Web Cast Participation Guide for TESOL 2008 -- Electronic Village (EV) Fair Classics

Connect with presenters at the Electronic Village at the 42nd Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibit (TESOL 2008), April 2-5, 2008 in New York, New York, USA. If you cannot be there in person, join the Convention goers virtually. The CALL Interest Section has organized 4 presentations to be web cast from the Electronic Village in New York City.  You can see the presenters via Web cam, listen to the presentations, and ask questions via text or voice chat. Click the link below to see the schedule of web cast presentations.

EV Fair Classics 2008 and Web Cast Schedule


Date/Time of the Web Casts
April 3 & 4,  2:00-3:00 pm U.S. EDT

To see the time for the Web casts in your area, click the link to the WorldClock

Location of the Web Casts
Webheads Virtual Office at LearningTimes.org

Instructions for Participation

Before the web cast:  To enter the Webheads Virtual Office at LearningTimes.org, you will need to register (free) with LearningTimes.

How to join LearningTimes.org & enter the Webheads Virtual Office . . .

  • Please follow these 11 Simple Steps illustrated through screen shots published on Flickr.

How to use the Elluminate Live! chat room . . .
Very important for first-time users:


Additional Resources:



.Participating in the web cast:
  1. Be sure to join the session 5 - 10 minutes prior to the start.
  2. Set your Connection Speed to the Internet.
  3. Use the Audio Setup Wizard to test out your microphone and speakers.
  4. Follow and participate in the text chat on the left at any time--raise questions or post comments.
  5. Listen to the presenter(s) and adjust the volume as needed by using the slider.
  6. To speak, press the microphone icon.
  7. Release the microphone when finished by pressing it again.
  8. Use Direct Messaging to send messages to other participants.
  9. Remember that running other applications on your computer (such as an Internet browser) can slow your connection to Elluminate Live!


  • Sometimes you are prevented from connecting to an Elluminate Live! server to authenticate and join a session. This may be caused by a firewall/proxy or lost Internet connection.

Web Cast Organizer--EV Fair Classics: Christine Bauer-Ramazani
Last updated: 01/02/2014