase a student's time allocated to language learning and while doing so provide a meaningful experience that is motivating and stimulating.” (McMinn </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Choice of blends <ul>* PodOmatic www.1voice2speak.podomatic.com * Easy to embed * One click download * Record directly – no complicated publishing process * Moodle allows communicative follow-up tasks. </ul>
  11. 13. Questions
  12. 14. References * O'Bryan, A and Hegelheimer, V. 2007. Integrating CALL into the Classroom: the Role of podcasting in an ESL Listening Strategies Course ReCALL 19(2) 162-180. * Stanley, G. 2006. Podcasting: Audio on the Internet Comes of Age. TESL-EJ 9(4) * Stanley, G. 2005. Podcasting for ELT. Available at www.teachingenglish.org.uk ) * McMinn, S. Podcasting possibilities: increasing time and motivation in the language learning classroom. (Available here )

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