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					                          TESOL-UKRAINE
              TEACHER DEVELOPMENT SUMMER INSTITUTE
                      Funded by the U.S. Embassy

         “COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN EL TEACHING/LEARNING”
                                  June 21-25, 2010



                          Call for Participation

    AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

TESOL-Ukraine and the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine have been running a number of ELT
projects over several years aimed at providing continuous professional development
and sustaining an ELT professional network in Ukraine. The goal of this Summer
Institute is to examine challenges EFL professionals face in the Digital/Technological
Age and explore e-teaching and e-learning tools.
We expect that by the end of the Institute participants will be able to implement different
aspects of computer technology in EL learning and teaching.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Institute is for teachers of secondary schools and universities,TESOL-Ukraine
members1. It will expose teachers to effective tools of teaching with web resources and
software. The program will introduce teachers to different types of technology they
could use in their teaching to encourage target-language practice with peers and native
speakers. Teachers will also discuss how they can adapt these new tools to their
teaching environments.
The program will suggest the following subthemes:


        WebQuest model
        Quandry software
        Wikis
        Voki
        Blogs
        Audacity
        Podcasting for Receptive and Productive Purposes




1
 To join TESOL-Ukraine, please find TESOL-Ukraine Membership Form 2010 at
http://tesol-ukraine.at.ua/
INVITED TRAINERS

SEAN CONLEY is the chair of the department of English language studies at The New
School University in New York City where he manages a department that includes ESL
programs, a TESOL Certificate program and directs an online and blended MA in
TESOL with concentrations in Teaching and Curriculum Development. Previously he
served as associate dean for the graduate programs at The School for International
Training where he taught courses in integrating technology in teaching. He also directed
a five-year curriculum development and institutional change project at Tokyo Jogakkan
Junior College where he designed the computer labs and the technology thread for the
English curriculum. He has worked as a language teacher, teacher trainer, and
program manager in volunteer programs, private language institutes & universities.

THOMAS TASKER from Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
 has been currently working as a U.S. DOS Senior English Language Fellow in Kyiv.
Previously he led professional development courses for in-service Korean secondary
school teachers; led TEFL certificate courses in Czech Republic; taught introductory
 linguistics course and course for International Teaching Assistants (ITAs) as well as
ESL intermediate to advanced levels in an intensive English program at the
Pennsylvania State University.

OTHER DETAILS Dates:                                   June 21-25, 2010
              Number of participants:                  40
              Number of groups:                        2
              Venue:                                   Kamyanets-Podilsky Ivan
                                                       Ohiyenko National University,
                                                       Kamyanets-Podilsky
                     Language of Summer Institute:     English

If you are selected you will be provided with the 5-day training and 6 nights of
accommodation in double occupancy rooms. Transportation expenses to the Summer
Institute site will not be reimbursed. You will need to make your own travel
arrangements to the Institute site. Please plan to arrive on Sunday, June 20. More
details will be provided in your acceptance letter. The Institute ends at 15:30 on June
25.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Successful applicants will have the following skills and competencies:

   a very good command of English
   basic knowledge of computers and uses of the Internet
   ability and willingness to work hard as part of a team with other participants
   ability and willingness to disseminate the knowledge you will receive in the region
    you come from
   active listening and communicative skills

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should please supply:

   a Curriculum Vitae
   an attached Application Form
   a one-page Statement of Purpose
Interested candidates should send their Application Form, Statement of Purpose, and
CV to for-tesol-events@list.ru by May 28, 2010.

Only successful applicants will be informed about the results of selection via e-mail by
June 3, 2010

                    APPLICATION DEADLINE – 28 May 2010

				
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