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This wiki contains resources for educators interested in podcasting for language learning and teaching. Although the primary focus is on English Language Teaching (i.e. EFL & ESL), what you find here should also apply to podcasting and MFL (Modern Foreign Languages) teaching and learning.
ELT Podcasting Guide
This wiki was initially created to support the TESOL EVO (Electronic Village Online) session on podcasting in 2006. The pages created for this course are still available and can be found below.
ELT Podcasting 2006
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Podcasting, Coursecasting, & Web 2.0 Technologies for Research
by Steve McCarty, Professor, Osaka Jogakuin College, Japan
President (1998-2007), World Association for Online Education (WAOE)
configured for iTunes
Coursecasting Bilingual Education
Lecture parts of an upper division English for Professional Purposes course in
a podcasting blog for review, with annotations and links to course documents
iTunesU News and Coursecasting Research
Del.icio.us social bookmarking site
English and Japanese blogs, podcasting and video blogs
Flickr photo sharing site with screen shots for research
presentation sharing site
Japancasting's video blog
Blip.tv site, also a
YouTube Group -
Some ideas to use Web 2.0 technologies for research and publications:
research screen shots
aside from personal photos and offer a direct link to that subdirectory.
In publishing a paper where space is limited, hybridize the article with the same metadata tag such as "paper1" (in addition to tags descriptive of the content) in
-- for the reader to
click to read the online references
and perhaps more related online articles -- and Flickr -- for the reader to view related screen shots, such as of password-protected virtual learning environments, which can be viewed as a
. The two URLs in this case can be provided to the reader in the paper, while the tags are also searchable through the
and Flickr homepages,
or search engines.
Along with the podcasting wave,
offers an interesting voice message service where anyone can plug a microphone into their computer and
Send me a Message
. It could be used to receive spoken homework or otherwise to analyze L2 speech samples.
Google Docs & Spreadsheets
(formerly Writely) online word-processor has some intriguing possible uses, such as automatically converting e-mail attachments to HTML files, exporting files in PDF format, gathering students' papers, collaborating on papers, or simply turning word-processed documents with images into public Web pages hosted at the Writely site, as in this example with photos of active
World Association for Online Education
Writely portraying WAOE people
RECENT BOOK CHAPTERS
"Theorizing and Realizing the Globalized Classroom"
In Andrea Edmundson (Ed.),
Globalized E-Learning Cultural Challenges
Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing (July 2006)**
McCarty, S. (Japan), Ibrahim, B. (Malaysia), Sedunov, B. (Russia), & Sharma, R. (India),
"Global Online Education"
Bowskill, N. (UK), Luke, R. (Canada), & McCarty, S.,
"Global Virtual Organizations for Online Educator Empowerment"
In J. Weiss, J. Nolan, J. Hunsinger, & P. Trifonas (Eds.),
The International Handbook of Virtual Learning Environments
Volume I, pp. 723-787 & 789-819. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer (May 2006)
RECENT ARTICLES AVAILABLE ONLINE
Spoken Internet to go: Popularization through Podcasting
The JALT CALL Journal
, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 67-74 (August 2005)
Cultural, Disciplinary and Temporal Contexts of
e-Learning and English as a Foreign Language
: Research Papers
New York City: Association for Computing Machinery (April 2005)
Bilingualism and Japanology Intersection
(with colorful Flash moving Flickr photos and screen shots)
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"