Technology Enhanced Language Learning Interest Group at CATESOL 2011

INTEREST GROUP NETWORKING AND BUSINESS MEETINGS
Friday, April 8, 5:00 5:45 pm Convention Center 102C
Branka Marceta, TELL-IG Coordinator
Most CATESOL members are also members of at least one CATESOL interest group. All CATESOL members are encouraged to attend one of the annual networking and business meetings. It’s an opportunity to find out more
about the various interest groups and network with likeminded colleagues.

INTEREST GROUP FEATURED SESSIONS: USING TECHNOLOGY FOR THE ART AND PASSION OF LANGUAGE TEACHING 

(wiki page with summaries and handouts)

Friday, April 8, 4:00 – 4:45 pm Convention Center 102C
Branka Marceta, TELL-IG Coordinator; OTAN
Barry Bakin, LAUSD Division of Adult and Career Educations
Cindy Wislofsky, San Diego Community College District Continuing Education
David Sconduto, Glendale Community College

A panel of ESOL teachers will present information about integrating technology in language learning in the classroom and beyond. Topics covered will include using wikis to build a collaborative website with students from another school or country using Google Docs to create worksheet.

INTEREST GROUP FEATURED SESSIONS: TECHNOLOGY MINI-PRESENATIONS
Friday, April 8, 10:00 – 11:30 pm Convention Center 101B

  • Writing Your Way with Google Docs, Alexandros Bantis, Miguel Contreras Learning Complex
  • Getting Started with Moodle Course Management Software, Jee-Eun Oh, UC Irvine
  • Text-to-Speech Technology as an ESL Writing Tool, Cole Schober, University of Oregon
  • Creating Interactive Tutorials with Keynote or PowerPoint, Marla Yoshida, UC Irvine

Saturday, April 9, 9:00 – 9:45 pm Convention Center 101B

  • Facebook: It’s Not All Evil. Use theGroup Feature! Grace Hur, Biola University
  • Share Student Work Online, Eli Clarke, MiraCosta College
  • Wordsift: Visualizing Text, Dana Saito-Stehberger, UC Irvine; Alliant International University

Saturday, April 9, 4:15 – 5:00 pm Convention Center 101B

  • A Little Tech Know-How Goes a Long Way, Julian Elias, CSU, Sacramento
  • Teaching with Twitter, Sonja Lind, UC Irvine
  • Using Social Media to Develop an Autonomous Learning Environment, SoHee Kim, San Francisco State
  • University

NEWCOMERS’ WELCOME AND ORIENTATION

Friday, April 8, 7:00 – 7:45 am Hyatt Seaview C
Host: Lynne Diaz-Rico, CATESOL President

Saturday, April 9, 7:00 – 7:45 am Hyatt Seaview C
Host: Belinda Braunstein, CATESOL Past President

Is this your first CATESOL annual conference? Come for an informal welcome and explanation of how to make the most of the conference. Learn what interest groups are and how to follow strands. Hear suggestions from experienced conference goers and meet other newcomers. You bring the questions, and we’ll bring the coffee!

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teaching ESL in California and working to promote effective technology integration in adult education at a family literacy level
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