Session Reports

The British Council has sponsored four Roving Reporters to attend the Annual IATEFL
Conference. Our 2012 Glasgow Online Roving Reporters will be giving accounts of the
sessions they attend and also their personal views of the experience of being at the
conference.

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Anna Conway
Taking the Stress out of Writing Long Essays

The talk is being given by Rachel Clark and Madeleine du Vivier and is focusing on 4000 word writing assignments in...

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Nahla Schowahne
Plenary session by Diana Laurillard

In her session about supporting the teacher as innovative learning designer, Laurillard begings by stating that the...

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Adam Simpson
Duncan Foord: From language teacher to learner...

Are we still merely those people who stand at the front of the classroom and deliver language to those poor folks...

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Anna Conway
Day 2 of the Conference

This is only the second day of the conference but there is already a sense of community among the participants. It...

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Nahla Schowahne
Learning through a movie project: successful...

Do you use movies in your class? Do you add worksheets and activities? Khulood Al Balooshi can give an answer to...

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Nahla Schowahne
Which is better? F2F or E-learning?

Przemyslaw Stencel discusses the difference between a F2F course and an online course. He states that you can...

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Anna Conway
Apples or Oranges?

I was especially intereseted in Przemyslaw Stencel's talk about real versus online classroom as I myself find...

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Anna Conway
Facebook - a friend or a foe?

This talk focused on some of the applications of Facebook in teaching.

 

At first Evelina Miscin...

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Nahla Schowahne
They will never forget! Earworm tunes and PMA by...

Charles Goodger begins his session with a song accompanied by actions. He speaks about presenting music through...

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Nahla Schowahne
Parents' roles in language learning of their...

Mandana begins her session by presenting different research results regarding the role of parents in the educational...

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Anna Conway
IELTS in Virtual Reality

This talk was given by Iffaf Khan who designs and teaches IELTS courses online. As an IELTS teacher I was very...

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Nahla Schowahne
Pervasive playfulness and mobile technologies for...

Dear All

 

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Nahla Schowahne
Let's Turn you on! Switch to rhythmic mobile...

Dear All,

 

Carol Nicoll began her session with a great activity. She sand a song along with...

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Nahla Schowahne
Plenary session by Adrian Underhill

 

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Anna Conway
Global Business Etiquette

Nikolina started the session by asking participants to work in pairs and draw/discuss what culture is. This kind of...

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Adam Simpson
Presenter profile: Suzanne Mordue

Suzanne has travelled the same path as me to get here from Istanbul. Here's what she has in store for us.

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Anna Conway
The Start of 2012 Conference

The Conference has started and now we are listening to the first Plenary Session by Adrian Underhill.

Adrian...

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Adam Simpson
Presenter profile: Natalie Gorohova

If, like me, you have no idea what Design Thinking Methodology is, Natalie's session might be for you. Here'...

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Ana Kodric
Leadership and management - Andy Hockley - From...

Andy Hockley is the co-author of the Cambridge From Teacher to Manager...

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Adam Simpson
Presenter profile: Rachael Roberts

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