Pecha Kucha Night @ Virtual Round Table conference

Pecha Kucha Fri 13 November 2009, 9:30pm GMT

A Pecha Kucha is a speedy presentation technique which originated 2003 in Japan and has since taken on a world-tour and todate Pecha Kucha nights are taking place regularily in 250+ cities around the world. What is still relatively new though is to hold . . . → Read More: Pecha Kucha Night @ Virtual Round Table conference

VIRTUAL PANEL DISCUSSION: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana

Panel discussion
Fri 13 November 2009, 7pm GMT

Closing panel with 4 panelists who combine a total of more than a century of experience in language learning with technology.

Panelists (in alphabetical order):
Graham Davies
Ton Koenraad
Duane Sider
Vance Stevens

Graham Davies

Ton Koenraad

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1st Virtual Round Table Conference SUMMARY

The very first VIRTUAL ROUND TABLE Conference took place on 12-13 November 2009 with a record number of more than 330
participants.

This 2-day program hosted….

49 guest speakers
27 sessions
14+ hours of program
335 unique participants from 55+ countries and 420 signed up on
this website
5 panel discussions
4 Second Life sessions
12 ‘show & tell’ product presentations
1 Pecha Kucha night
1 raffle with . . . → Read More: 1st Virtual Round Table Conference SUMMARY

LiVE Learning in a Virtual Environment

Online presentationFri 13 November 2009, 5pm

LiVE is an acronym for Learning in a Virtual Environment. It is a role-playing game designed to teach English as the player progresses through – and learns about – Sydney, Australia. It works as a tool for ESL facilitators worldwide, by promoting independent learning through the use . . . → Read More: LiVE Learning in a Virtual Environment

Student generated e-content for corporate settings

Online presentationFri 13 November 2009, 4:30pm GMT

What makes Web-based technology effective in blended learning models used in ESL classrooms? Workshop participants will experience a Web tool often used in corporate settings featuring audio upload of student recordings and discuss teaching strategies for providing meaningful feedback.

The presenter will share examples of . . . → Read More: Student generated e-content for corporate settings

LinguaTV

Online presentation Fri 13 November 2009, 4pm GMT

“Learn languages with online videos” * practical and realistic
* user-friendly and entertaining
* multimedia and interactive
* flexible and personalized
* effective and affordable

LinguaTV

Philip Gienandt

*** CLICK HERE for the 28 min . . . → Read More: LinguaTV

PANEL DISCUSSION: “Imagination is more important than knowledge” Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Panel Discussion Fri 13 November 2009, 1pm GMT

The “start-up” panel on how to build an online teaching business.

Panelists (in alphabetical order) Stephen Jones, Lukas Palecek, CEO of web-school.eu Monica Thomas, Ad_Lib Language School in the UK

Stephen Jones

Lukáš Palecek

Monica Thomas

About Stephen Jones

www.jones-english.com

About Lukáš . . . → Read More: PANEL DISCUSSION: “Imagination is more important than knowledge” Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

EnglishProfi

Online PresentationThu 13 November 2009, 11:40am GMT

With more than 150 freelance networks online, English Profi is the only site tailored to the unique needs of all the major English language services providers. We are committed to ensuring professional English language service providers don’t get washed out in vast freelance networks. We recognize . . . → Read More: EnglishProfi

VOICEbook – Collaborative L2 listening

Online Presentation Fri 13 November 2009, 11:20am GMT

Half a million people in the world now understand English better thanks to VOICEbooks, one of the best-selling multimedia language-learning applications of all time.

The VOICEbook Player is a media player designed for foreign language learners. Working preferably in pairs, learners listen and write in . . . → Read More: VOICEbook – Collaborative L2 listening

OURLesson

Online Presentation
Thu 13 November 2009, 11am GMT

OURlesson is a straightforward system for capturing lessons, meetings and presentations, as well as their content, using a local screen and video recording application, and then automatically publishing those sessions to a secure website for anytime, anywhere access to authorised users. It has been designed . . . → Read More: OURLesson