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Free Webinars on Online Tools for ESL

Posted on 05/03/2010

WPLRC

The Workplace Learning Resource Centers of the Community Colleges are offering a couple of free webinars. The presenter is Marsha Chan, ESL and technology instructor, author and industry expert. Ms. Chan has worked with non-credit as well as credit ESL students, and is currently the secretary of the Technology-Enhanced Language Learning Interest Group of CATESOL.

Voxopop for Speaking, Pronunciation and Listening
Students develop their speaking, pronunciation and listening skills by sharing their voices in Voxopop, a free online discussion site. Join Marsha Chan, leading ESL instructor, author and communications expert, as she demonstrates teaching and learning oral skills in a global online community. She'll share student's recordings, pedagogy, lesson plans, process, follow-up activities, and lead participants in using the tool.

Thursday, May 6, 2010
2:00 - 3:00 PM

Using YouTube to Engage Learners and Enhance Learning
Our students are more technology savvy then ever before. Therefore finding ways to reach them through their preferred media outlets is critical. YouTube provides faculty with a wealth of content choices, ranging from music videos, movies, television shows and other online resources that can be integrated into traditional lessons to engage students and enhance learning. Join Marsha Chan as she provides a brief overview of YouTube, shares her experiences and provides you with tips and ideas for how you can use YouTube in your classroom.

Friday, May 21, 2010
2:00 - 3:00 PM

Register Online, and for questions contact info@wplrc.org