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Pedagogical use of Chats and other tools in classroom Daniel Eisenmenger Teaching French & History Eichendorff-Gymnasium K...
First online chat Talk about your expectations and/or experiences: A chat-room is included in every twinspace.
Main problems: - too much distraction & noise  - small content focus - confusing structure - read, (think), write Structure
Different types of chat <ul><li>partner-chat (one to one) </li></ul><ul><li>expert-chat (one to many) </li></ul><ul><li>cl...
Organising an online chat <ul><li>Clear topic & rules </li></ul><ul><li>Enough time: min. 3 lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Enab...
Use in an eTwinning project <ul><li>Ice-breaker </li></ul><ul><li>Get to know each other </li></ul><ul><li>Organising grou...
Running an online chat <ul><li>A question of time: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Synchronous event </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At l...
Follow up <ul><li>Discuss & evaluate  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the event  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the results </li></ul></...
Second online chat Prepare your questions and  we will have an online-chat.
Any questions?
Videoconferencing
Tele-/ Videoconferencing - Tools
Types 1) VoIP: Voice calls over the Internet 2) Video conferencing 3) Web conferencing
Flashmeeting FlashMeeting – a safe tool available for free for eTwinning projects! http://www.etwinning.net/en/pub/tools/m...
Skype
DimDim
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Use of Chats and Videoconferencing in classroom

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Use of Chats and Videoconferencing in classroom

  1. 1. Pedagogical use of Chats and other tools in classroom Daniel Eisenmenger Teaching French & History Eichendorff-Gymnasium Koblenz Regional eTwinning ambassador
  2. 2. First online chat Talk about your expectations and/or experiences: A chat-room is included in every twinspace.
  3. 3. Main problems: - too much distraction & noise - small content focus - confusing structure - read, (think), write Structure
  4. 4. Different types of chat <ul><li>partner-chat (one to one) </li></ul><ul><li>expert-chat (one to many) </li></ul><ul><li>class-chat (many to many) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Organising an online chat <ul><li>Clear topic & rules </li></ul><ul><li>Enough time: min. 3 lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling technology: </li></ul><ul><li>computers, internet access, if needed: projector </li></ul><ul><li>For expert-chats: </li></ul><ul><li>Few active users, the others students </li></ul><ul><li>oberserve & take notes </li></ul>
  6. 6. Use in an eTwinning project <ul><li>Ice-breaker </li></ul><ul><li>Get to know each other </li></ul><ul><li>Organising group work </li></ul><ul><li>Presenting results </li></ul><ul><li>Discussing controversial topics </li></ul><ul><li>Special tasks </li></ul>
  7. 7. Running an online chat <ul><li>A question of time: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Synchronous event </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At least one lesson </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Try out in the IT-room </li></ul><ul><li>Get the mobile phone number of your </li></ul><ul><li>colleague </li></ul><ul><li>Have an alternative lesson in store </li></ul>
  8. 8. Follow up <ul><li>Discuss & evaluate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the event </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the results </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clarify all questions left </li></ul><ul><li>If possible: providing a record of the chat </li></ul>
  9. 9. Second online chat Prepare your questions and we will have an online-chat.
  10. 10. Any questions?
  11. 11. Videoconferencing
  12. 12. Tele-/ Videoconferencing - Tools
  13. 13. Types 1) VoIP: Voice calls over the Internet 2) Video conferencing 3) Web conferencing
  14. 14. Flashmeeting FlashMeeting – a safe tool available for free for eTwinning projects! http://www.etwinning.net/en/pub/tools/more_tools/communicating_with_your_team.htm#i24
  15. 15. Skype
  16. 16. DimDim
  17. 17. Any questions²?
  18. 18. Thank you!

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