EFECT SEMINAR

GENERATING MOODLE-  BASED RESOURCES AND EXERCISES WITH A CORPUS

 

Seminar organized by MQD EFECT (Expert Field Environment Collaborative Training, ref. AGAUR 2010MQD00066)

 

Dr. Jarek Krajka (Warsaw School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Editor of Teaching English with Technology) will show us how to construct and browse personal corpora with three free-of-charge tools

(TextSTAT, http://neon.niederlandistik.fu-berlin.de/en/textstat/;

AntConc, http://www.antlab.sci.waseda.ac.jp/software.html and

SCP, http://www.textworld.com/scp)

 and how to extract selected examples and create Moodle-based resources of various types (forum topics, quizzes, wikis, lessons).

 

The Seminar will be held on 29th November 2012 at FTI.

9:30-12:30 Introductory Session. Computer Room (Aula d’informàtica) B.

Speakers:

Dr. Inna Kozlova.  Obtaining the texts to build the corpus for specific purposes.

María Bernad Eustaquio. Corpus indexing.

Dr. Patricia Rodríguez-Inés. Corpus treatment with WordSmith Tools.

Dr. Jarek Krajka. Data-driven learning and teacher/learner autonomy.

12:30-13:00 Coffee break. FTI Japanese Garden.

13:00-15:00Workshop 1 (J. Krajka. Generating exercises with TextSTAT, AntConc and SCP) Computer Room (Aula d’informàtica) C.

16:00-18:00 Workshop 2 (J. Krajka. Creating Moodle-based resources of various types (forum topics, quizzes, wikis, lessons) Computer Room (Aula d’informàtica) C.

 

Please confirm attendance by email (name and NIU to add to Moodle, preferably by Nov. 27th) at: maria.bernad@e-campus.uab.cat

An attendance certificate will be awarded to those who participate in the introductory session and at least one of the afternoon workshops.

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