English Language Teaching Event

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  • Speaker: Shaun Wilden
  • Date and Time:
    15th April 2020, 14:00-15:00 BST

Taking your first steps into teaching live online.
With the world on the verge of a global pandemic and many countries closing public institutions, educationalists are suddenly finding themselves without a physical classroom to teach in. As a result many teachers are looking at how to take their teaching online and wondering what’s the best way to do it and what equipment they may need.

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Overview

Taking your first steps into teaching live online.
With the world on the verge of a global pandemic and many countries closing public institutions, educationalists are suddenly finding themselves without a physical classroom to teach in. As a result many teachers are looking at how to take their teaching online and wondering what’s the best way to do it and what equipment they may need. In the first of two webinars aimed at those of you forced to take your first steps into the online teaching environment, we’ll explore teaching live online, that is when you and your students meet online in real time for a lesson. It gives you tips on what to look for in your choice of software and discusses what equipment you need to get. Along the way we’ll share some tips for successful lessons so that by the end you’ll feel more confident entering the online synchronous teaching world.

Date and Time

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15th April 2020

  • UK (UTC) 14:00 - 15:00
  • UAE (GST) 17:00 - 18:00
  • Japan (JST) 22:00 - 23:00
  • Brazil (BRT) 10:00 - 11:00
  • New York (EDT) 09:00 - 10:00

Speaker

Shaun Wilden Shaun Wilden has been involved in English language teaching for nearly thirty years and teaching online for over a decade. He is the Academic Head of training and development for the International House World Organisation and runs their online teacher development site. These days he specialises in technology and language teaching. He also teaches digital literacy at the University of Oxford. His latest book “Mobile Learning” was published in 2017 by OUP and was nominated for an English Speaking Union award. He is a trustee of IATEFL. For a hobby he makes a podcast for ELT teachers, the TEFL commute. Other than that he enjoys playing table top games.

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15th April 2020, 14:00-15:00 BST Register now