The Web 2.0 Honing Social Skills (for TESOL 09)

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Published on March 22, 2009

Author: RitaZ

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Tools that enhance learning and teaching.

The Web 2.0: Honing Social Skills Rita Zeinstejer CALL Consultant [email_address] www.zeinstejer.com

tools texted speech audio and video conversation tools Online Learning Environments class discussion facilitators presentation tools pronunciation work social tools teacher role

texted speech

audio and video conversation tools

Online Learning Environments

class discussion facilitators

presentation tools

pronunciation work

social tools

teacher role

texted speech: text based speaking practice asynchronous : email writing blogs microblogs: Twitter podcasting wikis discussion forums movie makers / comic stripmakers synchronous: (with live audience ) Chat (many versions) Messenger: YM, MSN, Skype (+video) MOOS (Tapped In) Second Life

asynchronous :

email writing

blogs

microblogs: Twitter

podcasting

wikis

discussion forums

movie makers / comic stripmakers

synchronous:

(with live audience )

Chat (many versions)

Messenger: YM, MSN, Skype (+video)

MOOS (Tapped In)

Second Life

a blog or a wiki??

a blog

or

a wiki??

both allow uploading of files and photos by different users Blogs structured highly personal focus: process administered by one individual editable by creator chronologically organized Wikis flexible intensively collaborative focus: content open to anybody editable by anyone organized in innumerable ways

Blogs

structured

highly personal

focus: process

administered by one individual

editable by creator

chronologically organized

Wikis

flexible

intensively collaborative

focus: content

open to anybody

editable by anyone

organized in innumerable ways

classblog Sharing Learning at Ning http://ritamz.ning.com/ Opened: March 2008 CAE students: 18 Age: 17-20 Number of members today: 93

Sharing Learning at Ning http://ritamz.ning.com/

Opened: March 2008

CAE students: 18

Age: 17-20

Number of members today: 93

objectives familiarize learners with technology allow them to practise English in authentic, meaningful situations contact English speaking people from other countries raise awareness of the importance of going global help students hone the four skills expand learners' cultural understanding and horizons

familiarize learners with technology

allow them to practise English in authentic, meaningful situations

contact English speaking people from other countries

raise awareness of the importance of going global

help students hone the four skills

expand learners' cultural understanding and horizons

main aim successful communication most important feature: tagging

successful communication

most important feature:

tagging

blog Classblog: http://ritamz.ning.com/ Included: Project work Discussion forums Links for extra practice Tools and apps Individual blogs

Classblog: http://ritamz.ning.com/

Included:

Project work

Discussion forums

Links for extra practice

Tools and apps

Individual blogs

microblogging Twitter http://twitter.com/home Searching for Twitterers…? http://search.twitter.com/

Twitter

http://twitter.com/home

Searching for Twitterers…?

http://search.twitter.com/

wiki http://caeb2008.pbwiki.com/ collaborative project work links photos maps audio files

http://caeb2008.pbwiki.com/

collaborative project work

links

photos

maps

audio files

discussion forums Learning Times : http://learningtimes.net/ English Club : http://www.englishclub.com/ Dave’s EFL Café : http://forums.eslcafe.com/job/viewtopic.php?t=63056 Onestopenglish : http://www.onestopenglish.com/

Learning Times : http://learningtimes.net/

English Club : http://www.englishclub.com/

Dave’s EFL Café : http://forums.eslcafe.com/job/viewtopic.php?t=63056

Onestopenglish : http://www.onestopenglish.com/

Movie makers Windows Movie Maker http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/updates/moviemaker2.mspx ZimmerTwins http://www.zimmertwins.com/ DigitalFilms http://www.digitalfilms.com/ JumpCut http://www.jumpcut.com/ examples: http://caeb2007.podomatic.com/entry/eg/2007-05-01T07_01_40-07_00 (mine) http://www.dfilm.com/mm2s/mm_route.php?id=3210331 (a std’s) http://webheads10years.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/ritaz_comix.jpg

Movie makers

Windows Movie Maker

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/updates/moviemaker2.mspx

ZimmerTwins

http://www.zimmertwins.com/

DigitalFilms

http://www.digitalfilms.com/

JumpCut

http://www.jumpcut.com/

examples:

http://caeb2007.podomatic.com/entry/eg/2007-05-01T07_01_40-07_00 (mine)

http://www.dfilm.com/mm2s/mm_route.php?id=3210331 (a std’s)

http://webheads10years.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/ritaz_comix.jpg

synchronous Chat (many versions) Messenger : YM, MSN, Skype (+video) MOOS (Tapped In) Second Life

Chat (many versions)

Messenger : YM, MSN, Skype (+video)

MOOS (Tapped In)

Second Life

audio and video conversation tools: with partner at a distance synchronous : Skype, Messenger, ooVoo asynchronous : video recording: Skype + Audacity/ Pamela ; mp3 recorder podcasts and video blogs Voicethread YouTube : to store video clips

synchronous : Skype, Messenger, ooVoo

asynchronous : video recording: Skype + Audacity/ Pamela ; mp3 recorder

podcasts and video blogs

Voicethread

YouTube : to store video clips

finding class partners http://www.epals.com/ http://www.epalscorp.com http://www.iecc.org/

http://www.epals.com/

http://www.epalscorp.com

http://www.iecc.org/

online learning environments: OLE’s Elluminate Alado WIZIQ

Elluminate

Alado

WIZIQ

 

class discussion facilitators interaction at computer Simulations: • SimCity - city creation simulation game http://simcity.ea.com/about/simcity4/overview.php Where in the World….?: capture Carmen interacting with people! http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/13/Where+in+the+World+is+Carmen+Sandiego.html Quandary : an application for creating Web-based Action Mazes http://www.halfbakedsoftware.com/quandary.php

Simulations:

• SimCity - city creation simulation game http://simcity.ea.com/about/simcity4/overview.php

Where in the World….?: capture Carmen interacting with people! http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/13/Where+in+the+World+is+Carmen+Sandiego.html

Quandary : an application for creating Web-based Action Mazes http://www.halfbakedsoftware.com/quandary.php

presentation tools: for f2f audience OpenOffice MS PPT (templates)

OpenOffice

MS PPT (templates)

pronunciation work http://esl.about.com/library/lessons/blstress_extension.htm http://readthewords.com/ Text To Speech Technology : generates a clear sounding audio file from almost any written material

http://esl.about.com/library/lessons/blstress_extension.htm

http://readthewords.com/

Text To Speech Technology : generates a clear sounding audio file from almost any written material

Social Tools Facebook http://www.facebook.com/ Delicious http://delicious.com/ Flickr http://www.flickr.com/

Facebook http://www.facebook.com/

Delicious http://delicious.com/

Flickr http://www.flickr.com/

Teacher role selecting the tool guiding use: language, purposes, skills integrating into lessons

selecting the tool

guiding use: language, purposes, skills

integrating into lessons

My 2008 CAE Students Feedback Voicethread: group conversations around images, docs and videos. http://voicethread.com/#q.b178197.i0.k0

Voicethread: group conversations around images, docs and videos.

http://voicethread.com/#q.b178197.i0.k0

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