This is a brief review of ‘VR in the EFL class’ by Raquel Ribeiro and ‘Using immersive 360 videos to reduce language anxiety’ by Sarah Rogerson and Tom Booth. They were written by our Glasgow 2017 Roving Reporter, Will Leung. Note: This is a previously unpublished review by our Roving Reporter at the conference. If […]
By Raquel Ribeiro While formal education has historically been confined to the four walls of classrooms, mobile devices can move learning to settings that maximize understanding. (Unesco, Policies Guidelines for Mobile Learning,2013 p. 18) In IATEFL Glasgow, I presented a talk about the usage of the affordable Google Cardboard Box as a tool to bring the […]
The LTSIG Day at this year’s IATEFL conference brought together many members and interested delegates who were keen to find out more about what the SIG does. There were five presentations in Boisdale 1 and two more in Forth, inside the Clyde auditorium. There was also an open forum where the joint coordinators, Shaun Wilden […]
Part 2 of our very interactive and detailed reviews of the LTSIG Day by our roving reporter Will Leung. Very insightful, fun-filled, and thought-provoking talks indeed. Bio: I am from Hong Kong and have been teaching English since 2010. I have a CELTA, Delta and an MA in Applied Linguistics. I am particularly interested in the use of technology in and out of the classroom to improve teaching and learning. I don’t read newspapers, but now I have become a roving reporter.
Video report By Will Leung Our roving reporter Will, has been making videos again. Here is part one of his video about the LT SIG day in Glasgow. The LT SIG day is a part of the main conference and is the day when we highlight chosen technology related talks and workshops. In part […]
A review By Will Leung This is a small forum consisting of three short presentations by Paul Slater, Laurie Harrison & Nick Robinson, and Paul Sweeney Peter Slater from the University of Brighton discussed how technology has changed / changes / will change language teacher education courses, particularly with regard to materials development. Based on class […]
At IATEFL this year the SIG gave a scholarship for a roving reporter. Our winner was Will Leung who created a superb video of the event, along with some soon-to-be published reviews. Here is a review of our PCE day, brought to you by our winner, Will Leung This PCE is an invaluable opportunity […]
By Marisa Constantinides And one more night – one more sleep to go! Some of us are here already delighting in the meetings and first hugs… We come from far and wide – different people have said this already – like birds flocking back – or, to honour our location, like Scottish salmon 🙂 …mmm […]