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Vdmis Aiden Pres

  1. 1. ENGLISH LEARNING THROUGH ARTS, DIGITAL MEDIA, AND WEB 2.0 Aiden Yeh TESOL 2009 VDMIS Academic Session Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages
  2. 2. OBJECTIVES Collaborative photostory project designed for  intermediate EFL learners which blends arts, English songs, digital media and web 2.0  Students’ learning context and needs, and the integration of project-based learning assessment  Exhibit student-produced videos that presents unique interpretations of art pieces, music, lyrics and images that are visually and emotionally captivating
  3. 3. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Develop • through a photostory project listening/speaking designed to increase competence and confidence in and reading/writing these areas fluency • Such as Digital technology (PPT, video, audio) Enhance technical • Such as Web 2.0 tools (blogs, podcast, etc) skills • Skills needed to complete language learning task s
  4. 4. MULTIMEDIA TOOLS Audio Recording & Editing : Audacity, Goldwave Video Recording & Editing: Digital Camera, Windows Movie Maker Audio Visual Presentation: PowerPoint, Graphics, Fonts
  5. 5. WEB 2.0 TOOLS
  6. 6. ARCHIVING RESOURCES FOR AUDIO & VIDEO MATERIALS Video Audio/Video Audio/Video
  7. 7. COLLABORATIVE TASK PROCESS • Samples 1st • Framework Stage • Planning 2nd LEARNING • Writing/Editing Stage PROCESS • Producing • Final work 3rd presentation • Group/self- Stage evaluation
  8. 8. BLENDING ARTS & MUSIC IN LANGUAGE INTERPRETATIONS: A PHOTOSTORY PROJECT
  9. 9. ARTIST SELECTION If you were to introduce an artist, who would  choose and why?  Choose an artist (someone who paints) and provide information about him.  Provide reasons why you chose this artist.  Describe his art. What is his style or philosophy in creating art?  Show one or two examples of his/her art.
  10. 10. ART (VISUAL & MUSIC) SELECTION Create a short photostory (2-3 minutes) using powerpoint  (PPS) or WMV Include pictures of the artist’s work that match the  lyrics/message of the selected song The background music should express any of the following:  i. Theme of his/her work ii. Artist’s personality iii. Any aspect of the artist’s work and/or life Students should listen and understand the lyrics. What is the  music telling the audience and how does it match the illustrations that will be shown? Use the Van Gogh photostory as an example.  http://www.vangoghgallery.com/painting/starryindex.html See Samples, http://ienglish2006.blogspot.com/ 
  11. 11. LANGUAGE GOALS Oral Language Interpretation Presentation (Music & Visuals) Deeply understand Use descriptive the message of the language to song beyond the describe the artist’s literal definition of life and work the lyrics Apply that Present strong understanding by position statements matching the texts for choosing the with appropriate artist and song visuals from the composition artist’s art collection
  12. 12. PHOTOSTORY SAMPLE USED IN CLASS
  13. 13. SOME OF VINCENT VAN GOGH'S PAINTINGS, REFLECTING HIS SEVERE DEPRESSIONS: DON MCLEAN'S LYRICS FOR STARRY, STARRY NIGHT
  14. 14. SAMPLE STUDENT PROJECT /ARTIST: JIMMY
  15. 15. STUDENTS FIND AND REPORT INFORMATION ABOUT THE ARTIST
  16. 16. STUDENTS DESCRIBE ARTIST’S TRAGIC LIFE
  17. 17. STUDENTS DESCRIBE THE ART ARTIST: JIMMY
  18. 18. STUDENTS EXPLAIN SONG PREFERENCE
  19. 19. STUDENTS DESCRIBE ART BEYOND LITERAL INTERPRETATION OF THE LYRICS
  20. 20. VISUAL INTERPRETATION: LIFE IS FULL OF CHAOS
  21. 21. VISUAL INTERPRETATION: PEOPLE MAKE MISTAKES…BUT THERE’S HOPE
  22. 22. SIMPLE MUSICAL INTERPRETATION USING ARTIST’S WORK 藤田惠美 - At the End of the Day (Emi Fujita) Home by Michael Buble
  23. 23. LINKS http://tinyurl.com/salvadore-dali   http://tinyurl.com/Egon-Schiele  http://www.archive.org/details/Jimmy- comingBackHome

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