'Designing activities for the 2.0 Language Classroom' (A Comenius professional development course)
In conjunction with the Utrecht University Summer School the Faculties of Education of Heidelberg and Utrecht Universities of Applied Sciences offer a 7-day, international course exploring WEB 2.0 applications such as Wiki and Web-logging, real-time communication (Videoconferencing and 3D Virtual Worlds) and the Language Quest format for integrating the World Wide Web into classroom teaching.
Besides, the course location in the brand-new building of the Faculty of Education in Utrecht, the Netherlands, allows for demonstration of good practices of and personal training in the use of Interactive Whiteboards.
Intended participants are practising (student) language teachers, teacher trainers and materials developers.
Dates: 10-07-2010 - 16-07-2010
More information and registration at: http://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/index.php?type=courses&code=S5
Persons eligible for EU Comenius Grants can apply at their National Agency for compensation of costs for travel, accommodation and fees for this course. The deadline for grant applications is January 15
, 2010, but please confirm with your National Agency for country-specific deadlines.
N.B. Participants who would like to extend their visit to the Netherlands can apply for an additional period of campus accommodation at 135 Euro per week.
Ton Koenraad, MA
ICT-E consultant, Hogeschool Utrecht University of Applied Sciences