System & Device Check
About the Class
to CO10 the annual live online conference. The conference will be of
interest to educators, administrators, students, and community members
who value the importance of integrating technology into the curriculum
to improve instruction and learning. Online learning involves various
skills on the part of the instructor and learner. These include social
and communication skills, social networking, independent learning
strategies, critical and higher order thinking skills, creativity, and
effective online and face-to-face facilitation.
Technology for Active Life-long Learning
The Conference will be conducted
on IT4ALL Moodle course: http://www.integrating-technology.com/course/view.php?id=89
(enrollment key is CO10
) and WiZiQ.
Christel Broady, a native of Germany, is an assistant professor of graduate education at Georgetown College. She is also the director of the online ESL Endorsement program. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska where she wrote her dissertation on online teacher development. Online learning and teaching is a thread that runs through her professional life in many aspects of teaching, research, service, and advising. Christel is very interested in professional learning communities, global learning, and 21st century skills.
Title of the Presentation
Building a professional learning community in an online linguistics course: How to learn together and share knowledge using moodle
Description of the Presentation
In this presentation, an example will be shared on building a professional learning community in an online linguistics course for a group of ESL teachers in training: The presentation will illustrate how to learn together and share knowledge using moodle. Tools will be presented to build community in a group of adult learners. Further, the major course assessment will be discussed in various aspects. The presentation will also show how course participants will have to use a variety of online tools to acquire mastery for their teaching careers. All such applications are done in different heritage language to collect a data base of samples for linguistic analysis. Last, the presentation will explain how all individual projects can be pulled together in one "e-book" that course participants can take with them for use in their careers.
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Keywords: esl, co10, christel broady