Workshop: The thin-walled language classroom: The case of ITALKI

Workshop: The thin-walled language classroom: The case of ITALKI

You are cordially invited to the second workshop of the Spring 2016 series

Learning through sharing: Integrating Information & Communication Technology in Language Teaching & Learning

Funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty Development Teaching Fund.

The thin-walled language classroom: The case of ITALKI

Dr Anna Turula, Pedagogical University, Krakow, Poland

 
Wednesday 20 April at 2.30pm
Room: LC1016 (Languages Building)

 
Pre-seminar coffee and tea will be served 15 minutes before the workshop.

 
All welcome (RSVP by Monday 18 April 3pm to Catherine for catering numbers) catherine.jeanneau@ul.ie

 School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics & School of Culture and Communication

Workshop info

In this workshop we will explore italki.com, a platform for tandem/peer learning, from a number of perspectives: sharing economy; personal learning networks;  we will also look at learner motivation and autonomy.

 
Bio:

Anna Turula holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics. She has more than 20 year experience in teaching English as a foreign language and has worked in TEFL teacher training for more than 10 years. At present, she is a CALL teacher trainer with the Pedagogical University, Krakow, Poland. She trains future teachers of English through dialogue and based on experience. She is also the proponent and organiser of Poland's CALL conference -- PL-CALL.