Annual Conference 2013: Riding the Waves of Success

TELL-IG members will have many opportunities to share and learn from each other in this much anticipated first fall annual conference.  It’ll be exciting to hear what we have been up to over the last 18 months.

Here’s a list of all TELL-IG related presentations:

More presentations are featured on the Conference Web site.

Technology-Enhanced Language Learning Interest Group featured session will be:
Using Mobile Devices with Students
Susan Gaer (Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education)
Saturday 3:45-5:45, Dover

All your students have them, so let’s learn ways of using them. Mobile devices, such as cellphones, smartphones and tablets are carried in everyone’s pockets. In this session, you will learn how to use these devices for both in classroom and out of classroom learning. Learn ways of engaging students in the learning process. Bring your own mobile devices or share one in the room to find out how you can easily incorporate these devices in your classroom.

Another featured session will be:
Engage Students in Grammar Instruction with Technology Tools
Kristi Reyes, MiraCosta College
Friday 11:00-12:00, Sunset

ESL teachers have a plethora of technology options, from hardware and software to Web-based resources, for use at all stages of a grammar lesson. Actively participate using free, on-line tech integration possibilities, designed by the presenter, that engage students and assist them to retain what they learn.

Sunday morning 3-hour workshop will be:
Technology and ESL: Promising Practices and New Directions
Branka Marceta, OTAN Coordinator of Technology Projects (one 3-hour block)

The Outreach and Technical Assistance Network (OTAN), a California adult education project, explores what technology can do for adult education learners, ESL included. Hear about promising practices, frameworks and mandates regarding the role of technology in the future of education, and learn how to apply new concepts to classroom and distance instruction. Join the discussion about effective integration of content, pedagogy/andragogy, and technology in preparing ESL learners for twenty-first century skills.


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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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