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Using Ict In The Foreign Language Classroom

  1. 1. Using ICT in theForeignLanguageClassroom<br />Elena Moreno Fuentes<br />Escuelas Profesionales Sagrada Familia- Úbeda-<br />10th, December 2009<br />
  2. 2. Escuelas Profesionales Sagrada Familia<br />-Úbeda-<br />
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  4. 4. What do students like?<br />
  5. 5. Another old <br />newspaper reading exercise…<br />The well-known listening at the airport…<br />Another grammar exercise…<br />
  6. 6. Thisis “TheInconvenientTruth”<br />
  7. 7. Why ICT?<br />
  8. 8. ICT ??<br />Information and Communication Technologies.<br />A series of resourcesthatfacilitatelearninghavingmoderntechnology as basis.<br />Key elements in thedevelopment of the “Digital Competence”<br />
  9. 9. ICT vs. Blackboard<br />Widerange of activities.<br />You can adaptmaterialstoyourlearners’ needs.<br />Methodologyradicallychanges. <br />Learner Teacher<br />Collaborationamongteachersisfostered.<br />Easy use of authenticmaterials.<br />You can teachthe 4 skillsbyusing ICT:<br />More motivating, creative and interactivethanthestudent’sbook.<br />
  10. 10. ICT vs. Blackboard<br />Time-consuming.<br />Computers and hardware are expensive and scarce.<br />TechnologicalHiccups Teacherneedstobedigitallycompetent<br />Learnersneedtobedigitallycompetent as well. <br />ICTand the Internet are justresources, theyshouldn’tbethecore<br /> of thelesson.<br />A “Plan B” isalwaysneeded.<br />
  11. 11. Speakingabout ICT…What can wefind?<br />There are twotypes of ICT “applications/resources”<br />CALL (Computer-based)<br />INTERNET (Web-based) <br />
  12. 12. CALL: Computer Assisted Language Learning (ELAO)<br />CALL/ ELAO includesallapplicationsdesigned and createdbyteachers.<br />OFFLINE<br />
  13. 13. CALL: Computer Assisted Language Learning<br />Computer-based <br />materials<br />MALTED<br />
  14. 14. HotpotatoesActivities<br />http://www.lewco.uuuq.com/<br />
  15. 15. CuaderniaActivities<br />http://cuadernia.educa.jccm.es/ejemplos/School_things/index.html<br />
  16. 16. CmapToolsActivities<br />http://www.lewco.uuuq.com/call_folder/cmap_exer/family.jpg<br />
  17. 17. AtenexActivities<br />http://constructor.educarex.es/odes/secundaria/ingles/europe/udis/Uk_shopping/index.html<br />
  18. 18. JCLIC Activities<br />http://www.lewco.uuuq.com/<br />
  19. 19. MALTED Activities<br />http://malted.cnice.mec.es/unidades/projects/Band/Band.html<br />
  20. 20. Web-based<br />Web-based are thoseapplications and activitiesthatrequirean Internet connection.<br />Among web-based, web 2.0 isincluded.<br />
  21. 21. What’s WEB 2.0?<br />According to O&apos;Reilly (2002):<br />“Web 2.0 is the business revolution in the computer industry caused by the move to the Internet asplatform, and an attempt to understand therules for successon that new platform”<br />
  22. 22. What’s WEB 2.0?<br />In layman’s terms:<br />“It is atrendin the use of World Wide Web technology and web design that aims to facilitatecreativity, informationsharing, and, most notably,collaborationamong users. These concepts have led to the development and evolution ofweb-based communitiesand hosted services, such as social-networking sites (Badoo, Tuenti) , wikis (Wikipedia), blogs, and folksonomies (Flicker)”.<br />(Wikipedia)<br />
  23. 23. Important 2.0 elements…<br />Mind map pictured by Markus Angermeier (wikipedia.com)<br />
  24. 24. Web-based<br />Web-based <br />materials<br />
  25. 25. How can it help EFL teachers ?<br />One of the best motivators.<br />Content is easily structured<br />Contents are easier to remember and learn<br />The learner takes an active part: inmediate feedback.<br />New roles in learning process: teacher  pupil. Different orientation of the classroom.<br />
  26. 26. How can it help EFL teachers ?<br />Collaborative. Web 2.0 in itself is made up by collaboration amog users, so we are collaborators in this platform.<br />It fostersthebuilding of relationshipsbetweenlearners and teachersallovertheworld. <br />
  27. 27. A blog’sexample<br />http://resfuerzandonos.blogspot.com<br />ESO- English Blog<br />(SAFA -Úbeda- )<br />
  28. 28. Blog Activities<br />EmbedComics createdbystudents.<br />EmbedVideo and Powerpoint<br />EmbedCrosswords. (Writtenvocab.)<br />Post Exchange Letters<br />EmbedSocial Networks’ Links<br />Modifyentriesbystudents<br />Embed a speaking avatar bywritingitsmessage.<br />
  29. 29. WIKIS<br />
  30. 30. What’s a wiki?<br />A wiki is a website allowing the easy creation and editing of any number of interlinked Web pages.<br />Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites.<br />
  31. 31. Wiki-Activities<br />Create easy and quick websites<br />Digital Newspapers.<br />Group projects.<br />Classroom Debates<br />Update activities, tasks, assignments, etc.<br />International Exchange with foreign students.<br />
  32. 32. Wikis’ Example<br /><ul><li>LEWCO-CURSO TIC CEP JAÉN</li></ul>http://lewcojaen.wikispaces.com<br /><ul><li>Cuarto de Diversificación. Wiki</li></ul>http://englishsafacuarto.wikispaces.com<br /><ul><li>Isabel Perez’s wiki:</li></ul>http://mariana-2idioma.wikispaces.com/<br /><ul><li>Anotherexample:</li></ul>http://aulablog21.wikispaces.com/<br />
  33. 33. A Webquestexample<br />http://elenaycarlos.wikispaces.com/<br />
  34. 34. RESOURCES<br /><ul><li>http://www.toondoo.com (Comic creator)
  35. 35. http://www.slideshare.net/ (Upload PPT presentations)
  36. 36. http://bubbl.us/ (Free Mindmaps Creator)
  37. 37. http://goanimate.com/ (Free Animations Creator)</li></li></ul><li>RESOURCES<br /><ul><li>http://www.teachertube.com
  38. 38. http://www.voki.com (Create your own speaking avatar)
  39. 39. http://xtranormal.com (Create movies from a script)</li></li></ul><li>Thanksforyourattention!<br />Email: emoreno@fundacionsafa.es<br />Blog: http://ictlanguageteacher.blogspot.com<br />

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