April 25, 2013 karinawp No comments exist

Analysing an Interview with Gretchen Jones LTMOOC Week 2 tasks begin with an interview with the Academic Director of Foreign Languages and Asian studies at the University of Maryland University College. The Academic Director talks about teaching Japanese online, as well as how best to deal with teaching Japanese script. Here are some of the professor’s…

April 24, 2013 karinawp No comments exist

  Here is the follow up video that explains the benefits of Blended Learning.

April 22, 2013 karinawp No comments exist

Learning Journey So I am on an LTMOOC. It’s sounds like I am sitting in a car, or on some kind of journey. Well, I guess in many ways I have indeed clambered aboard an educational vehicle, whose raison d’etre is the blended learning of world languages. But what is Blended Learning? Here is a…

April 21, 2013 karinawp No comments exist

The Language Teaching MOOC introduces a new way to teach and learn languages.

April 17, 2013 karinawp No comments exist

First Google+ Hangout For the first weekly discussion, a group of LTMOOC participants met in a warm and comfortable Google Hangout room (http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/hangouts/). The task at hand was to discuss the challenges of online learning. Here are the main points of our 30 minute chat: – constant interaction between teacher and student. The asynchronous communication…

April 15, 2013 karinawp No comments exist

Self-Introduction I am now participating in an LTMOOC (www.ltmooc.com). Language Teaching Massive Online Open Course, to the uninitiated. I enjoy learning languages, I teach, and I am interested in using technology in the classroom. So I thought this free course would be perfect for me. Week 1’s tasks include introducing yourself on a blog. So…