Kobe University (School of Languages and Communication):

Towards Global Excellence in Foreign Language Education: Technology and Classroom interaction

Date: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 Time: 10:40 AM - 1:20 PM

Speaker: Neomy Storch, Bruno Vannieu, Bill Perry, Greg Sholdt

The presentations will focus on innovative uses of communication technology within and beyond the classroom, particularly in relation to the improvement of interaction between students.

1. The effects of proficiency grouping and mode of communication on pair interaction
Neomy Storch, Melbourne University, Australia (guest speaker)

2. Using technology to facilitate class management in large-group conversation courses
Bruno Vannieu , Kobe University

3. Using Digital Video to Increase Student Interaction
Bill Perry, Kobe University

4. Enhancing interaction in distance learning: The two-way interactive web-based classroom
Greg Sholdt, Kobe University

Organization: Kobe University (School of Languages and Communication)

Cost: free

Venue: Kobe University, Rokkodai Kodoh

Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan


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