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GloCALL Plenary 2008

  1. 1. Individuals, Community, Communication and Language Pedagogy Emerging technologies that are shaping and being shaped by our field Dr Debra Hoven Athabasca University http://io.acad.athabascau.ca/~debrah/GLoCALL2008.html
  2. 3. CALL today <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>What does it look like? </li></ul><ul><li>What can we do with it? </li></ul><ul><li>How can we use it to teach? </li></ul><ul><li>What can our students learn? </li></ul>
  3. 4. Some confusion lately … Is it all CALL?? CALL CMC CELL SNS TELL WSCL MALL CMCL WALL LMS etc …
  4. 5. Time to change our terms? <ul><li>Chapelle (2000) </li></ul><ul><li>Kern (2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Is networked CALL still CALL? </li></ul>
  5. 6. Fitting the pedagogy to the technology …
  6. 7. Six roles of CALL today <ul><li>Instructional CALL </li></ul><ul><li>Discovery/exploratory CALL </li></ul><ul><li>Communications CALL </li></ul><ul><li>Social networked CALL </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative CALL </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative/Reflective CALL </li></ul>
  7. 8. In the context of … <ul><li>Classroom learning </li></ul><ul><li>Personal learning </li></ul><ul><li>Autonomous Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Language Learning Skill Development </li></ul><ul><li>Content/Learning Management Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Learning Environments </li></ul><ul><li>Blended/Hybrid Learning </li></ul>
  8. 9. 1. Instructional CALL <ul><li>(Tutorial CALL) </li></ul><ul><li>Various pedagogical models … </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching discrete or context-embedded language </li></ul><ul><li>Across skills: reading, writing, speaking, listening </li></ul><ul><li>Focussed learning </li></ul><ul><li>Objective oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Convergent/closed tasks </li></ul>
  9. 11. Some examples … <ul><li>Hot Potatoes: various activity types </li></ul><ul><li>http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/halfbaked/ </li></ul><ul><li>… and a range of instructional pages built on these: </li></ul><ul><li>http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/halfbaked/sites6.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Real English videos & lessons </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.real-english.com/new-lessons.asp </li></ul>
  10. 12. Some examples … <ul><li>Michael Krauss’ online activities </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lclark.edu/~krauss/toppicks/toppicks.html </li></ul><ul><li>Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.esl-lab.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Internet TESOL Journal’s ESL Activities </li></ul><ul><li>http://a4esl.org/ </li></ul>
  11. 13. 2. Discovery/exploratory CALL <ul><li>Inductive learning models </li></ul><ul><li>Learning-focussed </li></ul><ul><li>Skill or knowledge oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge transformation </li></ul><ul><li>Individually or collaboratively constructed </li></ul><ul><li>Divergent or convergent tasks </li></ul>
  12. 14. Some examples … <ul><li>Simulations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Travel sim: Grand Canyon </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.iei.uiuc.edu/travelsim/ </li></ul><ul><li>Role plays/enactments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The NASA exercise: Lost on the Moon </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://nasa.perbang.dk/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL Flow </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.eslflow.com/roleplaysdramatheatregames.html </li></ul>
  13. 15. & more examples … <ul><li>Webquests </li></ul><ul><li>http://webquest.org/index.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://bestwebquests.com/what_webquests_are.asp </li></ul><ul><li>http://students.ed.qut.edu.au/n0487902/CLN618/WebQuest/ </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life version for teens: </li></ul><ul><li>http://teen.secondlife.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>& a commentary on the use/abuse … </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/special_eds/20070319/ </li></ul>
  14. 17. 3. Communications CALL <ul><li>CMC (computer/technology mediated communication) </li></ul><ul><li>Communication focussed (language for communication) </li></ul><ul><li>Language for real purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Culturally embedded </li></ul><ul><li>Convergent or divergent tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronous, delayed synchronous </li></ul><ul><li>or asynchronous </li></ul>
  15. 18. Some examples … <ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Chat (audio & video enhanced) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GoogleTalk, IM, MSN, Yahoo Messenger etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MOOs </li></ul><ul><li>SchMOOze </li></ul><ul><li>http://schmooze.hunter.cuny.edu/ </li></ul>
  16. 19. & more examples … <ul><li>VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.skype.com/intl/en/welcomeback/ </li></ul><ul><li>Tandem exchanges </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slf.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/ </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronous multimodal communicating </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elluminate (Vrooms) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.elluminate.com/vroom/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WiZiQ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.wiziq.com/ </li></ul>
  17. 21. 4. Social Networked CALL <ul><li>Social or radical constructivist pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Wisdom of the crowd </li></ul><ul><li>Connectedness </li></ul><ul><li>Disruption </li></ul><ul><li>Personal, community, shared and collective ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Context-embedded & context-distributed </li></ul><ul><li>Co-creation of meaning/knowledge through aggregation </li></ul>
  18. 22. Some examples … <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual/class: http://www.blogger.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.alaskool.org/projects/day_in_life/dil2.htm# </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Class/shared </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://classblogmeister.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://katsstudents.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Photos & video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://flickr.com/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Picasa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://picasa.google.com/ </li></ul>
  19. 23. & more examples … <ul><li>Personal webspaces (adaptable) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>& for teaching a class: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/friends/?everyone&ref=tn#/group.php?gid=2389494301 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.myspace.com/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BeBo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.bebo.com/ </li></ul>
  20. 24. & yet more examples … <ul><li>Bookmarking & tagging  Tag clouds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technorati </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://technorati.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile & web devices: Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboratories </li></ul><ul><li>http://collaboratory.nunet.net/cwebdocs/ </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomies </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.adammathes.com/academic/computer-mediated-communication/folksonomies.html </li></ul>
  21. 25. 5. Collaborative CALL <ul><li>Social constructivist pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Co-creation of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Language acquisition through negotiation of meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Divergent tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals bring their skills to the task </li></ul><ul><li>The whole is greater than the sum of the parts </li></ul>
  22. 26. Some examples … <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://youthwiki.wikispaces.com/Marshall+School%2C+AK </li></ul><ul><li>PBWiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://pbwiki.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wetpaint.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/google-d-s/tour1.html </li></ul>
  23. 27. & more examples … <ul><li>Collaboratories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The water habitat project </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://learnweb.harvard.edu/ent/gallery/pop3/pop3_1.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomies </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.adammathes.com/academic/computer-mediated-communication/folksonomies.html </li></ul>
  24. 28. 6. Narrative/Reflective CALL <ul><ul><li>Starting from the personal: ownership & direction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personally-meaningful language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language for real purposes & real audiences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia & multimodal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learner- & learning-focussed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Divergent or convergent </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>e-Portfolios </li></ul>
  25. 29. Some examples … <ul><li>Dr Helen Barrett’s Digital storytelling site </li></ul><ul><li>http://electronicportfolios.org/digistory/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Arnie Abrams </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.arnieabrams.net/handouts.htm </li></ul><ul><li>ePortfolios for various purposes & of various kinds </li></ul><ul><li>http://electronicportfolios.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http:www.qesn.meq.gouv.qc.ca/portfolio/port_eng.html </li></ul>
  26. 30. Looking from the past to the present & the future …
  27. 31. CALL, the present & the future … <ul><li>What is important? </li></ul><ul><li>What is ideal? </li></ul><ul><li>What is possible? </li></ul><ul><li>What will soon be possible? </li></ul><ul><li>What fits with our learners’ contexts? </li></ul><ul><li>How can this enrich their learning? </li></ul><ul><li>How will this improve their learning? </li></ul>
  28. 32. Thank you!  Your questions? Email: [email_address] AU webspace: http://io.acad.athabascau.ca/~debrah/GLoCALL2008.html Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/debrah Blogs: http://lifentheuniverse.blogspot.com/ (old) http://deincanada.blogspot.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/index.php

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