At the TESOL conference 2015 in Toronto, I participated in a panel presentation exploring technology-mediated language teaching and learning. I presented on a survey research I conducted on the instructors’ roles and challenges in a technology-mediated environment.Read more "TESOL 2015 Presentation"
The Flexible Language Acquisition (FLAX) project, funded by the Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Fund, features a set of open source tools with which instructors can create learning activities. For instance, instructors can upload an open source lecture with a transcript, such as from TED talks and create practice exercises including frequency word lists […]Read more "What is FLAX Flexible Language Acquisition Software?"
What are digital literacies? In his “What is digital literacy? A pragmatic investigation” (2011), Belshaw’s analyzes different dimensions of digital literacy. This includes the ability to comprehend information presented in a variety of digital environments, to create and remix content, to communicate appropriately in digital contexts, to develop more confidence and comfort in online participation, […]Read more "Incorporating digital literacies into an EAP curriculum Part 1 – What and Why?"
One thing you can do to make your Moodle course more social is by adding a Twitter List. Twitter lists consist of the posts or tweets by a group of Twitter users that you have selected for your students. In other words, the twitter list is a curated list of posts. For instance, in my […]Read more "How to make your Moodle more social with a Twitter List"