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Session Outline

 

 

Abstract

 

In recent years, podcasting has become one of the most powerful asynchronous Web 2.0 tools in our classrooms.  It’s enormous educational potential allows teachers to use it as a simple resource to support activities within the classroom and to create audio recordings of happenings in their schools.  This workshop aims at providing basic proficiency related to the production and publishing of digital media files (podcasts) and its implementation in the language classroom to enhance communication in speaking and listening skills.

 

Target Audience

ESL/EFL teachers interested in the use of podcasts to enhance their classes.

Participants should have an e-mail account, basic experience in the use of web 2.0 tools (blogs, wikis, among others), Internet access, headset (or earphones and microphone).

 

Interest Section Sponsors

TESOL CALL-IS and Video and Digital Media IS


 

Syllabus 

 

Weekly Outline

 

This EVO 2012 workshop aims at providing basic proficiency related to the production and publishing of digital media files (podcasts) and its implementation in the language classroom to enhance communication in speaking and listening skills 

 

Week 1 - Introductions  (Jan 9 - 15, 2012)

 

During the first week of the course, participants will:

  • sign up and try tools for synchronous and/or  asynchronous communication to be used during the session
  • exchange introductions add themselves to a group map
  • answer a survey to determine their previous experience with web 2.0 tools and podcasting record expectations to the course on a web-based  recorder (Voxopop)
  • Web search podcast websites and create a pool of useful podcasts for the ELT classroom.

      Live session: WiZiQ/Ustream

 

 

Week 2 - What is Podcasting?  (Jan 16 - 22, 2012)

 

During the second week of the course, participants will:

  • discuss what podcast / podcasting are.
  • become familiar with tools to create podcasts, such as: Audacity, web based recorders, and podcasting host sites.
  • learn on how to create a podcast by using Audacity - Live session on WiZiQ
  • record short podcasts with their introductions
  • export the mp3 files and upload them to host sites
  • upload the podcasts to the session blog
  • do the weekly reading and participate in the discusion forum: What is podcasting?

 

Week 3 - Planning Podcasting Projects (Jan 23 - Jan 29, 2012)

 

During this week, participants will:

  • outline a podcasting project for an ESL/EFL classroom
  • post the project outline to the session blog.
  • make comments on participants’ projects
  • do the weekly reading and participate in the discussion forum: How to use podcasts in the classroom.  

          Live session: WiZiQ/Ustream

 

 

Week 4 - Project Development  (Jan 30- Feb 05, 2012)

 

During this week, participants will:

  • produce and edit a podcast for their classroom project
  • host the podcast and share it with the other participants
  • do the weekly reading and participate in the discussion forum: Technical issues to take into consideration when producing and editing a podcast.

          Live session: WiZiQ/Ustream

 

Week 5 - Evaluation and Wrap-up (Podcasting Fair)  (Feb 06 -12, 2012)

 

During this week, participants will:

  • embed podcasts on the session blog for the podcasting fair
  • assess their own learning and join the Voicethread discussion
  • visit the podcasting fair and post comments on participants’ productions
  • answer the workshop evaluation survey
  • attend the graduation party - Live session on WiZiQ?

 


Join this session

 

Sign up for the session starts on Jan 2nd, 2012 .

 

The action starts on Jan 9, 2012.

 

To join this group:

 

From January 2 to 8:

 

  1. Go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/podcastingevo2012/
  2. Request to join the Group
  3. Wait for approval 

 

 

 

Note:

When you register for the group, you will have to be approved by the moderator in order to reduce the possibility of "unwanted" members (such as spammers).

 


Moderators

 

Teadira Pérez

Teadira Pérez is an ESP/EAP teacher at the School of Modern Languages at The University of Los Andes,  Mérida - Venezuela. She has an MSc in Linguistics and a PhD in Education. She has been working in the use of ICT for foreign language teaching and learning in the last ten years at undergraduate and graduate level. She is a founder member and past President of AVEALMEC (Venezuela CALL Association). She is also a Webhead and IATEFL member. She  works as an IT consultant and runs face to face and online workshops.
Website:
http://webdelprofesor.ula.ve/humanidades/teadira/
E-mail:
teadira@gmail.com

 

Evelyn Ezquizierdo

ESL/EFL teacher for more than 23 years, holds a Master’s degree in EFL and works as an ESP/EAP teacher at the School of Education (EE) of UniversidadCentral de Venezuela (UCV), where she is also a course facilitator at the EFL master program, a member of the Distance Education Committee and an ICT trainer. She is a founder member and current President of AVEALMEC (Venezuela CALL Association), VenTESOL’s Communications Coordinator, an IATEFL member, and a proud Webhead since 2005.
Website:
http://evelynizquierdo.wordpress.com  
E-mail:
evelyn.izquierdo@gmail.com

 

Miguel Mendoza

Miguel Mendoza is an EFL teacher. He currently works as ESP/EAP teacher at Universidad Central de Venezuela in the school of librarianship. He holds a Master’s degree in English as a foreign language. He’s also an ICT consultant an e-moderator for the British Council and worked as support tutor for Consultants-E. He’s a founder member and current Vicepresident of AVEALMEC (Venezuela CALL Association). He is a Webhead and IATEFL member.
Website:
http://the-ve-blog.blogspot.com/
E-mail:
mmendoza97@gmail.com

 

José Rodríguez

José Rodríguez is an educator in Los Angeles California since 1996. Currently working with English learners in elementary school. Has experience teaching EFL both in a traditional classroom and technical English courses designed for private business. Podcaster at EdTechTalk and Puentes al Mundo since 2007.  Provided session recording support for WIAOC 2007 and 2009 with theWoldbridges Network.   
E-mail:
coordinatorsoffice@gmail.com

 

Teadira Pérez

Teadira Pérez is an ESP/EAP teacher at the School of Modern Languages at The University of Los Andes,  Mérida - Venezuela. She has an MSc in Linguistics and a PhD in Education. She has been working in the use of ICT for foreign language teaching and learning in the last ten years at undergraduate and graduate level. She is a founder member and past President of AVEALMEC (Venezuela CALL Association). She is also a Webhead and IATEFL member. She  works as an IT consultant and runs face to face and online workshops.
Website:
http://webdelprofesor.ula.ve/humanidades/teadira/
E-mail:
teadira@gmail.com

 


 

Communications Media Used

 
  • Yahoo group
  • Blogs: Blogger
  • Voice tools: Voxopop, Voicethread, Chirbit among others
  • Web-based recorders: Audacity
  • Podcasts host sites: Podbean, Viewpoint, Woices
  • Microblogging: Twitter
  • Video-tutorials: YouTube
  • Webcast site: UStream
  • Virtual room: WiZiQ
  • Surveys: Survey Monkey

 

 


The Electronic Village Online is a project of TESOL's CALL Interest Section

 

 

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, an international education association

 


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