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Discuss Finding and Evaluating CALL Resources?
Discuss FRAMEWORK FUNDAMENTALS.
How can these be used in the classroom? Text-based CMC, audio, video, synchronous, asynchronous, quasisynchronous. E-learning distance learning and virtual classrooms.
How can INTEGRATING CMC INTO ESL CLASSES be implemented?
Discuss different environments for users (both teachers and learners) and how
those environments impact the nature of interaction and learning.
State the advantages and disadvantages of the web.
Discuss the tools, materials and activities that can be used in an EFL classroom.




Here is the breakdown of the 60%. Good luck :)

A direct link for An Invitation To CALL book:

http://www.stanford.edu/~efs/callcourse2/index.htm



major: 20
practical: 20
lesson plan: 10
research paper: 10

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Important docs for Midterm:
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Dear all,

We will be practicing web conferencing this semester. The URL for your rooms to join is

http://try.bbcollaborate.com/trial/p.go?pk=iq4fWyj12TDXhjYH

Click on the link above and you'll be directed to a room; type your name and start downloading Java 6.


If you would like to participate with a presentation just send me an email so that I can send you the url for the presenter's room.
email to: eticonference@gmail.com
The website is http://eticonference@yolasite.com

























General study guide
TEXT-BASED CMC, types
AUDIO/VIDEO CMC
CMC IN DISTANCE EDUCATION AND VIRTUAL WORLDS
INTEGRATING CMC INTO ESL CLASSES
CALL on the Web: advantages and disadvantages
CALL and Language Skills: ALL
CALL Research: interpretations
Lesson plan: Go to search wiki and type "scratch" to look for a sample





Midterm SampleThe Midterm is going to be on the 8th of October 2012. It will include the following slides in addition to Warschauer's article.

ENG447 CALL Course Syllabus



SESSION 1

VIP2012

SESSION 2VIP2012

SESSION 3VIP2012



Warshauer's article very important

http://www.ict4lt.org/en/warschauer.htm VIP2012

END OF MATERIAL REQUIRED FOR STUDY BEFORE MIDTERM OCT 2012----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Report due Dec 24th
Write a report on one of the following topics 15% presentation 5% (group activity) due 24th December
1-  The use of wikis in English Language Classrooms
 PBworks
 Wetpaint
 Google Documents

2- Online Communities of Practice – Creating and Joining Online Groups
 Google Groups
 Yahoo Groups
 Tapped In

3- Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) (Synchronous and Asynchronous) – Message Boards , Forums, Instant Messaging Services
 MSN Messenger
 Yahoo Messenger
 Google Talk
 Skype
 Facebook Twitter

4- Creating tests with hotpotatoes

5- Creating movies with programming languages
Alice and Scratch

Report format: ( 500 hundred words exclusive of reference list) APA citation required
1- Title
2- Abstract (100 words)
3- Introduction (100 words)
4- Body (200 words)
5- Conclusion (100)
6- References
7- Appendex A : including a sample lesson plan for one of your ideas (optional)*


This is the assignment due Nov 21 2011 Please search for websites or use your Iphone, Blackberry, and android devices to find 10 applications for Learning English http://www.diigo.com/user/call_is_vsl and use this checklist (
http://www.checklist.com/checklists/software_evaluation_checklist.html)
for every software and print it out
Here's all the instructions with an example to make it easy for you
VIP2012

http://www.slideshare.net/amanyh/effective-web-tools-for-visual-auditory-and-kinesthetic-vak-learners-5896370 VIP2012





Readings: IMP for final exam
Software review

https://calico.org/p-28-ESL%20Fitness%20%2882003%29.html
https://calico.org/p-26-Reading%20Shape-Up%20%28112003%29.html
Eportfolio
http://www.rcampus.com/
http://www.readinga-z.com/more/reading_strat.html#predictions
http://www.eworkshop.on.ca/edu/pdf/RunningRecordSheet.pdf


Some useful websites for the newsletter:
Cartoons:
http://goanimate4schools.com/public_index
http://www.bitstrips.com/landing

-- A very interesting game for smart phones for teaching grammar
http://www.m-learning.org/demo/DHL_Exel/html/smartphone.html

I think this article is good. Didn't complete it though
http://garymarrer.com/wordpress/?p=216

The following one is a great page on FaceBook. It has many ideas and will direct you to the owner's blog and other websites.
http://www.facebook.com/#!/eflclassroom20


Follow these instructions to create a website for mobile learning
1- Go to Yola.com and create an educational website for Mlearning (mobile learning)
2- Choose a domain name that relates to your topic.
3- Search online for websites and gadgets that can be used via a BB, mobile phone or any smart phone.
4- Make an annotated webliography for at least 7 websites and describe them in one or two sentences.
5- Publish your website and send me the URL via email to anaucian@hotmail.com
NEXT activity 15%
At home try to search for a latest gadget or a cool website that can be used by students. Try to summarize it with a picture for the upcoming in class activity.

important URLs for Mlearning and the BlackBerry http://us.blackberry.com/business/industry/education/#tab_tab_resourcelibrary

Notes for midterm 23rd April 2011
http://www.ict4lt.org/en/warschauer.htm

most important parts to study in Warschauer's article:
1- Three phases of CALL
2- Appendix A just examples for each tool.












How to create a website guide
Please visit this website for more information:
http://www.yola.com/tutorials/category/Basics-getting-started
http://www.yola.com/tutorials



Announcement for 447 Class Spring 2010:

Due . Annotated webliography see http://www.go2web20.net/ and also see10% only a description of 10 websites. Late assignments will get 30%off for the first week, 60% off for the second week and 100% off

Due December 4th

Design a lesson with scratch that has to do with spelling problems, transition sentences, phonics, reading lesson, speaking or listening, or vocabulary. You have to provide a lesson plan that justifies your embedding of scratch. graded 20%. Late assignments will get 30%off for the first week, 60% off for the second week and 100% off. Here is an example of a lesson plan, http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/templates/languagearts.html

Here are some simple examples of scratch:
http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/ohnomamamiaman/874082
http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/beefrocks/300007
http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/lancew/431656


Alice Video Tutorials on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65swK6i3HgE&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ig_MIlPQ5M


Course code on www.globalclassroom.us : ipjsy5686



SESSION 4


SESSION 5 http://www.stanford.edu/~efs/callcourse/ Chapters 3,4,5 and 6 VIP 2012

Chapter 6 from An invitation to CALL
Very Important for session 14






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