3rd Virtual Round Table Conference SUMMARY

The 3rd VIRTUAL ROUND TABLE Conference took place on 8-9 October 2010 with a record number of 524 unique visitors

This 2-day program hosted….

* 50 guest speakers
* 34 sessions
* 32 hours of program
* 524 unique participants from 60+ countries, who stayed on average 58min and 1024 signed up on this website
* 3 panel discussions
* 2 unconference
* 19 . . . → Read More: 3rd Virtual Round Table Conference SUMMARY

Fun with Phrasal Verbs!

RECORDING: http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p79497851/

(55min – the first 30 min Russell Stannard and from 28min onwards Janet Bianchini, sorry we forgot to switch off the recording in between)

Saturday, 9 October 2010 – 9:30am GMT

This presentation outlined a few techniques and showcased a few Web 2.0 tools for helping learners understand and practise phrasal . . . → Read More: Fun with Phrasal Verbs!

MS Word, blogs and wikis for peer-editing in language EFL classes by Natalya Eydelman

RECORDING: http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p12685903

Saturday, 9 October 2010 – 5pm GMT

I’d like to address such questions as the affordances and limitations of these tools, students feedback about using them and recommendations for teachers concerning how to introduce them in their classroom practices and/or use them more efficiently. I’ll draw this information from the . . . → Read More: MS Word, blogs and wikis for peer-editing in language EFL classes by Natalya Eydelman

Introduction to Moodle by Kevin Westbrook

RECORDING: http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p68102445/ (31min)

Introduction to Moodle, Kevin Westbrook

A demonstration of the basic features of Moodle and how easy it is to set up a course yourself! This workshop will give a brief overview of this popular virtual learning environment (VLE), show you what activities are available, and give you the opportunity . . . → Read More: Introduction to Moodle by Kevin Westbrook

Getting some Facebook time with your colleagues by Mike Harrison

RECORDING: http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p18562224/ (49min)

Getting some Facebook time with your colleagues or how I’m using a Facebook page to connect with other teachers

Note: This session is suitable for teachers who are interested in blogs and blogging, but no knowledge of blogging practice or etiquette is necessary.

Abstract: Is Facebook just for putting your . . . → Read More: Getting some Facebook time with your colleagues by Mike Harrison

Add a dimension to your teaching: an introduction to language learning in Virtual Worlds

RECORDING: http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p35393441/  (455 views since October 2010)

9 October 2010, 5pm GMT

YouTube Trailer

Two enthusiastic language teachers and their ‘avatars’ describe their own personal and professional teaching and learning journeys through the magical, virtual 3D world of Second Life, reflecting on how a third dimension enhances . . . → Read More: Add a dimension to your teaching: an introduction to language learning in Virtual Worlds

Digital Play: Escape the Room games by Graham Stanley

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Graham Stanley (@grahamstanley, @eltdigitalplay) Digital Play: Escape the Room

There is a growing interest in using computer games for language teaching and learning. An ‘Escape the Room’ game is a popular type of game in which the player has to find hidden objects, solve puzzles and use logic to escape . . . → Read More: Digital Play: Escape the Room games by Graham Stanley

English Website Attack by Paul Maglione

RECORDING: http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p45835956/ (1min intro by Berni)
http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p33594732/ (48min)

“Digital Natives” learning English need a special approach combining brain learning principles; the latest EFL pedagogical thinking; games-based learning; increased exposure to English; and learner autonomy. English Attack! delivers this using movie, news channel, and TV series clips; music videos, games and social networking, . . . → Read More: English Website Attack by Paul Maglione

Mikogo Screensharing Software presented by Andrew Donnelly

RECORDING: http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p87857755/ (51min)

Mikogo is an easy-to-use cross-platform desktop sharing tool, ideal for web conferencing, online teaching, online meetings or remote support. And it’s FREE for both commercial and private use. Mikogo is the product of BeamYourScreen GmbH, Mannheim, Germany. The software was launched just 3 years ago and is now . . . → Read More: Mikogo Screensharing Software presented by Andrew Donnelly

Using startpages to organize your personal and school online resources by Vicky Saumell

RECORDING: http://lancelot.emea.acrobat.com/p45309165/

Vicky Saumell

This session aims at showing the potential of using startpages as very easy tools to make websites to organize your personal and school online resources. We will explore different applications to make startpages as well as how they are set up, what can be included or embedded and . . . → Read More: Using startpages to organize your personal and school online resources by Vicky Saumell