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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About Dr. Nellie Deutsch Founder of IT4ALL
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Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) was founded in 2006 by Dr. Nellie Deutsch. IT4ALL is a network of educators that provides free and low-cost professional development courses on how to integrate web technologies into full, blended online learning (BOL) courses and the flipped class using WizIQ, Moodle, Google drive, screen casting tools, audio, video, and social networks.

Dr. Nellie Deutsch is internationally known as a relationship-based transformative leader, community builder, an expert in leadership, educational technology, coordinator of online professional development courses, and mentor to educators worldwide. She’s a moderator, researcher, writer, speaker, English language Learning Skills (ELLS) teacher, faculty at Atlantic University Masters of Arts in Transpersonal and leadership studies, leads online and face-to-face conferences, organizes MOOCs, and an online teacher at WizIQ.

Dr. Deutsch follows a relationship-based collaborative active learning approach to instruction and learning. Her experiential humanitarian approach to instruction and learning has earned her the respect of educators around the globe and attracted her to healthy living and healing. She's an accredited PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills), conflict resolution, and Reiki practitioner. She practices and teaches Mindfulness Meditation and the Alexander Technique.

Nellie has been teaching English to speakers of other languages (EFL) since the mid 70s. She has been integrating technology (computer assisted language learning or CALL) into her classes since the mid 90s.