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Topic Myngle certified course

Virtual Classroom Workshop


Dates A convenient time for all of the participants is agreed upon
after enrolment
Duration 20-22h live online workshop (3x 90min group session)
Fee Normal rate 140 EUR / participant incl. 19% VAT
Myngle rate 60 EUR/ participant incl. 19% VAT

Description Trainees will learn how to…


Language teaching and learning in a virtual • Explore various features of the
classroom is language teaching at a Myngle version of DimDim and
distance in real-time using state-of-the-art understand basic terminology, such
Internet communication technology. as text and voice chat, video,
whiteboarding, web touring and
Text and voice chat, videos, whiteboarding, screen sharing
web touring, screen sharing and other great • Identify instructional uses, constraints,
features ensure an outstanding learning and best practices for language
experience. learning in the virtual classroom
• Trouble shoot technical problems of
While virtual classrooms present teachers your learners
with an exciting tool, it is important to use it • Advertise, market and promote one’s
correctly. Therefore, we will be exploring the offer on the myngle platform
various features always with an eye of their
usefulness in class. Presented by
Holly Longstroth, Director of
We will also explore how best to the use of Studies of LANCELOT SchoolTM
Myngle teaching material and methodology. GmbH and certified LANCELOT
trainer
Trainees will be encouraged to demonstrate Hala Sayed El-Khawanky
a teaching and learning activity which will LANCELOT trained
then be peer and trainer reviewed.
Who Should Participate Soaad Adel Hamed
LANCELOT trained
• Newly signed-up and inactive
Mynglers interested in making live
online language teaching a success Expected Attendance
Course Material 6-8 language teaching professionals
All enrollees are eligible for… What is Required to Attend
• A copy of the PowerPoint slides
presented in the workshop. These This event is presented over the Internet
are available before, during and using VoIP. Participants will need speakers
after the presentation. and a soundcard to hear audio.
• Course material which is based on
A webcam is optional for participants and will
the LANCELOT material developed
be used by the LANCELOT trainer.
by Universities in the EU funded
LANCELOT project especially
selected and curated for this
intensive course.
• A list of resources will be provided
in form of a bibliography

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Autor: Heike Philp January 2010
Topic LANCELOT Training
Courses start every 1-2 month
Dates A convenient time for the group session with all of
the participants is agreed upon after enrollment
60-80h study time over a period of 10 weeks
Study made up of
time and • weekly 2h live online group sessions
duration • weekly 2h live online peer-to-peer session
• weekly 2-3h self-study
Normal rate 590 EUR / participant incl. 19% VAT
Fee Myngle rate 395 EUR / participant incl. 19% VAT
(33 % discount)

Description What you will learn


The LANCELOT course is a 60-80h training The intensive training course comprises three
course for language teachers over a 10 week strands:
period to train language teachers in a range of
Internet communication tools for language • methodology
learning at a distance in real-time. • intercultural communicative competence
• technology
This course is the result of the 2-year project
LANCELOT, funded by the LEONARDO DA The methodology strand focuses on facilitating self-
VINCI, Language competence II, developed and directed learning in a virtual classroom
disseminated by 23 partners in 8 European environment. It discusses teaching practise,
countries. It is certified and accredited by ICC receptive and productive skills, and lesson
Europe – The Language Network. observations.

While virtual classrooms present teachers with The praxis of Intercultural Communicative
an exciting tool, it is important to use them Competence is applied to the culture mix likely to
correctly. Therefore, we will be exploring the be expected in a live online setting. It focuses on
various features always with an eye of its reassessment of one’s own culture with a view to
usefulness in class. exploring others.

Information and Communication Technology and a


Who Should Participate wide range of tools from asynchronous (blogs,
• Language teachers wikis, podcasts, file sharing etc.) to synchronous
(whiteboarding, co-browsing, virtual classroom,
• Language teaching professionals in audio, video, Instant Messaging etc) are being
teacher-training positions explored during peer-to-peer activities and field-
Extra Learning Material tested in various full-featured virtual classroom
settings.
All enrollees are eligible for…
• Access to the complete 195-page Presented by
course material which was developed Holly Longstroth, Director of Studies
by the European-funded project of LANCELOT SchoolTM GmbH and
• Lesson observations, reading material, certified LANCELOT trainer
quizzes, links, bibliography, video
tutorial, checklists, resources, trainer
scripts, and curriculum. Pre-requisites
Language teaching professionals with a
pedagogical training and/ or with several years of
Recommended Resources teaching experience. A technical skills analysis is
An extensive list of resources and an even also required and needs to show a minimum of
longer bibliography will be provided. computer literacy similar to the ECDL certification.

What is Required to Attend


Broadband Internet connection and modern
computer equipment, webcam and headset.

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Autor: Heike Philp January 2010
Topic
LANCELOT Certification
Accredited by ICC Europe
Dates Upon request
40 hours self-study and portfolio creation
Duration 2 x 60 min observed teaching
Accreditation and Certification

Fee Regular rate 390 EUR / participant incl. 19% VAT


Myngle rate 390 EUR / participant incl. 19% VAT

Description What will be assessed?


The LANCELOT assessment is the ultimate goal At the time of the final assessment a 20min
of the trained and experienced live online observed teaching and learning activity is being
language teacher. conducted which will be presented with a 1h lesson
plan.
The evaluation of the LANCELOT trainee
assessment focuses on the two key assessment After conducting the 20min learning activity the
tools involved: trainee will hear a personal assessment by the
learners, their peers, the trainer reviews and in the
end the review of the external assessor. This
• Observed Live Online Teaching
review is based on the following principles.
Practice (60%)
• Development Portfolio (40%) • Professional Values and Practice
• Language Subject Knowledge and
The Development Portfolio is 40% of the overall Understanding
final mark. It is essentially a collection of work a • ICC Subject Knowledge and
trainee has undertaken, with two additional Understanding
pieces of reflective writing to be submitted at the • Technology Subject Knowledge and
end of learning block 5, and again at the end of Understanding
learning block 10. The trainee must complete at • Lesson Planning and Target Setting
least 80% of the work in order to fulfil the • Teaching and Learning Materials
minimum submission requirement.
• Teaching
The Observed Live Online Teaching Practice is Assessed by
60% of the overall final mark. In order to receive
a favourable assessment of their live online Learners, peers, LANCELOT trainers and
teaching practice, the trainees must prove their
worth on a number of levels. They must Michael Tighe, US English
demonstrate that they are in possession of social Services
skills (Professional Values and Practice) are Independent Assessor and main
competent as a foreign language teacher
editor in the LANCLEOT project
(Language Subject Knowledge and
Understanding) understand the significance of Quality control and accreditation by
ICC in an classroom context as well as in
general (ICC Subject Knowledge and
Understanding), are competent in handling live
online teaching tools (Technology Subject,
Knowledge and Understanding) posses
adequate lesson planning skills (Lesson
Planning and Target Setting) know how to
choose and use appropriate learning materials http://www.icc-europe.com/
(Teaching and Learning Materials) and are
capable of teaching circumspectly and Pre-requisites
effectively, ie. drawing on different methods, Language trainers should have...
creating an adequate learning environment,
involving all learners etc. (Teaching).
• several years of experience in
Who Should Participate teaching languages and/ or hold a
• LANCELOT trained language teaching teacher certification
professionals • good ICT literacy
• Highly experienced in technology

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enhance language learning who are • fast Internet connection
knowledgeable about synchronous and
asynchronous tool
• Experienced Webheads
It is highly recommend to take the LANCELOT
• Tech-savvy language teachers who are course prior to assessment it is not
highly motivated to self-study the compulsory.
portfolio
What is Required to Attend
• Language teaching professionals in
teacher-training positions with Broadband Internet connection and modern
experience in technology computer equipment, webcam and headset.
Course Material Recommended Resources
All enrollees are eligible for… An extensive list of resources and an even
• Access to the complete 195-page longer bibliography will be provided.
course material which was
developed by the European-funded
project
• Lesson observations, reading
material, quizzes, links,
bibliography, video tutorial,
checklists, resources, trainer
scripts, and curriculum.

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Autor: Heike Philp January 2010