Cast Participation Guide for TESOL 2007
Electronic Village (EV) Fair Classics
Connect with the
Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibit (TESOL 2007),
March 21-24, 2007 in Seattle, Washington, USA. If you cannot be there in
person, join the Convention goers virtually. For the first time, the CALL
Interest Section has organized 6 presentations to be
web cast from the Electronic Village in Seattle. You will be able to
hear CALL experts
Susan Gaer, Andy Bowman, and
present their web projects. By clicking on the links to their
presentations, you can listen to the presenter, and also participate in a
If you have a
microphone and headset/speakers, you
will be able to ask questions of the presenters directly.
Please click the link below to see the schedule of
web cast presentations.
the web cast:
- Connect your microphone and
headset/speakers. Important: Exit all other
voice-enabled programs prior to entering the Web cast.
- Go to the Alado.net/Webheads room
- To check your connection settings
and download the necessary software (Java), click on and follow
the instructions in Speedtest. Return to the Home page.
- In the top left corner, click on
Log in and read/follow the information, especially if this
is your first visit to Alado.net.
- At the bottom of the Log-in page,
enter your name in the window provided. No password is
- Click Enter and allow the
plug-in to be installed. This takes a few seconds.
Participating in the web cast:
- Follow and participate in the text
chat on the left at any time. When someone is typing, a
green (ab) balloon
will appear next to the person's name.
- Listen to the presenter(s) and
adjust the volume as needed by using the slider.
- To speak, press the
microphone icon. A blue speech balloon will appear next to the
- Release the microphone when
finished by pressing it again.
- If more than one person wants to
speak, the blue speech balloons will indicate the numerical order
or the speakers.
It is strongly suggested
that you also read and follow the Log-in Instructions (top
left corner on the Home page,
We are looking forward to your participation during
The Web Cast Host Andrew Pincon (www.alado.net)
Web Cast/EV Fair Classics Organizer
We thank TESOL, the
CALL-IS, and the Electronic Village team for their on-site assistance with these events.