The 42nd TESOL Annual Convention & Exhibit
Electronic Village, Hilton, Gramercy A
New York, New York

Internet Fair Classics 2006

Thursday, and Friday, April 3 and 4, 2:00-3:00  p.m.

Organizers: Christine Bauer-Ramazani & Justin Shewell

For the Web Casts of 4 Sessions from the EV Fair Classics 2008, see
the links below.  To participate, please review the
Web Cast Participation Guide

<http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/TESOL/2008/EV-Fair-Classics/webcast_guide08.htm>

Thursday,  April 3, 2008, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Station

Presenter(s)

Title / URL / Brief description

MAC 1

Rick Rosenberg

Beverly Bickel

Joan Shin

The E-Teacher Program at 4 years: Strategies for Fostering Communities of Practice
http://exchanges.state.gov/education/engteaching/eteacher.htm
The presentation will overview successful practices of the E-Teacher online teacher training program, including face-to-face and online mentoring, support with multimedia, and project work.
 

MAC 2

Christina Cavage

Podcasting and the Culture Box
http://web.mac.com/eslteach1/Site/podcast/podcast.html
This presentation will highlight how a podcast site was created to answer students' questions about American Culture.
 

MAC 3

Mark Offner

How to Use the Internet for Conversation Practice
http://aitech.ac.jp/~offner/homeindex.htm
A presentation of ways to use the Internet for conversation practice for pre-intermediate to advanced students
 

MAC 4

 

 

MAC 5

Dafne Gonzalez
Elizabeth Hanson-Smith
Aiden Yeh
Carla Arena
Moira Hunter
Buthaina al-Othman
Paula Emmert
Dave Winet
Gary Carkin

The Electronic Village Online 2008 Sessions
http://evo08sessionscfp.pbwiki.com/

For six weeks, participants of the annual EVO engage with ESOL experts in collaborative, online discussion sessions or hands-on virtual workshops of professional and scholarly benefit.  This Fair presentation offers a sampling of EVO offerings in Jan-Feb 2008, to include ways to access resources, and invites Fair-goers to think about joining or presenting in next year's EVO.
Note: This session was webcast from the Electronic Village 2:00-2:25 pm US EDT in the Webheads Virtual Office at LearningTimes.org. To access the archived session, click here (note: You need to be registered with LearningTimes (free).
 

MAC 6

Dafne Gonzalez
Elizabeth Hanson-Smith
Aiden Yeh
Carla Arena
Moira Hunter
Buthaina al-Othman
Paula Emmert
Dave Winet
Gary Carkin

The Electronic Village Online 2008 Sessions
http://evo08sessionscfp.pbwiki.com/

For six weeks, participants of the annual EVO engage with ESOL experts in collaborative, online discussion sessions or hands-on virtual workshops of professional and scholarly benefit.  This Fair presentation offers a sampling of EVO offerings in Jan-Feb 2008, to include ways to access resources, and invites Fair-goers to think about joining or presenting in next year's EVO.
Note: This session was webcast from the Electronic Village 2:00-2:25 pm US EDT in the Webheads Virtual Office at LearningTimes.org. To access the archived session, click here (note: You need to be registered with LearningTimes (free).
 

MAC 7

Ye-Kyoung Kim

Electronic Villages around the Internet: Search Engines Referring to the Netizens’ Linguistic Preferences and Socio-cultural References
www.google.com; www.naver.com
This presentation examines, explains, and demonstrates how the netizens around the world develop, use, and participate in the Internet community based on and related to their linguistic, cultural, and class-based preferences. The session will provide TESOLers with references to integrative instructional methodology using the Internet technology.
 

MAC 8

 

  

MAC 9

Tim VanSlyke

From the classroom to the lab and back again: a model for technology integration for lower-level ESL learners
http://newterra.chemeketa.edu/faculty/vanslyt/class2lab/index.htm
This presentation demonstrates a model for integrating technology into low-level ESL classrooms.
 

MAC 10

Brenda Murphy

Ashley Hastings

Seven ways to use Blackboard discussion boards
http://globallanguage.info/tesol2008/classics
We’ll demonstrate some of the varied ways we’ve found to utilize the Discussion Board feature during the eight years we’ve used Blackboard’s course delivery system.
 

PC 1

Andy Bowman 

tDictionary
http://circalab.com/tDictionary.html
The presenter will demonstrate tDictionary, a handy, web-based mini-dictionary. tDictionary can be used on PC and is useful for looking up words while working with any Windows application.
 

PC 2

 Phil Hubbard

An Invitation to CALL: A Mini-Course for CALL Teacher Education
http://www.stanford.edu/~efs/callcourse/
This presentation reviews the website for a short survey course in CALL offered as an optional supplement to an ESL methods class; materials are open and available for others to use.
 

PC 3

 Barry Bakin

Students "Excel" at Small Research Projects and PowerPoint Presentations
http://esl.adultinstruction.org/ResearchProject.htm
Students give oral presentations to their classmates about the results of a real research project they've completed.

PC 4

Isaiah WonHo Yoo
Sogang University (in Seoul, Korea)

 

Using MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) in EFL Settings
http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Foreign-Languages-and-Literatures/index.htm
EFL teachers who need to design university-level advanced classes can download the syllabi and class handouts of the courses offered by English Language Studies at MIT from MIT OpenCourseWare (MIT OCW), super archives for teachers that contain course materials used in almost all MIT's undergraduate and graduate subjects.
 

PC 5

Anna Marie Robinson

Atlantic Waves: An interactive Web Voyage
http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/gsl520_online/students/4AtlanticWaves_files/frame.htm

All aboard.  Experience an interactive WEB VOYAGE to a world of  language learning and cultural awareness.  This multi-skills based lesson plan is part of the Multimedia CALL Lessons and is designed to tap into the curious nature of adventurous learners. 

PC 6

William Boletta

Teaching Business English Online (CANCELLED BY PRESENTER)
http://www.boletta.com/bizeng
An online course in Business English with model conversations, pronunciation and listening exercises, drills on key phrases, and hints for effective cross-cultural communication

PC 7

Jim Bame

Enhancing Instructional Communication with Nicenet.org
http://nicenet.org
The presenter will demonstrate how to set up a site, the various uses of nicenet for graduate courses, pre-university classes and adult education classes, and discuss its advantages and disadvantages.
 

PC 8

Tommy McDonnell

 

Using Track Changes with Microsoft Word to tutor Writing Students

This demonstration shows how Microsoft Word’s Track Changes can be used to create a dialogue to tutor and edit students’ papers.
 

PC 9

Silvio Avendano
(UMBC, Centro Cultural Salvadoreno Americano)
Adriana Val, UMBC

EFL Teachers Integrating Internet Technology
http://userpages.umbc.edu/~savend1/gl/
http://bb6.umbc.edu

Presenters will use visual aids and handouts to illustrate projects that EFL teachers participating in an online course have developed in their home countries.

PC 10

Teresa Almeida d'Eca

CALL Lessons 2005-2007 
http://64.71.48.37/teresadeca/papers/tesol2008/efc08-callblog.htm
Talking about a EUN international award winning curricular blog for 5th-6th graders to learn EFL with a world audience through different Web 2.0 tools and diversified activities
 

 

Friday, April 4, 2008, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
 

Station

Presenter(s)

Title / URL / Brief description

MAC 1

Susan Gaer

 

Email Projects
http://www.otan.us/webfarm/emailproject/email.htm
This site archives and develops collaborative projects for the Internet.

MAC 2

Timothy R. Healy
 

Teaching ESL writing through website publishing  (CANCELLED BY PRESENTER)
http://myhome.spu.edu/healyt/
The purpose of this presentation is to display self-published websites featuring student texts and photographs, to describe the processes and functions of their creation that promote learning, and to suggest meaningful purposes for their use.

MAC 3

Leslie Opp-Beckman A professional development videoconferencing series for EFL educators in Thailand
http://thaiuo.uoregon.edu/
Faculty and staff from University of Oregon's American English Institute and Media Services are proud to work in partnership with the Public Affairs Office of the US Embassy in Bangkok, the Royal Thai Distance Learning Foundation, the Thai Ministry of Education, colleagues at Chulalongkorn University, and colleagues from ThaiTESOL on this innovative and exciting project.

MAC 4

   

MAC 5

Dafne Gonzalez
Aiden Yeh
Carla Arena
Moira Hunter
Teresa Almeida d'Eša
The Electronic Village Online 2008 Sessions
http://evo08sessionscfp.pbwiki.com/
For six weeks, participants of the annual EVO engage with ESOL experts in collaborative, online discussion sessions or hands-on virtual workshops of professional and scholarly benefit.  This Fair presentation offers a sampling of EVO offerings in Jan-Feb 2008, to include ways to access resources, and invites Fair-goers to think about joining or presenting in next year's EVO.
Note: This session was webcast from the Electronic Village 2:30-2:55 pm US EDT in the Webheads Virtual Office at LearningTimes.org. To access the archived session, click here (note: You need to be registered with LearningTimes (free).
 

MAC 6

Dafne Gonzalez
Aiden Yeh
Carla Arena
Moira Hunter
Teresa Almeida d'Eša
The Electronic Village Online 2008 Sessions
http://evo08sessionscfp.pbwiki.com/
For six weeks, participants of the annual EVO engage with ESOL experts in collaborative, online discussion sessions or hands-on virtual workshops of professional and scholarly benefit.  This Fair presentation offers a sampling of EVO offerings in Jan-Feb 2008, to include ways to access resources, and invites Fair-goers to think about joining or presenting in next year's EVO.

MAC 7

   

MAC 8

Tom Leverett
Weblog portfolios in an intensive English program
http://www.siu.edu/~cesl/teachers/pd/wp.html
This presentation will show how higher-level writing students can present work from essays to research papers and abstracts, formatted and linked, on their own weblogs.

MAC 9

   
MAC 10

Lance Askildson
 

Hyperglossing Text and Multimedia: Engaging L2 Learners in Reading via Technology
http://askildson.com/reading1a.html
This presentation introduces the pedagogical applications of hyperglossing to improve L2 reading engagement and development.
 (CANCELLED BY PRESENTER)

PC 1

Lyra Riabov Technology for ESL Speaking and Culture Studies Activities and Projects
http://acadweb.snhu.edu/riabov_lyra/TESOL%202008%20EV%20Fairs%20Classics.htm
This presentation demonstrates how Professor Lyra Riabov Web-based Blackboard, her class website, and MS Power Point make student learning more effective in  Advanced ESL Oral Communication and Comparative Culture Study classes at the Southern New Hampshire University, the Institute for Language Education.
Authoring materials used: Microsoft FrontPage 2000, 2003, PowerPoint, MS Word, Blackboard

PC 2

Jacqueline Benevento

Karen Jogan

 

Organizing and Sharing Web Resources with Your Class
A web resource activity to share with peers web resources they had found, with their comments about them
http://faculty.albright.edu/kjogan/links.htm

PC 3

David Winet Text to Speech for ESL Learners
http://www.neurospeech.com
Learn how text-to-speech can help your students improve their listening, reading, vocabulary and pronunciation skills.

PC 4

   

PC 5

Silvio Avendano
(UMBC, Centro Cultural Salvadoreno Americano)
Adriana Val, UMBC
Creating Spaces for Collaboration through the Internet 
http://userpages.umbc.edu/~savend1/gl/
Creative collaborations between teachers, government agencies, Ministries of Education, universities, and school-based supervisors are making possible the development and delivery of online courses for teachers from diverse regions of the world. Topics to be addressed in this session include lessons learned and exemplary stories about how collaborations supported students, instructors and administrators. Challenges and issues of collaboration across distance, cultures, and variable technologies will be shared along with suggested approaches. Presenters will share curriculum materials, course design parameters, project and course evaluations, and handouts with samples of student, teacher, and administrative collaborative projects.

PC 6

   

PC 7

Silvia Spence Identifying the role of webquests in the curriculum through an action research project
http://silviaspence.tripod.com/
The value of using webquests as preparation for student online research is explored in this presentation as participants share in the action research project investigating the possible correlation between the course objectives and the skills applied in the webquest activities.
Note: This session was webcast from the Electronic Village 2:30-2:55 pm US EDT in the Webheads Virtual Office at LearningTimes.org. To access the archived session, click here (note: You need to be registered with LearningTimes (free).

PC 8

   

PC 9

Mary Diaz

 

Instructional Applications of Tablet PC Technology
Tablet PC "inking" technology offers unique applications for teaching using MS Word, Windows Journal, and One Note.

PC 10

Marti Sevier The Compleat Lexical Tutor is Never Compleat
Tom Cobb continues to update and embellish the Compleat Lexical Tutor: I will demonstrate two applications which will be of great interest to ESL instructors: the Familizer and Key Words.
www.lextutor.ca

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