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Fall 2008 - Our handout from ACTFL!
Using Blogs, Podcasts, and Clickers in the World Language Classroom
Lara Lomicka, Chair
Gay Rawson, Presenter
Lawrence Williams, Presenter
Gail Corder, Presenter
Scheduled Time: Sun, Nov 23 - 8:00am - 9:15am, Building/Room: Dolphin Hotel / Southern Hemisphere II
Abstract: Technology can enhance both teaching and learning French. This presentation highlights 3 innovative projects for French including 1) blogs to enhance community and conversation, 2) podcasting and strategies to promote listening comprehension, and 3) clickers to engage students and facilitate immediate feedback.
We have added a new area to our website: Tech Tip of the Month. There you'll find a tip on using a technological tool. This month's featured tip is on PowerPoint!
A Survey on Technology for French Teachers
We need your help!!! The AATF Telematics and New Technologies Commission is requesting your help in completing a short survey to find out how you use technology. The results will help us help you! The survey is located at:; http://www.forl.unt.edu/survey/technology.htm
We had 3 successful presentations at AATF. See below for links to PowerPoints and handouts (if available).
C228: Telematics and New Technologies Commission Meeting
Animatrice: Lara Lomicka Anderson, University of South Carolina, Président de la Commission
Members and potential members of the Telematics and New Technologies Commission will meet to discuss and share ideas on technology and plan commission work for the next year.\
C257: Promoting French and Intercultural Exchange with Technology
Intervenants: Lara Lomicka Anderson, University of South Carolina, Présidente de la Commission, Anne-Sophie Tzanetatos, Northampton High School (PA), Jason Bagley, Lexington High School (SC), et Worth Bishop, Two Sense Media, LLC (GA), Powerpoint
The session includes two short presentations that will encourage participants to use technology in their teaching. The first presenter will demonstrate effective ways to use pre-installed computer software to create student projects. The second team will introduce a Web site that facilitates penpal exchanges. Various activities and a live demo of the site are included.
C360: Blog, Podcast, and Wiki Projects for French Classes
The presenters will introduce participants to blogs, podcasting, and wiki projects and demonstrate their successful incorporation into French instruction. One presenter will show examples of blogs and podcasts that target interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational modes of communication. The other presenter will demonstrate different wiki projects for French students. Detailed handouts included.
CTFL 2006 -- AATF sponsored a TNT presentation by T-Bob and Lara Lomicka
Video iPods, Blogs, Podcasts, and Telecollaboration in Intermediate French Classes
Abstract: This presentation features 1) a video iPod project where students work with digitized video and audio materials, and create digital projects; 2) a blog and podcasting project for intermediate level learners; and 3) a telecollaborative intercultural project between students in France and the US. Pedagogical resources and detailed handouts are provided.
Check out a presentation and handout designed by TNT member Annalisa Mosca on using technology for high school teachers
Blog, Podcast, and Wiki Projects for French Classes - presented by Lara Lomicka and Gail Corder
Abstract: This session introduces participants to blog, podcasting, and wiki projects and demonstrates their successful incorporation into French instruction. One presenter will show examples of blogs and podcasts that target interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational modes of communication. The other presenter will demonstrate the use of wikis in teaching literature and culture. Detailed handouts included.
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