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Something Old, Something New: Dealing with the challenge of new digital tools
Do new digital tools challenge who we are or what we do as language teachers? This session draws on theory, practice and recent research in CALL to explore some of the realities of keeping pace with new tool and software ...
Asking the right questions : developing the knowledge base of in-service teachers
What does that mean for teacher learning? What do teachers need to know about new tools? What does teacher knowledge consist of?
Connecting 'across the ditch' and beyond!
Take charge of your own professional development. By using the Internet, you can decide when, where and how to keep up-to-date with all the latest developments in teaching ESOL or community languages. This workshop will ...
Learning and assessing for future imagined communities: Academic writing texts within portfolios
(Tertiary Writing Network, 2010-12)
How can first year, tertiary-level EAL academic writing programmes for adult learners use both portfolio assessment and emerging understandings about the importance of discourse community and imagined communities to target ...
Talk it up? Do language and learning advisors have a role in the development of spoken ‘literacy’?
(Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa New Zealand, 2008)
To judge from recent collections of conference proceedings, language and learning advisors focus primarily on development of student writing and study skills. This paper considers the need for a greater emphasis on spoken ...
It takes two: Sharing language skills and cultural insights with EAL students preparing for work placements
This paper reports on collaboration between a Learning Development lecturer and a Nursing lecturer working with English as an additional language (EAL) nursing students. We set up voluntary sessions, with the aim of helping ...
Mentoring in language and culture on-line
A mentor can 'stimulate the construction of the student's autonomy' (Freire 1998), empower people to think more positively about themselves and increase their network of contacts (McKenzie 1995, Jeruchin and Shapiro 1992). ...