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Sunday, February 10, 2008

Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasting, Center for Teaching Excellence

Seminar on Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasting

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.
Dr. Lara Lomicka Anderson and Dr. Lara Ducate
University of South Carolina
February 26, 2008
2:00-3:15 p.m.

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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The teaching guide consists of videos and on-line resources. In addition, we have identified local faculty and staff members' willing to share their knowledge and experience in teaching theory and practice.