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Exploring the LangMOOC pedagogy

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Exploring the LangMOOC pedagogy

  1. 1. Exploring the LangMOOC Pedagogy Hands on session Dr Maria Perifanou, ACP George Bekiaridis, ACP
  2. 2. Agenda 9.30 Arrive & Coffee 9.45 Welcome Mark Mitchell 9.50 Project Introduction George Bekiardis 10.10 Introduction to LANGMOOCs moodle platform Tord Mjosund Talmo 10.25 Workshop Introduction Alison May 10.30 Workshop (Inc coffee break) 12.30 Workshop feedback George Bekiardis 1.00 Evaluation Musarat Inayat 1.15 Lunch
  3. 3. PRESENTATION OUTLINE  Introduction  LangMOOC Pedagogy: Theoretical background & open discussion  Hands on session: Exploring pedagogical scenarios  Presentation & Feedback
  4. 4. What is a MOOC?
  5. 5. Need for MOOLCs Language competencies & intercultural skills : key qualifications for living and working in 21st century Need for MOOCs related to language education Web 2.0 participatory, immediate, authentic, engages community a promising language learning environment
  6. 6. Key factors for successful online language Learning courses  learner’s autonomy  social interaction in the target language/exposure  feedback  authentic collaboration  building community 7
  7. 7.  How to design an efficient Language Learning Environment for MOOLCs?  Are there many MOOLC initiatives that could provide a promising Massive Open Interactive Language Learning Environment (MOILLE)? Research questions 8 References: Perifanou M. & Economides A. (2014). MOOCs for Language Learning: An effort to explore and evaluate the first practices. In Proceedings of the INTED2014 conference held in Valencia, Spain 8-12 March 2014. Full-text Perifanou M. (2014)How to design and evaluate a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for Language Learning. In Proceedings of the eLSE14 conference held in Buchurest, Romania, 24-25 April 2014.
  8. 8. PRESENTATION OUTLINE  Introduction  LangMOOC Pedagogy: Theoretical background & open discussion  Hands on session: Exploring pedagogical scenarios  Presentation & Feedback
  9. 9. 10 Massive Open Interactive Language Learning Environment framework
  10. 10. MOILLE FRAMEWORK - Massive Open Interactive Language Learning Environment Communication (peer-peer, student- teacher, open community) Number of instructors PEDAGOGY Collective intelligence Playful/Game based learning; Engagement & motivation Autonomy (Autonomous/Self- paced/SL Learning/Reflection )
  11. 11. LangMOOCs project 12 1) PEDAGOGY: DoestheMOOCplatform/course: Q1. support (tech/pedagogically) different types of communication (peer-peer, student-teacher,grouptogroup,opencommunity-natives)? Q2. promote collaboration (CL) and collective intelligence (group projects, forums etc.)/ Q3.supportautonomousandpersonalized learningactivities(Autonomous/Self Paced/SelfRegulated/PersonalSkillsbased/ReflectiveLearning)? Q4.increasemotivationandengagementviainteresting,playful,interactiveandoften updatedactivities(Playful/Gamebasedlearning)? Q5.provideteachers’supportduringthelearningprocess(numberofteachers)?
  12. 12. LangMOOCs project 13
  13. 13. LangMOOCs project 14
  14. 14. PRESENTATION OUTLINE  Introduction  LangMOOC Pedagogy: Theoretical background & open discussion  Hands on session: Exploring pedagogical scenarios  Presentation & Feedback
  15. 15.  Visit the study.langmooc.com  Step 1: Explore and identify the teaching methods used in the LangMOOC pilot courses (20 min).  Step 2: Propose your ideal pedagogical scenario for an interactive language learning environment. (20 min).  Step 3: Identify the tools that will be used in Moodle and for what purpose (at least 3 activities in order to enhance one of the 4 basic skills – reading/speaking/writing/listening) (40 min).  Step 4: Presentations & Discussion (10 min). Hands on session: Exploring LangMOOC pedagogical scenarios
  16. 16. 17 MOODLE platform
  17. 17. www.instreamia.com/class
  18. 18. Visualization of daily learning progress based on different language skills and progress report that presents all activities and rates.
  19. 19. authentic interactive videos: - test learners’ listening comprehension via simple knowledge checks ( a fill- in-the-blank listening problem) - possibility to learners to ask for their peers’ or their teacher’s feedback in every step of the activity.
  20. 20. http://www.language-exchanges.org/node/106803 Authentic oral communication with native speakers via the free voice over IP phone program Skype (i.e. Mixxer platform).
  21. 21. PRESENTATION OUTLINE  Introduction  LangMOOC Pedagogy: Theoretical background & open discussion  Hands on session: Exploring pedagogical scenarios  Presentation & Feedback
  22. 22. Thank you all! 23LangMOOCs project george.bekiaridis@gmail.com

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