UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL EXPERIMENTAL “FRANCISCO DE MIRANDA”

ICT
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
Let’s use technology!!

LICDA. EVELIN PEÑA J.

It is the means of generating, processing, transmitting, and presenting Information (Edwards, 2000).

involves

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

TELECOMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY

Using computers

Using telephones, radio, T.V..

Using the Internet

Teacher Training

Resource availability Technical support and Integration with the course program

Student’s needs and Interests. Pedagogical aim

Syllabus integration

Planning for content

Clear instruction

Up to date

Clear on-line task

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING

TEACHER CAN Access authentic reading material Make communication projects Make games

Different kind of texts/genres

Have students publish their activities

There are some tools teachers can use with the Internet Chats Podcasting Wikis Blogs

It is real-time communication between two or more people using computers
The use of chat can improve reading and writing skills, also some chats offer the use of microphones so students can develop their speaking and listening skills.

Activities using chats include:

Oral quizzes

Small group work Language study

Guest speaker Transcripts as a study tool

Brainstorming sessions

Virtual Office hour

It is a webpage or set of WebPages that can be easily edited by anyone who is allowed access (Ebersbach et al, 2006).

Activities using Wikis include:

The use of Wikis enable students and teachers to

review drafts, post comments about content and publish final reports.

Peer review Collaborative writing Group organization

Peer editing

It refers to a simple webpage consisting of brief paragraphs of opinion, information, personal entries, or links, called posts.

Activities using Blogs include:

The possibility to use blogs in classroom or as an activity during a semester is considered a great strategy to promote writing, comprehension and critical thinking and other skills.

Student’s feedback

Student’s evaluation

Paper topics

Student/teacher conferences

Class examples

Podcast is like a radio show. It is recorded and then distributed over the Internet, so that you can listen to it whenever you please.

Activities using Podcasting include:

To improve the listening and speaking skills the use of voice software, podcasting, voicemail and others, help teachers create activities in order to get students involved in the foreign language

Classroom news

Recording of student’s works Topic writing/recording Interviews

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