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Campaign to advertise TELLConsult's upcoming ErasmusPlus courses started

on Sun, 12/04/2016 - 22:06
The currently planned international courses offered on Technology Enhanced Language Learning by TELLConsult and partners include the following topics:

* Designing language exchange experiences for international school projects. 
* Student response tools and activities to support interaction &  assessment for learning in language education.
* Practical approaches to support student-centred learning and differentiation in language education using ICT.
* ICT tools and strategies to support CLIL and LSP approaches in language teaching.
* Introduction to New Technologies in Language Teaching.
* Using

NL Research into effectiveness of ICT in Education

on Fri, 06/17/2016 - 21:07

Attended the annual research conference on effectiveness of ICT use in NL education



"Knowing what works" is the theme of the Conference Research Knowledge Network and Dutch ETB Education Research (NRO) organize annually. More than 600 visitors in the Flint theater in Amersfoort on June 15 briefed by researchers on the latest scientific knowledge in the field of education and ICT.


That hunger was in any case during this conference here appeased.
During three rounds of pitches 15 researchers climbed ​the stage to explain the results of their research in exactly 5 minutes. Results which were

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

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

iTILT team successfully applies for ErasmusPlus project grant

on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 22:16
While packing to go to the 2014 EuroCALL conference here in the Netherlands we heard the good news that our ErasmusPlus project application has been successful. It will allow the iTILT team to extend its research on IWBs in Language Education to more classroom technologies such as tablets. 
For more detai see this excerpt from the bid:
 
[...] This professional development project (iTILT2) aims to develop, promote and disseminate new and innovative best practice in supporting interactive language teaching in diverse European languages (English, French, Welsh and Turkish with further

Great evaluation results for Utrecht summer course on MFL speaking competences & Technology

on Sun, 07/08/2012 - 23:23

The Utrecht session of the Comenius course on MFL speaking competences & Technology took place in in the first week of July. 


The course, one of the results of the EU project NIFLAR, is a 5-day, international course on methodologies for new technologies in computer assisted language learning (CALL). It is an initiative of a partnership consisting of Utrecht University in collaboration with Valencia University, TELLConsult and the Utrecht Summer School.
TELLConsult was invited to chair both the Utrecht and the Valencia session, taking place In October 2012 in Spain.


With 15 international