MMVC17: Use of Technology in CLIL

Approach to Teaching in the Indian Context.

Dr. Revathi Viswanatha will discuss Use of Technology in CLIL Approach to Teaching in the Indian Context.

This presentation would throw light on the need for using CLIL Approach to teaching in an Indian classroom and the ways of integrating technology in such a classroom.

I am currently working as Professor and Head in the Department of English in B.S.Abdur Rahman University, Chennai. I teach technical English and business English to engineering students. I served as Visiting Consultant for one semester in Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat in 2008. I am a teacher trainer and have been regularly conducting workshops for teachers of colleges and schools. I am guiding research scholars in the field of ELT and CALL. I have authored three books and nearly 9 articles in refereed journals. I am one of the Editors for International Journal of Computer Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT) since 2009 and Handbook of Research on Individual Differences in CALL since 2014. I have conducted many projects on developing communication skills with the help of technological tools with students and this presentation will deal with one of them.

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    Duration45 mins
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    Start Date12:00 PMAug 6, 2017
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Nellie DeutschToronto, CanadaContact Instructor
Nellie Deutsch (Ed.D) is a Canadian education technology consultant, curriculum and instruction developer, blended learning practitioner, relationship-based transformative mentor, researcher, writer, speaker, and community builder. She combines technology and professional development courses with mindfulness practice, the Alexander technique, and the Silva Method. Her teaching experiences range from teaching English as a foreign language (EFL/ESL) in high school and higher education for over 35 years and teacher professional development with technology since 2006. She speaks at online and face-to-face conferences and organizes annual informal MOOCs, online conferences, and free online courses and webinars on Moodle for Teachers. She has published articles and books (available on Amazon).

Nellie Deutsch offers online and face-to-face courses on teaching with technology, mobile devices in the classroom, Moodle (course and learning management system), Google Drive, tools to develop video tutorials, Adobe Connect and WizIQ. She mentors teachers on how to engage and allow students to teach as a way to learn using active learning methods. Her focus is on integrating technology into blended, the flipped class, and fully online programs. She founded Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) community of educators, Moodle for Teachers (M4T) network, Connecting Online (February) and MoodleMoot (August) annual virtual conferences. She organizes annual Moodle MOOCs (November and May) and Second Life MOOC (April).

Dr. Deutsch follows a relationship-based collaborative active learning approach to instruction and learning and teaching as a way to learn. Her experiential humanitarian approach to instruction and learning has earned her the respect of educators around the globe and attracted her to healthy living and Mindfulness. She's an accredited PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills), conflict resolution, and Reiki practitioner.