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#ESLChat The Hurdle of Native Speaker Requirement for #English #Language #Teachers

Source: morocco world news By Abdelmounim Ait Hammou Casablanca – A stereotype about the effectiveness and superiority of English taught by native-speakers remains as thousands of highly-qualified and certified non-native speakers are still struggling to land a job outside their home … Continue reading

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#Indie #Publisher Book Launch: The Way of the APE

The book launch is a tradition. The proud author notifies some friends and family to bring some of their friends and family to the event. A press release is distributed to the press with the inverted synopsis of your book. … Continue reading

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Reframe Language Learning: Strategies in Language Learning (by Andrew Weiler)

Andrew Weiler Language Learning Specialist Melbourne Area, Australia Professional Training & Coaching Strategies in Language Learning, Holmesglen Institute If when we are taught English we are just taught the rules of grammar, it would take all our love of our … Continue reading

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MOOCs’ Contradictions (Learning in a MOOC)

by David Touve Inside Higher Ed September 11, 2012 Bio David Touve is assistant professor of business administration at Washington and Lee University. In recent months, many of the most prominent research universities announced forays into free online courses. As … Continue reading

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MOOC Pedagogy – Promise or Peril?

Excerpt: MOOC pedagogy: the challenges of developing for Coursera In the summer of 2012 the team of teachers and researchers associated with the MSc in E-learning programme at the University of Edinburgh began developing a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) … Continue reading

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#Edcamp_Delta & #Edcamp Santiago & Sponsors Welcome Message (Video)

Edcamp Santiago 2012 & Sponsors Welcome Message to Participants: The music is Chile Lindo (Beautiful Chile) and ¡Viva Chile! (Long Live Chile!), sung by Mr. Luis Jara. We thank all participants, here and in Canada, for coming out to share … Continue reading

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Accuracy, Fluency and Coherency: A Paradigm Change?

Today I read an interesting study about the writing abilities of students in Latin America and the Caribbean. It’s called, “Escritura: Un estudio de las habilidades de los estudiantes de América Latina y el Caribe”. Before reading the study, I … Continue reading

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Connectivism & Connected Knowledge Explained by George Siemens

What could education be like? What should education be like? Now, compare your answer(s) to what education IS like, in your school, in your university, in your place of learning, in your children’s school, in your grandchildren’s school, in your … Continue reading

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