BRITISH COUNCIL SEARCHENGLISH NEWS June 4th
- Well here it is again. Yet another fun packed adventure in SearchEnglish
As ever, apologies for cross posting and multitude of other sins.
BRITISH COUNCIL SEARCHENGLISH NEWS
Welcome to the 1st June edition of the British Council's SearchEnglish
newsletter. In this edition we have news on:
2. NEW ELT WRITERS DISCUSSION GROUP
3. SEARCHENGLISH SURVEY
1 TOP STORIES
The Story Lab in Sweden focuses on online storytelling, i.e. storytelling as
a method on the Internet for the distribution of content for various
CALM IS STRENGTH, UPSET IS WEAKNESS
The most stressful misbehavior in a classroom is not the big disruption --
the altercation that earns a trip to the office -- but the little
disruption. Big disruptions happen only occasionally. Little disruptions
BUILDING THE SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE
This is a streaming media presentation with audio and slide presentation
which looks at Microsoft's vision of the school of the future.
PUTTING THE DISTANCE LEARNING COMPARISON STUDY IN PERSPECTIVE: ITS ROLE AS
PERSONAL JOURNEY RESEARCH
Administrators of distance learning are faced with the challenge of
encouraging reluctant faculty to consider online teaching. Is it possible
that supporting faculty to conduct modest research studies is such an
RESEARCH EFFORTS ON EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
Clearly, the educational technology community must invest in research and
evaluation studies to better guide the effective use of the investment, as
well as to demonstrate to policy-makers the impact on teaching and learning.
A NEW NETWORK OF COMMUNITY TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA
CINSA supports community ICT initiatives, including telecentres, community
multimedia centres, community radio stations, community information resource
and access centres and the like. Its mandate is to serve those initiatives
located within the SADC region through research, networking, facilitating
training, service brokerage and more.
These are just some of the articles that have appeared on the site within
the last few days. We also welcome your help in directing us towards useful
articles so if you see something you think others should see then drop us a
line at: search.admin@...
2. ELT WRITERS DISCUSSION GROUP
We now have a discussion group dedicated to helping ELT writers develop. The
group contains links to submission guidelines from various journals as well
as tips on how to get published. Please feel free to post more links to
submission guidelines or place where ELT writers can find outlets for their
talents and develop their career.
3. SEARCHENGLISH SURVEY
We are continuing the process of carrying out a survey to find out how best
to meet your needs, so if you have a 3 minutes and would be kind enough to
help us by supplying some anonymous information click on this link or post
the URL into your browser.
Don't forget to check out our list of conferences. Top spot this week goes
to the IATEFL SIG conference in Germany 18th - 20th June. That's just two
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