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More editions requested of ErasmusPlus course on technology and dialogue in the classroom

on Sat, 01/23/2016 - 22:12

So requested TELLConsult is now also offering fully f2f editions of the blended version of its ErasmusPlus course 'Using interactive classroom technologies to promote dialogic teaching and learning' 

The course is the result of collaboration between the partners of the Cambridge University project 'Using the IWB to Support Classroom Dialogue' and the EU project iTILT.

Various course materials therefore are based on project results such as "Developing interactive teaching and learning using the IWB: a resource for teachers." Hennessy, Warwick, Brown, Rawlins & Neale (2014). Open University

iTILT multiplier event in NICE

on Fri, 01/15/2016 - 00:25

The NICE partner team, led by Shona Whyte, hosted the second f2f meeting of the EU project iTILT and organised a so-(ErasmusPlus)-called 'multiplier event' in NICE.
Click here for the day programme.

With over 40 participants this day conference with presentations and workshops was well attended.
Many of the participants said they really enjoyed the sessions with compliments for Euline Cutrim Schmid's talk in the morning and the related workshop on iPads in the EFL classroom.

ErasmusPlus courses offered for teachers of modern languages, CLIL and other subjects.

on Sat, 12/19/2015 - 15:09

TELLConsult and partners offer a number of courses on CLIL methodology and the integration of educational technology in language education both for beginners and more experienced users.

Topics include the use of tablets, interactive whiteboards, digital video and applications for specific objectives such as the development of speaking skills.

Also for teachers of other subjects we are proud to offer a course with Sara Hennessy (Cambridge University) on promoting interaction and dialogue in the classroom with the help of the interactive whiteboard.

For detailed information about the courses,

Rounding up the CAMELOT project

on Sun, 11/15/2015 - 00:02

TELLConsult's final CAMELOT dissemination activities included a short presentation and flyer distribution action during a visit to the Polish coordinator and partners of the EU Comenius Regio project ABULA ALBA, where training on Interactive Whiteboards finished earlier this year in Turkey, to discuss further collaboration.

In the past month we also produced the clip 'Samples Compilation to illustrate Machinima use for Language Education' to support the project's exploitation research in the Modern Language educational publishing industry in the EU to find out key players' views on the

EU project iTILT presented at MTTEP conference

on Wed, 10/07/2015 - 22:32

As representative of the iTILT project (interactive Teaching in Languages with Technology, 2014-2017) TELLConsult got invited by the MTTEP project to attend their Multiplier event (Oct 1&2) in Karlsruhe.


This EU project 'MOBILISING AND TRANSFORMING TEACHER EDUCATION PEDAGOGIES' organised this mini conference to present and get feedback on a number of (interim versions of) their project outputs. And to provide a networking opportunity for parties with the same interest in innovation of teacher education and mobile, educational technologies.

The organising team managed to compile a most

Inauguration of lector on ICT in Education in NL HE institute inHolland

on Mon, 09/28/2015 - 13:24

Interested in Jos Fransen's inaugural speech as lector Teaching, Learning & Technology
and the workshops by the associate colleagues offered for the occasion, we attended this event at Hogeschool inHOLLAND, University of Applied Sciences. Find his booklet and the related lecture presenting the detailed analysis of learning processes in HE and the resulting specs for the supporting e-learning functionalities here (in Dutch).


As invited KeyNote, Alfons ten Brummelhuis, Head of research at Kennisnet: Dutch national support institute for ICT in education, presented -in his usual, cristal clear

TELLConsult presented at International Conference on Teacher Education

on Mon, 09/21/2015 - 13:17

We attended and presented at the 2015 ISNITE conference in VOLOS, Greece. http://isnite2015.uth.gr/ held at the splendid location of Thessaly University in the port of Volos. We were cordially welcomed by the organisers and keynote speakers.




Our mission this time was to promote the exploitation of EU projects results to help keep the e-competence development curriculum line
in Teacher Education up to date.


A selection of the mentioned projects, TELLConsult is/was involved in, included: CAMELOT, http://camelotproject.eu/, iTILT http://www.itilt.eu/, EUROVERSITY http://www.euroversity.eu/ and

Various TELL activities this summer

on Mon, 08/31/2015 - 23:07

PETALL Meeting in Belgrade

In Belgrade we presented TELLConsult's external interim evaluation report about the EU project PETALL. http://petallproject.wix.com/petall on developing & implementing activities for task based language learning in actual school practices across Europe.

Enjoyed both being present at the project's second meeting and our extended private visit to this great Servian city.

 

Interview for CAMELOT project

Got interviewed by Christel Schneider (CSiTrain) for the CAMELOT interview series on my views on language learning with technology and the potential Machinima in

Recent dissemination activities for the CAMELOT project

on Fri, 08/07/2015 - 23:23

As our participation on behalf of TELLConsult in the EU project CAMELOT (exploring the potential of videos shot in 3D worlds), 


also rekindled my interest in the didactics related to video in language teaching we gladly supported Nick Peachey's crowdfunding initiative in 2013 for the production of an e/i-book about the potential of digital video in language education.


Also having contributed by providing feedback while it was being developed, it is a pleasure to see it is available for Apple users as of August 6 and will be soon downloadable for devices with other operating systems.

EU project 'Interactive Teaching in Languages with Technology' (iTILT) publishes first Newsletter

on Sat, 07/25/2015 - 22:39

Recently the EU project 'Interactive Teaching in Languages with Technology' (iTILT, 2014-2017) published its first Newsletter. 

As a follow-up of the successful iTILT project (2011-2013) on Interactive Whiteboards in Language Education this initiative aims to help develop, research and document additional methodology & integrated didactic models for emergent educational uses of mobile devices such as phones and tablets specifically in Language Education. 

While the (original) iTILT website is being adapted to accomodate the requirements for the new edition of the iTILT project you can

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