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Developing Online Teaching Skills

Training kit
Many language teachers want to use up-to-date technology in their teaching but often do not have the time or resources for the necessary training. This training kit presents bite-size activities for ten popular tools that even the busiest language professional can fit into their schedule. Working through training units which can be completed in around 30 minutes, teachers will get to know the uses and pedagogic benefits of online tools and learn how to integrate them into their language classes.
On the workspace users can join a community of language professionals and online teaching experts to watch video clips of experts explaining their use of tools and discuss different experiences and needs. They can also create their own training activities, upload materials for others to use, and translate the existing activities into various languages.

Who is it for?

  • Teachers
  • Trainee teachers
  • Teacher educators

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Project team

Ursula Stickler (Coordinator)
The Open University
United Kingdom

Martina Emke
VHS Ostkreis Hannover

Pauline Ernest
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Mateusz Milan Stanojevic
University of Zagreb

Regine Hampel
The Open University
United Kingdom

Joseph Hopkins
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Tita Beaven
The Open University
United Kingdom

Aline Germain-Rutherford
University of Ottowa



These are the results from a project of the European Centre for Modern Languages within its "Empowering Language Professionals" programme 2008-2011.

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