Types of tasksand exercisesCALLFeb 13 2013
Class information   Quiz begins tonight @ 6pm    Slight format change: open-ended questions, no    time limit.     Six q...
DuBravac Chapter 5Activities/Tasks/Exercises Activities: broad scope of what happens  in a class, contributing to develop...
Types of tasks (and examples)Tutorial software:  Prepackaged software     Rosetta Stone     Longman English Interactive...
Drill-and-practice   Flash cards, Duolingo, Livemocha   Feedback-oriented programs (e.g., Criterion)   Students record ...
Educational games andquizzes Flash  games Socrative (e.g., Space Race) Grockit Answers Quizlet QuizRevolution Quia ...
Simulations   Virtual Learning Environments: BB Learn    (modules), Moodle, etc.   3D interactive: Second Life, Active W...
Information-gap activities Co-construction       meaning Jigsaw   activities    Group A & Group B (four members)    Gr...
Types of information gapactivities Free  browsing (i.e., search engine  “research”) Data-driven learning (i.e., w/ corpo...
Discussion Activities Students comment on shared topics Discussion boards Blogs Grockit Answers Student-generated vid...
*Project-based tasks Larger  or smaller collaborative tasks. Use sharing tools (e.g., Google Drive,  wikis) to complete ...
Participation structures Individual Whole  group (i.e., whole class) Peer tutoring (and peer review) Team learning (sm...
Interface Class  in computer lab Classroom where learners bring devices  (laptops, phones, tablets) Classroom where som...
Discussion Activity Complete  the survey on p. 98, compare with your classmates once done.
Upcoming assignment Materials development 1 Develop a teaching lesson (spanning one  or more class meetings) that incorp...
Materials development 1Three parts1. Lesson plan2. Technological tools3. OverviewAll three should be posted (as text orlin...
1. Lesson Plan(s) Provide  a lesson plan (use a sequential  layout with transitions and bulleted  explanations of activit...
2. Tools If you are creating tools, embed them or  link to them on your blog. If learners are using tools on their own, ...
3. OverviewA  one page (max) overview of your  teaching materials that explains the teaching context, the purpose of th...
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Activities tasks and exercises in CALL

  1. 1. Types of tasksand exercisesCALLFeb 13 2013
  2. 2. Class information Quiz begins tonight @ 6pm Slight format change: open-ended questions, no time limit.  Six questions: 4 short answer, 2 essay (1 page)  In-text citations (reference for outside sources)  Closes Sunday at 11:59pm. Next week: Teaching with corpora  Explore and sign-up for BYU corpora
  3. 3. DuBravac Chapter 5Activities/Tasks/Exercises Activities: broad scope of what happens in a class, contributing to development. Tasks: based on non-linguistic outcomes, elicit communication indirectly. Exercises: focus on language production/comprehension/forms
  4. 4. Types of tasks (and examples)Tutorial software:  Prepackaged software  Rosetta Stone  Longman English Interactive  Understanding and Using English Grammar  Connected Speech
  5. 5. Drill-and-practice Flash cards, Duolingo, Livemocha Feedback-oriented programs (e.g., Criterion) Students record themselves speaking/presenting for practice. Create subtitles for YouTube videos (listening activity) Practice passive skills: reading and listening too (have students reflect on a passage/video of their interest)
  6. 6. Educational games andquizzes Flash games Socrative (e.g., Space Race) Grockit Answers Quizlet QuizRevolution Quia Wiffity Google Forms, Hot Potatoes
  7. 7. Simulations Virtual Learning Environments: BB Learn (modules), Moodle, etc. 3D interactive: Second Life, Active Worlds, MMOs Simulation in project-based learning: learners often have semester-long theme (e.g., working for a company) that is carried out through CMC, VLE, or hybrid. Simulation games as supplement (see Serious Games)
  8. 8. Information-gap activities Co-construction meaning Jigsaw activities  Group A & Group B (four members)  Group 1 (AABB) & Group 2 (AABB) Use collaborative tools  CMC tools  Shared documents (Google Drive)
  9. 9. Types of information gapactivities Free browsing (i.e., search engine “research”) Data-driven learning (i.e., w/ corpora) Google Maps WebQuests (different groups work on different issues) Scavenger hunts (i.e., QR code scavenger hunts).
  10. 10. Discussion Activities Students comment on shared topics Discussion boards Blogs Grockit Answers Student-generated videos, podcasts, etc. Other students can comment and contribute. Voicethread (leave audio comments)
  11. 11. *Project-based tasks Larger or smaller collaborative tasks. Use sharing tools (e.g., Google Drive, wikis) to complete projects together. Use social tools to maintain network of communication during projects. Student create their own media (video, websites, podcasts, etc.)
  12. 12. Participation structures Individual Whole group (i.e., whole class) Peer tutoring (and peer review) Team learning (small groups) Learning center (part of class)
  13. 13. Interface Class in computer lab Classroom where learners bring devices (laptops, phones, tablets) Classroom where some learners bring devices. At-home activities (e.g., home computer, library access, phones, etc.) Limited access (one computer in class)
  14. 14. Discussion Activity Complete the survey on p. 98, compare with your classmates once done.
  15. 15. Upcoming assignment Materials development 1 Develop a teaching lesson (spanning one or more class meetings) that incorporates technology to teach a language skill. The learners should be engaged in the use of technology. Use one or more of the tools we have covered in class.
  16. 16. Materials development 1Three parts1. Lesson plan2. Technological tools3. OverviewAll three should be posted (as text orlinked/embedded documents) to yourblog.
  17. 17. 1. Lesson Plan(s) Provide a lesson plan (use a sequential layout with transitions and bulleted explanations of activities). The lesson plan should address goals and objectives of the course and provide any logistical information. Add your lesson plan to your blog as an attachment or link. Templates available, per request.
  18. 18. 2. Tools If you are creating tools, embed them or link to them on your blog. If learners are using tools on their own, provide scaffolding, accessible instructions. Post or embed on your blog.
  19. 19. 3. OverviewA one page (max) overview of your teaching materials that explains the teaching context, the purpose of the lesson, the rationale for using the technologies, and outlines any formative assessment used in the lesson.

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