BRITISH COUNCIL SEARCHENGLISH Update October 22nd 2004
- Apologies as ever for cross posting
Just a quick update to let you know about some new articles available
MULTIMEDIA TRAINING KIT FOR COMMUNITY MULTIMEDIA CENTRES EXPANDING AND
AVAILABLE ON CD ROM
"The MMTK's comprehensive suite of open-access, interactive, learning
modules covers organizational, management, content production and
Laid out in four substantive guidebooks, this kit is targeted especially
towards policy- and decision-makers, school managers, practitioners,
teachers and principals. (All four books can be downloaded for free in PDF
HOW TO INCORPORATE ONLINE SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS INTO YOUR LESSONS
"Students today have at their disposal a number of tools for
education-related research. Whether they go online and surf the net, consult
live videoconferences, raid the media center for computerized reference
materials, or simply raise their hands to ask a teacher.."
POWERFUL LEARNING IS INTERACTIVE: A CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE
For centuries traditional university education has primarily focused on
building foundational skills in particular disciplines via the transfer of
knowledge from instructor to student.
TIPS AND TRICKS ON USING CHAT IN WEBCT
Get everyone to practice logging in days before from the same machine that
they will use in the real chat session. This will ensure that students'
machines, browsers, plug-ins, Internet connection, etc. are all working
I'd just like to stress that SearchEnglish is a portal which provides a news
and information service. We don't write the articles we just try to provide
you with up to date information about what is happening by linking /
directing you to them.
As ever your feedback and suggestions are welcome at
Nik.Peachey@... or just go to
http://searchenglish.britishcouncil.org and click on FEEDBACK
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