Scolarships IATEFL Manchester
11-14 April 2015
IATEFL scholarships for the conference in Manchester 2015 are now live online.
The LTSIG is are offering two scholarships for IATEFL 2015: a Travel Scholarship, and the Diana Eastment (DE) Scholarship.
Visit the Scholarships menu for more information.
Please note that this year there is a new earlier application deadline, July 24th 2014.
LT - Spring 2014
The latest issue of our newsletter, LT, is now available for LTSIG members to download.
This marks the 30th Anniversary of the LTSIG and features a selection of articles from the last three decades, covering a wide range of topics. This provides an opportunity to look back and reflect on the evolution of learning technology during this period. While the development has been rapid, many of the concerns of the past are just as important today.
Members need to be registered and logged in to access the Members menu.
Enrich your storytelling with sound effects with Dinçer Demir (Turkey)
Words change in different languages but what about sounds? No, they don’t… That provides us great opportunities to collaborate language learning and sound effects.
Click here for more information.
If you are a member of the LTSIG you can view a recording of the session. Log in through the Members menu and then select 'Events Archive' from the Members menu.
Gaming and Gamification - a Win-win for Language Learning
Gaming, gamification, serious games, game-play and language games - all sounds fun! Yet, how effective is this to enhance language learning? This one-day web conference considered different approaches designed to foster engagement.
Invited guest speakers included Deborah Healey, Graham Stanley, Karenne Sylvester, Dawn Bikowski, Jeff Kuhn, Julie Sykes and others.
For a full program and recordings of the sessions please click here
We had a full and varied selection of presentations for our successful SIG day at the recent conference in Harrogate. These presentations were recorded on video and are now available to LTSIG members. Log in to the site and then choose Events Archive from the Members menu.
We have made one of the presentations public, to give non-members a taste of the event. To see more, you need to join the SIG.
Cecilia Cicolini: Strategies for effective online teaching and learning
IATEFL LTSIG Travel Scholarship winner
Live online classes pose unique challenges to teachers who are not used to this new environment. Therefore, a new set of skills and techniques need to be developed. We will examine these challenges and the strategies which we can use in order to succeed in the live online learning environment.