Web 2.0 Technologies  in Teaching EFL Writing: Class Blogs with Text to Speech (BlogCast) for Oral Presentation and Proces...
2. Introduction - L2 writing <ul><li>Dichotomies/Dilemmas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fluency and accuracy </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
3. BlogCasting ** : Weblog ☆  Projects –  2006  ~  2008 Paper Pencil Email /ML Blog /RSS Text to Speech * * Text to Speech...
. Past and Current Project:   Email Grading <ul><li>E-mail work </li></ul><ul><li>Video - Separate video output (OHC) </li...
5. Past Projects:  Video Narrative  Project <ul><li>Video Narration –  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student’s audio in Final Proj...
6. Weblog Projects: since  2006      BlogCasting <ul><li>Weblog Projects:   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// advcomp.wordpre...
. RSS ( Rich Site Summary)   Readers <ul><li>RSS Readers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My Intro of  RSS and Podcasting  for Studen...
. Web log Projects –  2006 :   How to read students’ Blog threads:  via  WEB Portal Page http://protopage.com/  :  SPA   (...
. Additional Benefit:  BlogCasting  by RSS Mix &  Podcasting <ul><li>Forum BBS in PHP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>attb – myasuda...
10. Text to Speech <ul><li>Text to Speech </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One of  Assistive Technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
11.  Text to Speech  Online Tools <ul><li>1. vozMe: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Type or copy-paste the texts to convert to ‘Crea...
12.  Text to Speech  Online Tools   (2) <ul><li>4.  Ivona Speech Synthesizer –   </li></ul><ul><li>Text to speech conversi...
. BlogCasting : RSS Mixing and  Podcasting <ul><li>“ Feed2Podcast”   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No Longer Available!  2006 </li...
. RSS Mixing (2): Podcasting with  Vocal Fruits Show time : Join05210700005.avi Show time :  Join05210700008.avi Next slide
. BlogCasting: (1) Web log Projects -  2007 <ul><li>RSS mixer with Text2Speech </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Odiogo.com” </li></...
. BlogCasting: (2) Web log Projects -  2007 <ul><li>Students’ WordPress Blogs,  via  Odiogo.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HTML...
. BlogCasting: (3) Web log Projects -  2007 <ul><li>MP3   with  Lyrics!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jet Audio -  Embedded in ID...
. BlogCasting: (1) Web log Projects -  2008 <ul><li>RSS mixer with Text2Speech </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Odiogo.com” </li></...
. BlogCasting: (2) Web log Projects -  2008 <ul><li>KGLaw BlogCast 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Odiogo.com” </li></ul></ul...
. BlogCasting: (3)  Web log Projects -  2008 <ul><li>KGLaw BlogCast 2008   </li></ul>Local image file <ul><li>Samples of  ...
21. Feasibility : tasks & class size: Reflections from BlogCasting ** : Weblog ☆  Projects –  2006  ~  2008 * Text to Spee...
. Summary: BlogCast  with RSS Mixing and Text2Speech RSS Mixer with Text to Speech Playlist, Feed, New XML iPods, iTunes, ...
23. Technology in Language Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Figure 1  Range-of-Use Technology Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Szecsy,...
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  1. 1. Web 2.0 Technologies in Teaching EFL Writing: Class Blogs with Text to Speech (BlogCast) for Oral Presentation and Process Writing <ul><ul><li>YASUDA, Masami, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kwansei Gakuin Univ., </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Myasuda[at]kwansei.ac.jp </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Theme: Expanding learner potential ー it's your CALL! JALTCALL SIG 2009 Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus , Tokyo, JAPAN. June 5, 2009 JALTCALL SIG 2009 Toyo Gakuen Univ., Hongo Campus , JAPAN E-Learning at KG Univ.
  2. 2. 2. Introduction - L2 writing <ul><li>Dichotomies/Dilemmas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fluency and accuracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contrastive rhetoric debate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process vs. Product debate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback and error correction </li></ul></ul>Casanave, Christine Pearson. (2004). Controversies in second language writing. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Univ. of Michigan. Cornor, Ulla (2002).   New directions in contrastive rhetoric, TESOL Quarterly, 36(4) , pp. 494-510. Hyland, Ken, & Hyland, Fiona. (Eds., 2006). Feedback in second language writing: Contexts and issues. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Sachs, Rebecca, & Polio, Charlene. (2007).   Learners' uses of two types of written feedback on a L2 writing revision task, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 29(1) , pp 67-100. Zamel, V. (1985). Responding to student writing. TESOL Quarterly, 19, 79-101.
  3. 3. 3. BlogCasting ** : Weblog ☆ Projects – 2006 ~ 2008 Paper Pencil Email /ML Blog /RSS Text to Speech * * Text to Speech (Assistive Technology) + ☆ We blog ** BlogCasting = Word-Processor ★ Word Processing  ★ Local  Thin Client  Web editor  Cloud Computing ★ ◎ × ◎ ○ ▼ 2006 - ○ △ ○ ○ ▼ 2007 - B. E. D. C. A. Years / Spec’s △ × × ◎ ○ - 2005 △ ◎ ○ ○ ▼ 2008 -
  4. 4. . Past and Current Project: Email Grading <ul><li>E-mail work </li></ul><ul><li>Video - Separate video output (OHC) </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Recording </li></ul>1) Yahoo site 認証必要 2) Mirror site (infoseek): some years with index only
  5. 5. 5. Past Projects: Video Narrative Project <ul><li>Video Narration – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student’s audio in Final Project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student audio in MP3-shrt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local: audio file </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web site: VoiceBlog site </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Past Presentations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PPT in SWF </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3/5/2007: Local file: KG030507-3.swf </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(3/5/2007): Drive HQ published folder </li></ul></ul></ul>http://myasuda-foseek- bbs100106-s.html
  6. 6. 6. Weblog Projects: since 2006  BlogCasting <ul><li>Weblog Projects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// advcomp.wordpress.com / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advcomp.wordpress.com/ RSS FEED mixer-project-2007/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students Weblogs and comments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy protection with PINs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advcomp.wordpress.com tag=classblog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>myasuda - my.land.to /treebbs/tree.php?n=470 </li></ul></ul>Skip to 2007 Skip to 2008
  7. 7. . RSS ( Rich Site Summary) Readers <ul><li>RSS Readers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My Intro of RSS and Podcasting for Students: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web site - Podcasting with RSS & WEB 2.0 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Local file: Podcastingrss.html </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What is RSS ? Video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>dotsub.com /films/ - Captioned video site (ENG, FR, GER, JPN, etc.) </li></ul></ul>Skip to 2007
  8. 8. . Web log Projects – 2006 : How to read students’ Blog threads: via WEB Portal Page http://protopage.com/ : SPA ( CNET Single Page Aggregators )
  9. 9. . Additional Benefit: BlogCasting by RSS Mix & Podcasting <ul><li>Forum BBS in PHP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>attb – myasuda </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Feed2Podcast” – 2006 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS mixing and audio generation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to register RSS? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registering my WordPress blog site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New feed (XML) to be created </li></ul></ul>http://atbb.jp/myasuda/?infoseek <ul><ul><li>But, No Longer Available! - 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Out of service! “Feed2Podcast” </li></ul></ul>Click to browse screen shots
  10. 10. 10. Text to Speech <ul><li>Text to Speech </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One of Assistive Technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stephen Hawking asks big questions about the universe, at TED Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ted Conference site </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul></ul></ul>Filmed Feb., 2008.
  11. 11. 11. Text to Speech Online Tools <ul><li>1. vozMe: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Type or copy-paste the texts to convert to ‘Create MP3’ at a click! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2. Expressivo – You can listen to books, messages, RSS feeds, articles or even e-mails. You can easily create audio books on your mp3 player. Purchase needed </li></ul><ul><li>3. Cepstral - The text to speech conversion to the text into a WAV file. Purchase needed . </li></ul><ul><li>Six Online Tools - Text to Speech tools you would not want to miss </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TechDune - Tech News, Software & Hardware Reviews, Internet, Humor </li></ul></ul>vozMe Skip to  RSS Mixing
  12. 12. 12. Text to Speech Online Tools (2) <ul><li>4. Ivona Speech Synthesizer – </li></ul><ul><li>Text to speech conversion tool online </li></ul><ul><li>5. SpokenText - SpokenText.net Converts & records to speech automatically: </li></ul><ul><li>PDF, Word, plain text, PowerPoint files, </li></ul><ul><li>RSS news feeds, emails and web pages. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Talkr – </li></ul><ul><li>Converts RSS feeds into MP3 files </li></ul><ul><li>Text to Speech tools you would not want to miss (2) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TechDune - Tech News, Software & Hardware Reviews, Internet, Humor </li></ul></ul>Notes: ‘ MacinTalk ’ on Macintosh – has a longer history on Text2Speech ! Skip to  RSS Mixing
  13. 13. . BlogCasting : RSS Mixing and Podcasting <ul><li>“ Feed2Podcast” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No Longer Available! 2006 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Out of service! “Feed2Podcast” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Configuring Widgets: Still i mages posted at PHP Forum site in 2007 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reactivated but gone again. Feed2Podcast setting images </li></ul></ul>Skip to 2007
  14. 14. . RSS Mixing (2): Podcasting with Vocal Fruits Show time : Join05210700005.avi Show time : Join05210700008.avi Next slide
  15. 15. . BlogCasting: (1) Web log Projects - 2007 <ul><li>RSS mixer with Text2Speech </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Odiogo.com” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Talkr” (unstable) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>My memos: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PHP Forum site </li></ul></ul>Back to 2006 Skip to 2008
  16. 16. . BlogCasting: (2) Web log Projects - 2007 <ul><li>Students’ WordPress Blogs, via Odiogo.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HTML: iTunes and other RSS feeds via Odiogo.com: Podcasts-html.php with Audio JAVA icons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Memos: PHP Forum: thread 313#313 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Yes! Not only MP3 but also ---- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jet Audio - Lyrics!! embedded in MP3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Play & view, on Jet Audio , iTunes , and iPods! - Awesome </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. . BlogCasting: (3) Web log Projects - 2007 <ul><li>MP3 with Lyrics!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jet Audio - Embedded in ID tags via Jet Audio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Play & view, on Jet Audio , iTunes , and iPods! – Awesome!! </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. . BlogCasting: (1) Web log Projects - 2008 <ul><li>RSS mixer with Text2Speech </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Odiogo.com” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The WordPress plug-in instructions can be found here . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>My memos: PHP Forum site </li></ul>Local image file Back to 2007 Back to 2006
  19. 19. . BlogCasting: (2) Web log Projects - 2008 <ul><li>KGLaw BlogCast 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Odiogo.com” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>KGLaw BlogCast: Portal site </li></ul></ul>Local image file Back to 2007
  20. 20. . BlogCasting: (3) Web log Projects - 2008 <ul><li>KGLaw BlogCast 2008 </li></ul>Local image file <ul><li>Samples of text2Speech audio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advcomp – Education course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kglaw f 81 – Freshmen 1st </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kglaw f 82 – Freshmen 2 nd </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kglaw s 81 – Sophomores </li></ul></ul>Next slide
  21. 21. 21. Feasibility : tasks & class size: Reflections from BlogCasting ** : Weblog ☆ Projects – 2006 ~ 2008 * Text to Speech (Assistive Technology) + ☆ We blog ** BlogCasting = ★ Word Processing  ★ Local  Thin Client  Web editor  Cloud Computing ◎ ○ ○ ◎ ▼ Feasibil-ities > 200 人 < 30 人 < 150 人 > 50 人 < 20 人 Class size Writing for Small classes and Presentation for large classes Writing for Small classes Writing for large classes Writing and Presentation Writing Tasks/ Skills ◎ ○ ○ △ ★ ▼ 2006 ~ 2008 E. Text to Speech * D. Blog /RSS C. Email /ML B. Word-Processor A. Paper Pencil Techno-logies
  22. 22. . Summary: BlogCast with RSS Mixing and Text2Speech RSS Mixer with Text to Speech Playlist, Feed, New XML iPods, iTunes, Presentations, Other PodCasting sites Next slide?
  23. 23. 23. Technology in Language Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Figure 1 Range-of-Use Technology Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Szecsy, Elsie M. &quot;Technology in Language Teaching and Learning.&quot; Encyclopedia of Bilingual Education. 2008. SAGE Publications. 29 Mar. 2009. < http://www.sage-ereference.com/bilingual/Article_n313.html >. </li></ul><ul><li>Source: EnGauge . Available from http:/ / www.ncrel.org / engauge .    Broken Link Copyright © 2006 Learning Point Associates. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission. </li></ul>

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