Friday, February 15, 2008

Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasting Seminar -- Tuesday, February 26, 2008 2:00 to 3:15 pm Close/Hipp Building (Moore School of Business), Room 204, & Online

Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasting

Dr. Lara Lomicka Anderson and Dr. Lara Ducate, University of South Carolina

Tuesday, February 26, 2008
2:00 - 3:15 p.m.
Close/Hipp Building (Moore School of Business), Room 204


This seminar will introduce the basics of blogs, wikis, and podcasting, and their potential uses in and out of the classroom. Examples of projects and assessment rubrics will be discussed.

View and Evaluate This Colloquium

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[Note: Click on “Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasting ½ hour before this event starts and click on “View Live” under the “View and Evaluate This Colloquium” section of the webpage that comes up. The link on this site will not be activated until ½ hour before the program starts, so I cannot post it to the LISSA blog)

About the Presenters

Lara Lomicka Anderson is an Associate Professor of French at the University of South Carolina. She participants in an award-winning intercultural project, Raison d'Etre, which involves telecollaboration (webcams and microphones), regular chat, email exchanges, podcasting, and a collaborative blog. She has published several articles on technology in Language Learning and Technology, CALICO Journal, System, and Foreign Language Annals, as well as an edited volume entitled Teaching Technologies and is the Software Review Editor for the CALICO Journal.

Lara Ducate is an Assistant Professor of German at the University of South Carolina where she also coordinates the lower division German program. Her research focuses on teacher training, weblogs and podcasts, and computer-mediated communication. She recently co-edited a volume on technology in foreign language teaching entitled Calling on CALL: From Theory and Research to New Directions in Foreign Language.

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