Wondering how to start introducing elements of mLearning (mobile learning) into your language classes? Here are five ways to do so, starting from simple recognition type activities to more complex project work.
How are present are you as an instructor in your online courses? Research* has shown that tutor presence – the sense of the tutor being there – is a key motivator for online students. The trick is to find the middle ground between being omnipresent (and too stifling), and being invisible (and appearing uninterested ). Here are five things that can help you strike this balance.
How to effectively integrate technology (ICT) in a principled manner into your teaching: some key questions to ask yourself.
PART 1 of a 4-part Beginner´s Guide series about Web 1.0, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, and xWeb (the extended web). What are they, and what do they mean for teachers? Part 1 looks at Web 1.0 vs Web 2.0.
No plenary speakers. No opening speech. No PowerPoint lectures. No panel discussions. No publisher exhibition. Sound like a conference? Hopefully not- it’s an Unconference!
How to use QR codes in the classroom: two practical teaching ideas.
What are QR codes and why should educators care? Everything you need to know about QR codes.
How to integrate mLearning (mobile learning) with social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+…
Four different ways of structuring online videoconferencing sessions, webinars, or online conference presentations and online classes. Tips and activities.
Key resources, research and links on mLearning, or learning with handheld devices