Essential Internet Activities for the Language Classroom: Four Lessons Learned from Experience
Date: Sunday, September 9th, 2001 Time: 2:15 PM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Nathan Edwards, Kanazawa Institute of Technology
Nathan Edwards, a presenter at JALTCALL2000 and a major contributor to Recipes for Wired Teachers: Practical Ideas by Teachers for Teachers (published by JALT's CALL SIG), will present some pratical internet activities for students. The four areas explored are:
- Utilizing global "live" webcams in the language classroom.
- Using Panoramic 3D Images: Free, easy to use "Livepicture" software.
- Discovering Internet Relay Chat: Analyzing authentic texts.
- Easy to use, free videoconferencing: "Microsoft Netmeeting" used by an EFL learner.
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Matsuyama JALT)
Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1000 yen; Local Members 4,000 yen per year
Venue: Shinonome High School Kinenkan 4F
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