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
Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning or IT4ALL is an organization that provides free to low cost programs on how to integrate technology into blended, fully online, and face-to-face learning environments. IT4ALL has a WizIQ organization account. IT4ALL hosts all their free programs such as Moodle MOOCs, Healthy Living and Sustainable MOOCs, Second Life MOOCs, Connecting Online conferences (2009-15), Moodle MOOTs (2011-2015), Spring and Fall Blog Festivals (SBF/FBF), webinars, and online courses on WizIQ and on Moodle for Teachers (website).
IT4ALL is run by Dr. Nellie Deutsch an education technology & marketing consultant.
Nellie Deutsch (Ed.D) combines teaching as a way to learn, education technology, and mindfulness. She’s internationally known as a relationship-based coach, mentor, consultant, researcher, author, speaker, community builder, expert in educational technology for fully online and blended learning programs using Moodle, WizIQ, Google drive and active learning presentation tools that focus on teaching as a way to learn.
Her speaking engagements include technology for instruction and learning, collaborative learning, mindfulness, self-compassion, and authenticity. She organizes MOOCs, free online conferences, webinars, and courses for educators worldwide. She’s been teaching English as a foreign language in high school and higher education for 35 years. She is faculty at Atlantic University Masters of Arts in transpersonal leadership studies fully online .