Blogs, wikis and podcasts
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Blogs, Wikis and Podcasts
Supervised by: Mohamed HASSIMDone by : Ikram AIT DRA & Meriam AIT HAMMOU
Master program « TEFL &ICT » 2012/2013
Outline : I. Blogs
Blogs in Language Teaching
Might include blogs written by or for teachers, covering a wide range of topics related to education, purpose of classroom instruction, and a developments to learner composition.
To provide extra reading practice for students
To guide students to online resources appropriate for their level.
Types of blogs used in language teaching.
provide a real audience for student writing
Increase the sense
of community in a
Help build a closer relationship between students in large classes
Useful resource for educators and even learners to find information related to their particular discipline or interests.
As an online portfolio of student written work
How to Start Using Blogs with Learners .
Step 1 : Setting up a Sample blog .Step 2 : Setting up students blogs .Step 3 : Posting to and visiting blogs .Step 4 : Follow-up .
Wiki Wiki Shuttle at Honolulu International
II.WIKIS A website created by a group; rather than by an
Characteristics of WIKI:A wiki invites all users to
Wikis for Learning?
What is a podcast ?“Is like a radio or TV show, but the different is that you can listen to or watch a podcast on a topic that interests you whenever you want to. A podcast can be downloaded automatically using RSS. It can be on any topic, and can include music and video”.
•How can we use Podcasts in teaching ?
Distribution of lecture Delivery of
supplemental educational materials and content
Assignments requiring students to produce and submit their own podcasts.
Ss give their thoughts on a topic assigned by the teacher
n on a completed
reportAgony Aunt: Giving advice, Creating riddles, Role play, Debates, Dramatic monologues, Radio Drama...
Useful for revision
“it helps me to make
sense of my notes”
“I can’t take notes”
“I get things I didn’t understand the first time”
“having the podcast would be reassuring, if for some reason I couldn’t attend the lecture…”
Creating study aids
Presenting own point
professionals, academics or
lecture summaries instructions for
Advantages of Podcast
How to create a project podcast?
- Setting up a podcast page
- Creating learner podcasts
Step 3: - listening to
Step 4 - Students start
making their own podcast
"Podcasting does not contain any inherent value. It is only valuable in as much as it helps the instructor and students reach their educational goals, by facilitating thoughtful, engaging learning activities that are designed to work in support of those goals."
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