MMVC17: Innovation for quality leadershipNellie Deutsch
Dr. Ebba Ossiannilsson will discuss Innovation for quality leadership
The session will address quality and innovation, and will focus around leadership and transformation towards UNESCO SDG goals 2030 and the 4th industrial revolution. It is more and more obvious that digital transformation require strong leadership at all levels, as well as the power of grassroot initiatives, but also interdisciplinary work within the organization.
Ebba Ossiannilsson, PhD, E-learning, OER, MOOC and online expert and consultant, especially regarding quality. Ossiannilsson earned her PhD from Oulu University, Finland, with a dissertation on international benchmarking, and quality enhancement on e-learning in Higher Education. She works with strategic issues on e-learning, learning analytics, MOOCs, OERs and open education, especially concerning quality and benchmarking. She frequently participates as a speaker at conferences. Ossiannilsson is a consultant and board member in several international and national associations and projects. She served as an evaluator for the SEQUENT. She was the research leader for the ICDE Quality standard study 2014/15. Ossiannilsson earned the title EDEN Fellow 2014, and Open Education Europa Fellow in 2015. She serves as international quality reviewer for EADTU on E-learning and MOOCs. Ossiannilsson has a long carreer at Lund University, Sweden.
MMVC17: Powerful StudentsNellie Deutsch
Rosmery Ribera will discuss Powerful Students
Every teacher’s dream is to have learners who learn who to learn how to learn, use technology to learn, and teach others as a way of learning. During this presentation, Rosmery will share how she adopted and adapted to English teaching what she learned in a Coursera course named “Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects”.
I have been an English teacher for over 7 years now. I hold a bachelor’s degree in English and two post graduate online degrees from the University of Oregon thanks to two scholarships granted by the USA Embassy in Bolivia (Webskills and Introduction to TESOL Methods). I am studying online to get my TESOL certificate from the Arizona State University via Coursera. In July 2016, I am starting a double Master: a Ma TESOL and a Máster Universitario en Lingüística Aplicada a la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera. I have hosted many webinars on WizIQ during different MOOCs to share the valuable knowledge that I had the blessing to get. I am a grammar enthusiast. You can find all my Grammar Guides posted on eslprintables.com. I tutor students for TOEFL and TOEFL IBT tests lately. It is great to see them thrive and get great scores. I believe in learning as a way of living and teaching as a way of giving back to our community.
MMVC17: Rethinking Stress Triggers with Sue AnnanNellie Deutsch
Sue Annan will discuss Rethinking Stress Triggers
It’s great to teach online, but you are working in a bubble, with lots to consider. Stress can be a constant factor, so how can we recognise it and how can we deal with it?
Sue Annan is a Business English and General Adult teacher, based in Jersey, the biggest of the Channel Islands. She is a Teacher Trainer of Cert and Dip.TESOL for Trinity College, London. An #ELTChat moderator, she also moderates the Facebook group for IATEFL BEsig, as part of the Online Team. As a teacher for many years, she has become an avid user of online communities to further her own CPD and build a super PLN of like-minded people. She has recently started dipping her toe into online teaching.
Anna Grabowska and Ewa Kozłowska
Using Moodle in collaborative interdisciplinary group projects, engineers-physicians case study
Establishing interdisciplinary cooperation between engineers and physicians brings many benefits but also causes many problems and inconveniences. Using appropriate online collaboration tools makes interdisciplinary designing faster and much more efficient.
Anna Grabowska was awarded her PhD from Gdansk University of Technology (GUT), and has a Masters in Science degree in Applied Informatics from De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Retired from GUT since 2008. She is an e-learning specialist for the PRO-MED sp. z o.o., a Head of the Autodesk Training Centre at Gdansk University of Technology, an advisor for U3A online in Australia, a founder member of the Association of Academic E-learning, a fellow 2009 of EDEN.
Ewa Kozłowska is a graduate student of Mechanical-Medical Engineering, interacademic field of study run cooperatively by Gdańsk University of Technology and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland. She has started her adventure with e-learning in May 2015 by volunteering in SP4CE ERASMUS+ project and taking part in Moodle MOOCs. She is a certified Fusion 360 instructor at the Autodesk Authorised Training Centre at the Gdansk University of Technology. She is working on the topic of medical devices designing with the usage of computer collaboration tools by engineers and physicians.
MMVC17: The Power of Connections with Fabiana CasellaNellie Deutsch
Fabiana Casella will discuss The Power of Connections
In this presentation, Fabiana Casella will try to show some resources to connect classrooms even asynchronously.
Fabiana Casella is a passionate EFL teacher, an Education and ICT Specialist, Microsoft Certified Innovative Educator Expert, Trainer and Guest Speaker from Argentina. Since 1989, Fabiana has been teaching Secondary school, tutoring children and adults at language schools. She taught ESL and Spanish High School and Middle School in the United States, where she was awarded the Cultural Exchange Ambassador Diploma by Visiting International Faculty, based in North Carolina. Being a Cultural Exchange educator, getting involved in Social Media Education sites, applying tech tools in her classes, staying in touch and participating in projects with educators around the world, blogging and presenting online has had a tremendous impact on her teaching life.
Fabiana is a blogger at British Council Teaching English, a member of the Argentinian Teacher´s Association A.P.I.B.A., IATEFL, #EdSpeakers and iTDi mentor. In 2015, she was selected to participate at iEARN Brasilia and she won a scholarship on Academic Writing from APIBA/FAAPI (Argentina). In 2016 she was named Buncee Ambassador and she was recently appointed Global Peer Reviewer Mentor for Participate.
MMVC17: What about Non - Native Online English Teachers?Nellie Deutsch
Halina Ostankowicz - Bazan will discuss What about Non - Native Online English Teachers?
in this session, the speaker is going to discuss advantages and disadvantages of being a non-native Online English Teacher. As a non-native Online English Teacher, she has faced discrimination on quite a lot of occasions. Fortunately, she has not given up.
Are “the native speaker of English” and “the English teacher” synonyms?
M.A. Senior Lecturer Wrocław University of Science and Technology - Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 27 50-370 Wrocław, Poland
I am an enthusiastic online non-native English teacher. I have been teaching English online since 2010. I have taught children as well as adults. I have a master’s degree in education from the University of Wroclaw, Poland, Philology, Linguistics Jul 1974.
After 40 years of teaching in traditional classroom settings, I grow into an experienced online professional tutor. I specialize in Conversational English.
As a non-native ESL teacher, I’m at a disadvantage when compared to native English speakers.
I am involved in the TEFL EQUITY ADVOCATES movement, which was initiated by Marek Kiczkowiak.
Parminder Mitter Chaudhuri will discuss What to expect in online education in coming years- A Teacher’s Perspective
It will be interesting to explore and know the upcoming trends in online education.
Are the facilitators of online education well equipped to cope with it?
How profitable it will be for an Entrepreneur Teacher and a Role Model Teacher?
Which system will be potentially benefitting our purpose?
Equipping ourselves for the same?
Parminder Mitter Chaudhuri is Lecturer,in Food Production and Food Science and Nutrition with over 20 years experience of teaching. She is Ignou Counsellor as well. She has taught in junior and senior sections in school. Now,she is full time Lecturer in graduate college. She is the President of Women Cell in the College.
She is a Qualified Learning Facilitator,from Lausanne School of Hotel Management, Switzerland. She has a Train The Trainer Certificate from MPDC.She is Graduate with Zoology Honors, has Diploma in Management and professional degree in Hotel Management.She is a Moodler.
She is passionate about learning and the use of technology for simplifying the process of learning. She is pursuing Masters Degree now.
MMVC17: Use of Technology in CLILNellie Deutsch
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.
MMVC17: Understanding programming fundamentalsNellie Deutsch
Harshita Kapoor will discuss Understanding programming fundamentals
Importance of learning programming fundamentals for using online platforms while trying to customise them as per your requirements.
Harshita Kapoor is an online teacher (in the making) as she has a portal where she plans to teach. She holds a master's degree in Computer Application and various other professional certificates in programming and cybersecurity. She has experience in teaching at high school and writing content for K-12 sector. She is passionate about teaching, mainly programming, and related subjects since it is her forte.
Dr. Ludmila Smirnova will discuss Creating Powerful Learning Possibilities with VR Tools
In this webinar, the presenter will share ideas of how to engage learners in exciting learning events with the tools that have VR capabilities (ThingLink, NearPod, Google Street View)
Ludmila Smirnova is a Professor of Education at Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY, USA, where she has taught for the past 15 years. At the Mount, she offers courses in Curricular Planning, Psychology of Learning, Methods of Teaching and Teaching with Technology. She has become increasingly recognized for her leadership in the application of emerging Internet technologies to education. She has run numerous workshops on the application of Smart Technologies and Web 2.0 tools to the college and primary/secondary classrooms. Prior to coming to the Mount, Dr. Smirnova was professor of education at Volgograd State Pedagogical University, Russia, where she also served as Dean of the School of Foreign Languages. During her 25-year Russian career, Dr. Smirnova was known for her work in innovative approaches to teaching. Beyond the seventy publications based upon her work in Russia, Dr. Smirnova has written for and presented to a growing list of professional audiences in the U.S. and abroad. She is a co-designer and co-facilitator of the Moodle for Teachers workshops at IT4ALL.