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Christine Bauer-Ramazani

SpeechTrans - 0 views

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    iPhone translation; SpeechTrans is a universal language translator that lets you speak and understand over 54 Languages with Speech Recognition.
Christine Bauer-Ramazani

English Phonetics for Android - 2 views

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    This app helps you improve your English pronunciation skill.You can hear the sample pronunciation and record your pronunciation to compare and improve your skill.
Christine Bauer-Ramazani

Top 10 Sites for Educational Apps - 21 views

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    from Tech&Learning magazine, Jan. 2012
Paul Beaufait

ESP for Busy College Students: Is the Blend of In-Class, Online & Mobile Learning the A... - 4 views

  • Neumeier (2005) more broadly defines a hybrid learning environment as “a combination of face-to-face (FtF) and computer assisted learning” used in a single course delivery context (p. 164).
  • hybrid language learning courses are “only going to foster successful language learning if they are carefully designed on the basis of an analysis of the participants’ needs and abilities” (p. 176).
  • Learning English for Special Purposes requires a high degree of interaction with peers, teachers, and content. Effective interaction with content was built into the instructional design, however increased levels of communication with peers and teachers are essential and these can be achieved only through the Internet.
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  • writing practice and communication were conducted mainly through the computer not the mobile devices
  • students were in agreement that the blend of in-class, online and mobile delivery was an optimal solution for internationally trained immigrants learning English in a post-secondary context. They found the combination of 1) speaking taught primarily face-to-face, 2) listening taught on the mobile devices and 3) writing taught mainly online to be an effective approach.
  • the in-class component seemed to maintain the integrity of the hybrid course overall as it fostered a sense of community amongst the learners. As noted by participants, it was the design of the materials and the way in which they were presented, not the technology used, that impacted the effectiveness of the course the most.
  • The traditional classroom meetings though, were found most beneficial in promoting face-to-face interaction, ad-hoc speaking, pronunciation practice and the development of other communication competencies supported by visual cues.
  • the findings indicate that students’ progress was enabled by effective instructional design integrating goals and content relevant to the specific group of learners, together with the appropriate methods and media which enabled and enhanced interaction within the content.
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    Palalas, Agnieszka. (2010). ESP for busy college students: It the blend of in-class, online & mobile learning the answer? IALLT Journal, 41(1). Retrieved November 22, 2011, from http://www.iallt.org/iallt_journal/esp_for_busy_college_students_is_the_blend_of_in_class_online_mobile_learning_the_answ
Christine Bauer-Ramazani

QR Code Generator - 8 views

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    A QR Code (it stands for "Quick Response") is a mobile phone readable barcode. In its simplest sense think "print based hypertext link" - simply encode a URL into the QR Code and then point a mobile phone (or other camera-enabled mobile) at it. If the device has had QR Code decoding software installed on it, it will fire up its browser and go straight to that URL.

    But it doesn't stop there - a QR Code can also contain a phone number, an SMS message, V-Card data or just plain alphanumeric text, and the scanning device will respond by opening up the correct application to handle the encoded data appropriately courtesy of the FNC1 Application Identifiers that are embedded in the encoded data.
mbarek Akaddar

E - Home - 4 views

  • E on your phone allows you to share online & social business cards with anyone through 3 taps of your finger
David Wetzel

How to Make Science or Math Flash Cards for an iPod like a Pro - 15 views

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    "Ever wondered how to make science or math flash cards for students to use with their mobile devices? This typically comes about because finding science and math flash cards specific to a particular concept, topic area, or unit is difficult. Often when appropriate flash cards are found, they are too expensive or need modification. Technological advances have uncomplicated the process of making tailor made free flash cards for students."
Carla Arena

Creating an Audio Picture Dictionary for iPods & iPhones - 0 views

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    This idea was presented by Claire Sisbkin during the TESOL Conference, and it's just really, really neat! It's a dictionary students can listen to and see the pictures in their ipods and iphones.
Carla Arena

Utterz - Your Recent Utters - 1 views

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    Seems a promising tool for mobile blogging.
anamaria menezes

StudyCell Home - 0 views

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    add your class content to mobiles
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