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CALL-IS Web Cast Session Schedule 2011

CALL Interest Section: Electronic Village
Web Cast Session Schedule for TESOL 2011
Technology Showcase | EV Fair Classics | EV Fairs | Web Cast Participation Guide

Connect with presenters at the Electronic Village at the 45th Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibit (TESOL 2011), March 16-19 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. If you cannot be there in person, join the Convention goers virtually. The CALL Interest Section has organized several presentations to be web cast from the Electronic Village in New Orleans. You can see and listen to the presentations and submit questions via text or voice chat.

EV Fairs

Thursday
9:00 - 9:25 AM
9:25 - 9:50 AM (Encore)

"Internet4YoungLearners" (EVO Session)

Presented by: Sandra Annette Rogers and Hana Prashker

Handout: https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1Yc0jEVxe97JDH7cgcSKTi_7MKf83bCYRq7ljaGQoark

Room: http://uccs.adobeconnect.com/evo/

EV Fair Classics

Friday
2:00 - 2:25 PM

"Shaping the way we teach English: Best practices around the world"

Presented by: Leslie Opp-Beckman

Room: http://uccs.adobeconnect.com/opp-beckman/
Friday
2:30 - 2:55 PM

"Student projects using Nicenet.org"

Presented by: Jim Bame

Room: http://uccs.adobeconnect.com/bame/
Friday
2:00 - 2:25 PM

"Language Learning and Community Building in Second Life" (EVO Session)

Presented by: Dennis Newson, Dr. Kalyan Chattopadhyay, Nahir Aparicio, Mary Pinto, Carol Rainbow, Heike Philip

Handout: https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=11YwBGrUdKccqO3cwbUhMSbYed5gVXmGPhu77dxjKxo0

Room: http://uccs.adobeconnect.com/evo/
Friday
2:30 - 2:55 PM

"Reflection and Practice on the Integration of Virtual and Physical English Classrooms" (EVO Session)

Presented by: Marcela Jaramillo Restrepo and Malcolm Peñaranda Yañez

Room: http://uccs.adobeconnect.com/evo/

Technology Showcase Schedule
Sessions to be web cast in YELLOW

Time Thursday, March 17 Friday, March 18 Saturday, March 19
8:00 AM  

CALL IS Planning Meeting #1

(8:00 - 9:00 AM)

 
   
   
   
9:00 AM      
     
     
     
10:00 AM

 

 

 

Mobile Apps for Education

(10:00 - 11:45 AM)

InterSection
Elementary Ed IS / CALL IS

(10:00 - 11:45 AM)

"Technology in ESOL Classrooms and Preparing Teachers for Successful Integration"

Presenters:
Christel Broady
Karen Kuhel
Ellen Dougherty
Margaret McKenzie
Stacey Abbott
Sandra Rogers
Ben Fabie

 

Recording: http://bit.ly/eM2Ys8

InterSection
CALL IS / Higher Education IS

(10:00 - 11:45 AM)

"Building Effective Intercultural Communication in Online Courses"

Presenters:
Dawn Bikowski
Debbie East
Sandy Wagner
Geoff Lawrence

Recording: http://bit.ly/eJtMeA

11:00 AM
     
12:00 PM    

CALL IS Planning Meeting #2

(12:00 - 1:00 PM)

   
   
   
1:00 PM

CALL for Newcomers
Introduction

(1:00 - 1:45 PM)

Academic Session
(CALL IS)
Part 1

(1:00 - 2:20 PM)

"Teacher Training for Web 2.0 and Beyond"

Presenters:
Philip Hubbard
Paige Ware
Christine Bauer-Ramazani
Greg Kessler

Room: http://bitly.com/webheadsroom
Web Cast Participation Guide

 
 
 
   
2:00 PM  

InterSection
Materials Writers IS / CALL IS

(2:00 - 3:45 PM)

"Challenges and Opportunities in Designing New Multimedia ELT Materials"

Presenters:
Randall Davis
Jennifer Lebedev
Maggie Sokolik
Sarah Worthington

 

Room: http://bitly.com/webheadsroom
Web Cast Participation Guide

   
 

Academic Session
(CALL IS)
Part 2

(2:30 - 3:45 PM)

"Teacher Training for Web 2.0 and Beyond"

Presenters:
Philip Hubbard
Paige Ware
Christine Bauer-Ramazani
Greg Kessler

Room: http://bitly.com/webheadsroom
Web Cast Participation Guide

 
3:00 PM

Developer's Showcase

(3:00 - 4:45 PM)

   
4:00 PM  

Technology Showcase Closed

 
 
   
5:00 PM    
   
   
   
6:00 PM    

CALL IS Open Meeting

(6:15 - 7:15 PM)

Room: http://bitly.com/webheadsroom
Web Cast Participation Guide

 
 
 
7:00 PM  
   
   
   

Web Cast Participation Guide

Technology Showcase (Elluminate!) EV Fair Classics & EV Fairs (Adobe Connect)

Before the Web Cast:



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

Critical steps for 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 and computer platform (PC or MAC).
  3. CRITICAL: 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. CRITICAL: To speak, press the microphone icon.
  7. CRITICAL: Release the microphone when finished by pressing it again.
Troubleshooting:

Before the Web Cast:
Make sure you can enter the Adobe Connect room by doing the following:

  1. Click on the link for the Webcast Room (under the title of the presentation)
  2. Enter the room as a guest (Type your name in the box and click "Enter")
  3. Install the Adobe Connect Plug-in (if not already installed)
  4. For further help, view the video from Adobe or download their visual quickstart guide.

Critical steps for participating in the Web Cast:

  • Be sure to join the session 5 - 10 minutes prior to the start.
  • CRITICAL: After entering the Adobe Connect room, set up your speakers and microphone by doing the following:
    1. Click "Meeting" (at the top left of the Adobe Connect window)
    2. Click "Manage My Settings"
    3. Click "Audio Setup Wizard"
    4. Click "Next"
    5. Click "Test" to test the speaker output
    6. Click "Next"
    7. Choose your microphone from the list
    8. NOTE: If Adobe Connect asks permission to use your microphone and/or web camera, click "Allow"
    9. Click "Next"
    10. Click "Record" and speak into your microphone for a few moments
    11. Click the play button to check your recording
    12. If everything is working well, click "Next"
    13. NOTE: A microphone is NOT required to participate in the webcast. You may ask question via text chat.
    14. Click "Test Silence" to check the amount of background noise around you
    15. Click "Next"
    16. Click "Finish"
  • For best results, after entering the Adobe Connect room, set your connection speed by doing the following:
    1. Click "Meeting" (at the top left of the Adobe Connect window)
    2. Click "Manage My Settings"
    3. Click "My Connection Speed"
    4. Choose your connection speed from the list
    5. NOTE: If you are not sure what speed your connection is, leave what Adobe Connect has already chosen.
  • Follow and participate in the text chat on the left at any time--raise questions or post comments.
  • Listen to the presenter(s) and adjust the volume as needed by using the slider.
  • CRITICAL: To raise a question, use the "raise hand" button (bottom-left of the Adobe Connect window).
  • CRITICAL: To speak (when acknowledged by the moderator), press AND HOLD the "Talk" button.
  • CRITICAL: When finished speaking, release the "Talk" button.
Troubleshooting:

The CALL-IS and the Electronic Village would like to thank the Webheads, Elluminate, and UCCS for their support in providing these webcasts!