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The 6th ELT Malta Conference 2017

The IATEFL Learning technologies SIG is pleased to announce its prominent strand at the 6th ELT Malta Conference, English for 21st Century skills, to be held between 12-14 October 2017. Confirmed plenary speakers of the conference are Sarah Mercer, Penny Ur, David Nunan, Andy Hockley and Robert McLarty. See the programme and registration forms below. Twelve […]

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Self-directed Learning in the EFL Classroom

Lara Portelli, inspired by Sugata Mitra’s TED talk, Children can teach themselves, draws upon further research and practice to encourage teachers to bring learning technologies into the classroom. Lara’s research and ideas suggest that teachers can provide new frameworks for channelling self-directed learning models into the classroom in order to forge more flexible teacher-student dynamics […]

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Preparing for Life in a Multicultural and Interconnected World

Susana talks about diversity and uncertainty in a world where students must be equipped to deal with complexity. Compelling key words in her interview include growth, a globally connected approach, collaborative learning environments and new learning/ teaching cultures. For more details about the project she will focus on at ELT Malta, watch her interview below. […]

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LTSIG Interview with Malta Grant Winner Graciela Alchini

Our second travel grant winner for the 6th ELT Malta Conference is Graciela Alchini who is going to talk about fostering collaboration through technology. She describes the process of seamlessly integrating activites and project work through inter-college collaboration. This talk at ELT Malta will be of great interest to teachers who wish to learn more […]

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Exploiting YouTube Videos in EFL to Foster Critical Thinking and Collaboration

Jake Delatolas-Saveris gives some background information on his upcoming talk about exploiting You Tube to enhance learner motivation while fostering autonomous learning skills for life. The 21st century dawned at the commencement of the Digital Age – a time of unparalleled growth in technology and its successive information explosion (Beers, 2011). Never before have the […]

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IATEFL LTSIG travel grant to present at FAAPI 2016

FAAPI 2016 Annual Conference – 15th-17th September 2016 in San Juan, Argentina The IATEFL Learning technologies SIG is pleased to announce a travel scholarship for FAAPI annual conference in San Juan, Argentina. The scholarship consists of £300 to help a selected LT SIG member attend this event. No travel, accommodation or registration is waived. In […]

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