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Elluminate Fire and Ice ESL! An all-inclusive blended learning experience to learn English at a distance



Online Presentation

Thu 22 April 2010, 4pm GMT



Elluminate, Inc., the world’s leading provider of virtual classroom technology, has created an engaging and fun opportunity to learn English as Second Language. The Fire and Ice ESL! program targets primary and secondary school teachers and connects them to certified and native English instructors using the power of the…

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European Union language projects - resources for you; how to get involved

Thu 22 April 2010 10am GMT

The European Union Lifelong Learning Programme funds a huge programme of education projects every year, but what projects are being funded and how can you get involved?…



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Exploiting rich media web based content for receptive skills work

Nik Peachey

Online Workshop

Thu 22 April 2010 10am GMT



Exploiting a variety of rich media web based content raises a number of issues and challenges for teachers. However it is essential that we face these challenges in order to develop our students' digital literacies and their ability cope with and assimilate information from a number of web based sources.



This session will look at how teachers can quickly create web based receptive skills tasks…

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Image and Text in Second Life: Une littératie en devenir/ The Becoming of Literacy

Thu 22 April 2010, 9:30am GMT

In this book review prior to publishing, Ylva takes the participants through a fascinating journey of using images in Second Life. She presents the results of her indepth phd studies.

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Pecha Kucha Night @ Virtual Round Table conference



Pecha Kucha

Fri 13 November 2009, 9:30pm GMT

A Pecha Kucha is a speedy presentation technique which originated 2003 in Japan and has since taken on a world-tour and todate Pecha Kucha nights are taking place regularily in 250+ cities around the world. What is still relatively new though is to hold Pecha Kuchas live online in a virtual classroom. Kudos to all presenters who had the courage to do so and you will agree,…

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PANEL DISCUSSION: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana



Panel discussion

Fri 13 November 2009, 7pm GMT



Closing panel with 4 panelists who combine a total of more than a century of experience in language learning with technology.



Panelists (in alphabetical order):

Graham Davies

Ton Koenraad

Duane Sider

Vance Stevens…

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LiVE Learning in a Virtual Environment

Online presentation

Fri 13 November 2009, 5pm

LiVE is an acronym for Learning in a Virtual Environment. It is a role-playing game designed to teach English as the player progresses through - and learns about – Sydney, Australia. It works as a tool for ESL facilitators worldwide, by promoting independent learning through the use of a storyline, supported by wikis and…

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LinguaTV





Online presentation

Fri 13 November 2009, 4pm GMT



"Learn languages with online videos"

* practical and realistic

* user-friendly and entertaining

* multimedia and interactive

* flexible and personalized

* effective and affordable…



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VOICEbook - collaborative L2 listening





Online Presentation

Fri 13 November 2009, 11:20am GMT



Half a million people in the world now understand English better thanks to VOICEbooks, one of the best-selling multimedia language-learning applications of all time.



The VOICEbook Player is a media player…

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Using English360 to Create Personalized Web-enhanced Learning



Online Presentation

Fri 13 November 2009, 10:30am GMT



Using English360 to create Personalized web-enhanced learning - free authoring tools for learner-centred Business English teaching.





Valentina Dodge…





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DaF Community (German presentation with English translation)

Online Presentation

Fri 13 November 2009, 10am GMT



Lernen Sie die, seit über 3 Jahren aktive DaF Community kennen. Sie besteht aus DaF-Lehrenden aus ganz Europa und darüber hinaus und trifft sich um:

  • Erfahrungen auszutauschen
  • selbst Erfahrungen für den…
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PANEL DISCUSSION: "Learning is a trasure that will follow its owner everywhere." - Chinese Proverb



Panel discussion

Fri 13 November 2009, 7am GMT



This panel is all about Twitter



Panelists (in alphabetical order):

Burcu Akyol, Turkey

Graham Stanley, British Council

Karenne Sylvester, Kalinago English

Shelly Terrell, Teacher Reboot Camp

Peter Travis, flo-joe.co.uk

Moderation: Holly Longstroth…





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PANEL DISCUSSION "Technology will not replace teachers but teachers who use technology will probably replace teachers who do not"- Ray Clifford

Thu 12 November 2009, 7pm GMT (World Time)

RECORDING: https://admin.emea.acrobat.com/_a789908106/p96025464/

Panelists (in alphabetical order):

Gavin Dudeney, The…

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PANEL DISCUSSION "Technology will not replace teachers but teachers who use technology will probably replace teachers who do not"- Ray Clifford

Round Table

Panel Discussion

Thu 12 November 2009, 7pm GMT



Panelists (in alphabetical order):

Gavin Dudeney, The Consultants-E

Heike Philp, LANCELOT School GmbH

Pete Sharma, Pete Sharma Associates

Shaun Wilden, IH World

Moderation: Marina Petrovic…

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Phase-6 Guaranteed long-term retention



Online presentation

Thu 12 November 2009, 5pm GMT



Phase-6, an ingenious vocabulary trainer. Guaranteed long-term retention.





Lars Gyorvari…
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PANEL DISCUSSION: "The best way to predict the future is to invent it."- Theodore Hook



Panel Discussion

Thu 12 November 2009,2pm GMT



This panel brings together those who have done exactly that, namely they have invented the future.



Panelists (in alphabetical order):

Stefan Booy, Myngle

Gary Motteram, University of Manchester

Shiv Rajetan, LanguageLab

Duane Sider, Rosetta Stone

Moderation Valentina Dodge, English 360…



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Oxford English Testing







Online Presentation

Thu 12 November 11:30am GMT



Oxford English Testing offers resources which will unlock your teaching time and make testing quick and easy at the same time.

You can do the following tasks online:


  • Assign placement and…
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AVALON Presentation and Tour of the AVALON Learning Isle in Second Life







Presentation and Tour at the 1st Virtual Round Table Conference

Thu 12 November 2009, 10:45am GMT



AVALON is a 2-year funded project aimed at exploring language learning in virtual worlds with one of the results of the project being scenarios for teaching and learning a language as well as a training course for language…

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Language Learning Quests on the virtual British Council Isle in Second Life







Second Life Tour

Thu 12 November 2009, 10am GMT



After meeting at the Arrivals area to the British Council Isle the group splits into groups and participants can try one of three Language Learning Quests (Shakespeare Quest, Merlin Quest or Robin Hood Quest).…



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digital publishing AG





Online Presentation

Thu 12 November 2009, 9:30am GMT



Founded in 1994, digital publishing is a pioneer in computer-based language training. The company provides award winning corporate language training services that help to improve the business communication skills of a global workforce. Over 500 corporate clients and 5 million students…

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  • Centre for English Language & Training
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  • Exam English

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