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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

TELL's summer contributions to EU projects

on Mon, 07/20/2015 - 21:56
 
 
 
 
PETALL 2nd meeting and interim report 
 
We attended & presented 's interim external evaluation report at the 2nd & productive meeting of the project in ,
Find the team at the site of one of the partners specializing in English for aviation.
 

Referring to your support in translation of the ‘Multilingual Families’ project materials into Dutch, we would like to express our great appreciation. Some materials have been translated into up to 32 language versions (including LWULT) and are all available at project website (section ‘Project

EU project CAMELOT presented at Dutch Informatics Conference 'NIOC 2015'

on Sat, 05/16/2015 - 15:37

On April 13 we presented the paper '3D Video Producties Toepassingen voor het talenonderwijs' at the bi-annual NIOC conference in Enschede, the Netherlands.

In our presentation we introduced the EU project ‘CreAting Machinima Empowers Live Online Language Teaching and Learning (CAMELOT) and the educational potential of videos shot in 3D environments for (language) education in general and Content & Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in particular. 

Although the key target group of this congress - organised by Saxion Hogescholen - is the community of teachers of informatics, the

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