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Richmond Young Adult Conference Cancun
June 6, 2014 - June 8, 2014
Plenary: Empowering learning through technology
This plenary talk will firstly provide an overview of common educational technologies, from Virtual Learning Environments to e-Book readers. It will then show a number of ways in which technology can be successfully integrated into classroom practice, enhancing language teaching. Finally, it will show how technology also provides plenty of opportunities for autonomous learning between classes, both motivating and empowering our students.
Workshop: Empowering teaching and learning through apps
This practical workshop will establish some important distinctions when considering apps, such as the range of operating systems. It will provide an overview of apps by category, considering those which can help us in teaching grammar and vocabulary, the four language skills and phonology. It will include practical ideas for use in the classroom, and for learners working independently. For this session, please Bring Your Own Device!