Tweet While teaching EFL in the UK this summer, I piloted a number of classroom activities getting students to use their (ubiquitous) mobile devices, for an upcoming book on mobile and handheld learning. Below is a very simple activity that can be linked to almost any topic to generate vocabulary, and to get students […]
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Tweet Here’s another classroom idea for using mobile devices and QR codes. It’s a simple idea, based around the concept of a treasure or scavenger hunt, where students need to find specific information in various locations. In this case, my international students in the UK all had smartphones, but not 3G connections. This meant we […]
If you use Moodle as your VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) of choice you’re not alone. The latest statistics from the Moodle community site are impressive: over 1 million teachers and over 68 million students in 232 countries use it. Whether you are thinking of dipping your toes in the waters of VLEs, or whether you are already confidently swimming around in Moodle, you may find the Moodle tutorial videos below helpful.
Tweet It’s a new year, and we have a new series of free webinars starting on 20 January. At The IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG we are kicking off our 2013 webinars with a debate on interactive whiteboards, or IWBs (see below). Pete Sharma will be defending IWBs, and Gavin Dudeney opposing. Pete is author […]
Tweet I’ve attended a lot of conferences this year. Attending talks and plenaries is a wonderful opportunity for my own professional development, and I often get to see excellent presenters in action. During the past few months, I’ve been keeping notes on what makes some of these conference presentations so engaging (and others less […]