Delighted that Digital Innovations and Research in Language Learning (IATEFL / LT SIG) is imminent. Within its hallowed pages nestles my contribution - the chapter entitled: Virtual Reality in English Language Teaching. The chapter explores the potential uses of Virtual Reality using HMDs (head-mounted displays) in language teaching. It focuses on low, mid and high-end … Continue reading Chapter: VR in ELT
Do you have to choose a suitable vocabulary app for your students? Select digital materials? Recommend a learning platform for your school? Formally or informally, many teachers and academic managers select and evaluate digital learning materials. On what basis? On what criteria do we base our assessments of learning material, whether created by the teacher, … Continue reading Evaluating Digital Materials
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Would you like to learn more about one of the most exciting areas in language teaching? Why not visit our Courses page where we have just launched a new lesson on Augmented Reality. The lesson is currently free and we are happy to receive feedback. It will take about an hour, and involves making an … Continue reading New online lesson on Augmented Reality launched
HUGE thanks to Wayne Trotman, reviewer extraordinaire' for his recent review just published in the EL Gazette Blending in Wayne Trotman reviews a book outlining a sensible approach to blended or ‘flipped’ learning EXTRACTS: "Implementing a BL course requires a framework and a platform, and the two chapters covering this area are perhaps the most … Continue reading Review of Best Practices for Blended Learning
Delighted to say that Barney and I presented our latest book in Brighton at the IATEFL conference earlier this month. If you would like a .pdf version of the PPT presentation, click here: IATEFL presentation_lite To download the Handout, click here: IATEFL Handout To download a one-page list of the References: IATEFL - References If … Continue reading ‘Best Practices for Blended Learning’ launched at IATEFL, Brighton
The IATEFL LT-SIG pre-conference event is full! I'm really delighted to join Shaun Wilden in opening (and closing) the day. Focussing on Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), it promises to be a fantastic event! Here’s the line-up: The potential for VR and AR in the language classroom – Sarah Rogerson Gaining a new … Continue reading Augmented reality and Virtual Reality: Pre-conference event in Brighton
Wednesday 11th April - Barney Barrett and Pete Sharma present their new book at IATEFL, Brighton
It was a REAL pleasure to come over to the UES ELT Fest - 'magic' in fact. Thanks SO much for the invitation and opportunity. Here is the 6-page .pdf Handout - of my power point Presentation-lite Thanks to Ozge (Terakki schools, Istanbul) for sharing a website which she has used to create Flashcards: www.cram.com Particularly … Continue reading UES ELT Fest – Antaliya – Pete’s PPT and online flashcard site
It's been a great experience coming over to Madrid for this Academic Day! Here's the PowerPoint as a .pdf talk Here are the References References Thanks to everyone who attended the event!