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Information on e-learning workshops by ALC

On July 27th (Sun), ALC Educational Corporation will hold an English e-learning workshop for school teachers on how to use e-learning to support motivation for learning.

E-Learning Workshop

Date and time
Sunday, July 27, 2008
12:30- Registration begins 13:00- Concert begins
Main Event
The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics
Kyoto Computer Gakuin
Meeting place
The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics, Hyakumanben campus
7 Tanaka Monzen-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8225 (8 minutes walk from Keihan Demachiyanagi Station)
entrance fee
Free (Banquet fee: 5,000 yen)
Application Deadline
Friday, July 18

Lecture contents

(1) "An attempt to promote English learning by combining ALC NetAcademy1 and WebCT
Lecturer: Maria Macabenta Ikeda, Kyoto Institute of Information Graduate University and Kyoto Computer Gakuin
In teaching science and engineering students who do not specialize in English, I will present how I combined the course management support system WebCT, NetAcademy standard courses, and other Web resources into a class, and how the faculty's involvement in the system helped maintain the students' motivation.
(2) "An attempt to promote English learning by combining ALC NetAcademy2 and Moodle".
Lecturer: Dr. Haruo Saino, Center for Language and Culture Education and Research, Doshisha University
The role played by ALC NetAcademy 2 and Moodle (LMS (Learning Management System)) in common education will be discussed from the viewpoint of learners' study time and English proficiency.He will present the background to the introduction of the two systems, the specific details of the attempt to promote learning, and the creation of a mechanism to combine the systems, including the results of an internal questionnaire.
(3) "Stress-free supplementary learning - Utilization of Mobile Academy for different purposes"
Lecturer: Dr. Akinobu Ando, Faculty of Education, Miyagi University of Education
In recent years, the way of learning English in schools has developed in various ways, such as computer learning and mobile learning, in line with the evolution of IT technology.In this presentation, the effectiveness of mobile phone learning, which is the most familiar and used communication tool by many students, will be discussed through case studies of information education and the results of its actual use in education.

About the party

17:00- Scheduled near the workshop venue.

Based on the presentations at each workshop, we have received a good reputation as a place where the presenters, participating teachers, and others can exchange opinions in more depth on how to incorporate the presentations into the curriculum in a more concrete way, and on the status of students' efforts.We look forward to seeing you there as well.