AATF Technology Commission

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AATF Convention 2010

working session powerpoint

Texting handout

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Stay in touch with the AATF through social networking!  

Do you use Twitter?  Follow AATFrench to receive tweets about French language, Francophone cultures, and interesting sites for French teachers and learners.  To see the tweets without a Twitter account, go to http://twitter.com/AATFrench/ . If you’re curious about using Twitter, here’s [http://www.frenchteachers.org/technology/Twitter.pdf] a link to help you get started.

AATF also has a Facebook page, where you can post items of interest and interact with your AATF colleagues.  The emphasis this month is on Haiti, and you’ll find a number of resources for teaching about that country as well as fund-raising ideas and links.  However, all topics and discussions that interest the French-speaking community are welcome.  To view the page, go to http://www.facebook.com/AATFrench.  To post your comments and ideas, log into your Facebook account, go to http://www.facebook.com/AATFrench and become a fan.  If you don’t have a Facebook account, you can sign up at http://www.facebook.com.


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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.

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Fall 2007

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 

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Summer 2007

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.\

Public: Général

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.

Public: Général

C360: Blog, Podcast, and Wiki Projects for French Classes

Intervenantes: Lara Lomicka Anderson, University of South Carolina, Présidente de la Commission, Powerpoint | Handout

Gail Corder, Trinity Valley School (SC), Powerpoint | Handout

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.

Public: Général

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ACTFL 2006

CTFL 2006 -- AATF sponsored a TNT presentation by T-Bob and Lara Lomicka 

Video iPods, Blogs, Podcasts, and Telecollaboration in Intermediate French Classes
Sat, November 18, 2006, 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

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.

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Check out a presentation and handout designed by TNT member Annalisa Mosca on using technology for high school teachers


 

TNT Commission members will present two sessions at the AATF Convention in Baton Rouge, July 2007:

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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