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Peanut Gallery - Add Your Own Words to Silent Films

Peanut Gallery - Add Your Own Words to Silent Films | TELT | Scoop.it

Just a few minutes ago on the Official Google Blog a new Chrome experiment was released. The new experiment is called The Peanut Gallery. OnThe Peanut Gallery you can add your own words to silent film clips by simply speaking into your computer. When you speak into your computer your words are turned into text and displayed in the film clip.

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Open Educational Practices in language education - Shona Whyte

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Workshop on Open Practices in language education in Limerick
 

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Nice group at the University of Limerick today!
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MultiTAL NLP Tool

The MultiTal NLP tool infrastructure
Driss Sadoun, Satenik Mkhitaryan, Damien Nouvel, Mathieu Valette ERTIM, INALCO, Paris, France
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his paper gives an overview of the MultiTal project, which aims to create a research infrastructure that ensures long-term distribution of NLP tools descriptions. The goal is to make NLP tools more accessible and usable to end-users of different disciplines. The infrastructure is built on a meta-data scheme modelling and standardising multilingual NLP tools documentation. The model is conceptualised using an OWL ontology. The formal representation of the ontology al- lows us to automatically generate organised and structured documentation in different languages for each represented tool.
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Issues and Challenges of
Training Teachers to use Technologies in the 21st Century

The Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology is a peer-reviewed journal that welcomes papers on all aspects of educational technology and learning. Topics may include, but are not limited to: learning theory and technology, cognition and technology.
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Reporting ELT research through comics: Darren Elliott

Elliott: "There is an undeniable element of gimmickry in publishing research in comic form. This may be helpful in getting your work actually read; in such a crowded field it is good to stand out. However, it remains to be seen whether such work can be taken seriously. Sousani s (2015) demonstrated how an entire doctoral thesis in philosophy and visual communication could be produced in graphic form to great effect, but are comics welcome in language education research?
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From a special Issue of ELTED: Innovative Writing in English Language Teacher Education and Development
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Classroom-based research for professional development

Our sponsors The following associations are officially supporting this EVO: All-India Network of English Teachers (AINET) ; English Language Professionals' Association (ELPA) - Ethiopia
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Online course for language teachers
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Conference 2017 | BETA

Conference 2017 | BETA | TELT | Scoop.it
1st FIPLV East European Regional Congress 26th BETA-IATEFL Annual International Conference Learning and teaching languages: Creating bridges to the
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Upcoming IATEFL conference in Bulgaria
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GERAS Global ESP News Update

GERAS Global ESP News Update | TELT | Scoop.it
This is the first issue of Global ESP News Update, our bimonthly newsletter on global ESP news and events. You will find below various calls and announcements that were recently sent to us by our members. Please, feel free to feed our updates with information. Our GERAS and GIC network now totals close to 200 members all over the world.
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English for Specific Purposes research
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AILA-Europe Junior Researcher Meeting in Applied Linguistics

Universität Wien
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CFP January 2017
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The Font | A Literary Journal for Language Teachers

The Font | A Literary Journal for Language Teachers | TELT | Scoop.it
The Font – A Literary Journal for Language Teachers is an online journal of quality writing on the theme of teaching and learning languages at home and abroad.
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#TBLTChat 6 – Special – Misconceptions 

#TBLTChat 6 – Special – Misconceptions  | TELT | Scoop.it
Hello again. It has been a while, hasn't it? The next #TBLTChat on Twitter is scheduled for Tuesday 13th December from 0:00 GMT until 0:00 GMT on the 14th.  This topic was suggested by Mura Nava, and there is a bit of pre-reading, too.  What are some misconceptions about TBLT you have encountered? Do you think you…
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Twitter discussion of misconceptions in task-based language teaching on now.
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Corpus Linguistics in the South #cls13

Corpus Linguistics in the South #cls13 | TELT | Scoop.it
University of Suffolk, Ipswich, Sat Nov 26
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Pearson’s Grand Vision: Standardised Everything!

Pearson’s Grand Vision: Standardised Everything! | TELT | Scoop.it
Pearson PLC is a British multinational publishing and education company headquartered in London. It's the largest education company and the largest book publisher in the world. It generates total revenues of $10 billion. It's a key player in the ELT world and in the last couple of months, Pearson has stepped up its promotional campaign for its Global Scale of English (GSE). Here’s what…
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Dennis Swender's curator insight, February 2, 1:11 PM
Just wondering about the alignment of a standardized "on-size-fits-all" paradigm with increasing linguistic and cultural diversities of bilingually enriched students.
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Webinaire : Environnements numériques pour l'enseignement-apprentissage des langues

Webinaire : Environnements numériques pour l'enseignement-apprentissage des langues | TELT | Scoop.it
Journée d'étude Webinaire organisée par le Centre de Linguistique appliquée de Besançon, en partenariat avec la revue Alsic (Apprentissage des langues et systèmes d'information et de communication) 28 mars 2017- Centre de linguistique appliquée - 6 rue Gabriel Plançon, 25000 Besançon
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Day of online presentations by French researchers in second language teaching and learning
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20 practical ways to use Google Forms

20 practical ways to use Google Forms | TELT | Scoop.it
Google Forms gives educators a powerful data collection tool. Check out these 20 ways to harness its power in school.
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Useful tips and tricks for collecting grades etc
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Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, February 2, 1:07 AM
If you have access to technology, I recommend you check out Google Forms.  There are so many ways you can use it. This article has examples for each of the 20 ways so you can see what it looks like actually being used.
Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, February 3, 3:24 AM
useful ideas for class use
 
abdoss's curator insight, February 3, 10:28 AM
Google Forms is an awesome tool!
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Text to speech technologies: OER examples

Four examples of open access text-to-speech tools, including one that also translates.

http://www.naturalreaders.com/index.html
http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net (available in multiple languages) http://www.fromtexttospeech.com (available in multiple languages) https://text-to-speech-demo.mybluemix.net (with expressive SSML)
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Type your text in French, imtranslator will read it aloud in English
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Remove Line Breaks Online Tool

Online tool for removing line breaks from text and html. It automatically removes line breaks and preserves paragraph breaks.
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If you ever got stuck copying and pasting from PDF
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