MMVC13: Use of Mobile Devices for Promoting Language Training at the Tertiary Level. 

Saturday, August 24 2013 | 9:00 AM (EST)

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About the Presentation

Language teachers at all levels have to facilitate learning among students with the help of various tools. Teachers who are comfortable in using advanced technological tools, offer training through various Web 2.0 tools like Blog, Podcasts, Wiki and Mobile devices, to list a few. Recently the presenter conducted a study with tertiary level students, in which she offered training in Business English with the help of mobile devices. In this presentation, the presenter would elaborately discuss her findings.

About the Presenter

Dr. Revathi Viswanathan has been working as Professor of English in B.S.Abdur Rahman University. She teaches technical and business English to tertiary level students. Dr. Viswanathan also guides PhD candidates relating to the use of technology in the language classroom. She likes to conduct projects and share those experiences in conferences. She has presented in national and international conferences and has authored three books and a few articles in refereed journals


Language of instruction: en-US

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Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) is a network of educators that provides free and low-cost professional development courses on how to integrate web technologies into full and blended online learning (BOL) courses and workshops using Moodle and WizIQ.

The network provides courses on Moodle for Teachers, Moodle for Administrators, Sloodle for Moodle, Academic Writing, APA style, English Grammar, Learn English Online (LEO), Teaching Online, WizIQ Live Class, WebQuests, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), ESOL, Integrating Technology into the Classroom, Blogging, Teaching Online Business, Web 2.0 tools, Math, English and other subjects.

The staff at IT4ALL are volunteers, who are passionate about instruction and learning and making a difference in the world of online education. The network was founded by Dr. Nellie Deutsch in 2006. Dr. Nellie Deutsch (a Canadian instructional designer and curriculum development leader, who has been teaching English and integrating technology into her classes, and presenting, researching, writing, and providing consultation on Moodle for teachers. WebQuests, blended learning, and e-portfolios),

The team at Integrating Technology also organise online conferences such as the annual Connecting Online (CO09-CO14) and online Moodlemoot conference (MMMVC11-14).