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1756 TED Talks Listed in a Neat Spreadsheet

1756 TED Talks Listed in a Neat Spreadsheet | TELT | Scoop.it
A quick update for TED heads. In early 2011 we mentioned that someone put together a handy online spreadsheet that lists 875 TED Talks, with handy links to each video.
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Surprising that this would be necessary/useful, but easy to browse for famous names or topics

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Vocational English mobile learning route | VISIR

Vocational English mobile learning route | VISIR | TELT | Scoop.it

Wanna have a a conversation in English  while you walk?  The project is all about learning English outside the classroom by walking through a mobile learning route packed with  qr-code.


Qr-codes are linked to YouTube-videos, where a native English speaker asks different questions. Students read the qr-codes with the qr-reader app on their mobile device. Then they watch the videos and answer the questions by making a video, recording audio clip, making a comic strip and/or writing the answer on the notebook on their device. 

 

Students can send their products to their own blog and/or they can be watched together in the classroom.

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Using online video in ELT: Nik Peachey

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34-slide deck to support recent online webinar with tips, tools and links; you can also watch the 80 min recording of the webinar https://webconf.vc.dfn.de/p1om4x6sqa8/

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Webinar on online video for language teaching: Nik Peachey


Via Juergen Wagner
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Classroom Interaction and Change: Ethnographic Study Julie Snell

Classroom Interaction and Change:  Ethnographic Study Julie Snell | TELT | Scoop.it
Dr. Julia Snell, Kings College, London
Towards Dialogue: A Linguistic Ethnographic Study of Classroom Interaction and Change
(ESRC RES-061-25-0363)
Lefstein, A. & J. Snell (forthcoming in 2013)

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Phil Chappell's curator insight, December 1, 2013 6:25 PM

Video report on this project by Julie Snell. Data collected from 75 lessons; one of the main findings was successful attempt to import Discourse Genres from outside the classroom; resulted in extended student interactions; students interacting with each other; "non-pupil like interactional privileges"; sometimes led to narrowing of learning opportunities through distraction though; shifts in power relations; teachers have to plan carefully the talk that they want to occur. Dialogic teaching is multidimensional; one important dimension is the content of the talk rather than the form of the talk. Balancing content and social relations is key. Lots of other factors impact on classroom talk. Dialogic teaching raises tensions and dilemmas for teachers and students. Great 13 minute summary of an important study! Loads of relevance for ELT.

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YTD Video Downloader and Converter

YTD Video Downloader and Converter | TELT | Scoop.it

Download free videos from 50+ sitesConvert Most Video Formats: mp3, mp4, wmv, flv, mov, 3gp, aviWatch free videos later on other devices: iPad, iPhone, iPod, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Kindle Fire, Blackberry and many othersIntegrated video player to watch your videos right awaySuper easy to use and fast


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Vance Stevens's curator insight, October 1, 2013 11:27 AM

Nik Peachey recommended this one, and I commented that I am using Any Video Converter to extract mp3s from YouTube videos (and sometimes using them in classrooms with no Internet).  It's free and works quite well, http://www.any-video-converter.com/

Ilana Rosansky's curator insight, October 2, 2013 1:26 AM

I often download short videos from YouTube and elsewhere but also often experience various download 'problems'. I am optimistic that this may solve those problems... Looks good!

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, October 6, 2013 11:38 AM

from Phil Vinogradov

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Video lessons | Inside Out

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MacMillan videos and worksheets free to download.

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Ready-made video and worksheet with teacher's version; could be used regularly or as a one-off.

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, August 2, 2013 3:17 AM

Looks like standalone materials which would work for self-study if it's the right level for you.

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Skype adds video messaging to Skype for Mac, iPhone and iPad

Skype adds video messaging to Skype for Mac, iPhone and iPad | TELT | Scoop.it

"Skype Video Messaging has been in beta for a while; today the free feature is becoming available to all users."

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Good news for language teachers: free 3-minute video messages, number limited in free version.

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Sous-titrez vos vidéos pour l’apprentissage des langues |

Sous-titrez vos vidéos pour l’apprentissage des langues | | TELT | Scoop.it

En termes d’utilisation dans le monde, les vidéos en ligne commencent à rivaliser avec la télévision. Au cas où vous réalisez, ou seriez intéressé(e) de réaliser, des vidéos avec vos élèves, il semble logique d’essayer d‘utiliser les outils de sous-titrage disponibles sur Internet pour conférer une toute nouvelle dimension linguistique à vos vidéos.


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Dotsub et Amara, deux dispositifs gratuits pour sous-titrer des vidéos.  Liens, tutoriels, astuces techniques et pédagogiques.

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Emilie Lehr's curator insight, September 21, 9:04 AM

Voici quelques-uns des avantages liés à l’utilisation de sous-titres dans l’apprentissage des langues :

- Leur utilisation fait coïncider la lecture à la capacité d’écoute.
- Les élèves sont capables d’apprendre à traiter rapidement le texte dans une langue étrangère et améliorent la lecture rapide en essayant de suivre le rythme des sous-titres qui accompagnent les dialogues.
- Les élèves peuvent apprendre à prononcer bon nombre de mots, consciemment et inconsciemment.
- Les élèves développent ainsi des aptitudes à reconnaître les mots.
- Les sous-titres permettent aux élèves d’acquérir de nouveaux mots de vocabulaire ou de nouvelles expressions.
- Les élèves sont capables de comprendre l’humour (des blagues) qui serait difficile à repérer sans l’aide des sous-titres.
- Les sous-titres peuvent motiver les élèves à étudier la langue étrangère en dehors de la classe, notamment en regardant la télévision ou des vidéos en ligne, en écoutant les dialogues des versions originales.

Gilles Le Page's curator insight, September 22, 1:37 AM

tutoriel très précis !

Pierre Cyborgjeff Martin's curator insight, September 22, 5:29 AM

Une série d'outil en ligne permettant de sous-titrer des vidéos.

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myBrainshark - Add your voice to presentations, share online, and track viewing

myBrainshark - Add your voice to presentations, share online, and track viewing | TELT | Scoop.it
Free presentation creation, hosting. Add audio to PPT slides, docs, photos to create online videos. Use for e-learning, on-demand webinars, lead generation.
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WeSpeke

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WeSpeke is a free and open global language platform and marketplace cultural exchange where users teach, learn and practice languages.
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Shona Whyte's curator insight, March 14, 2013 10:01 AM

Anyone tried this out?

Asma Ben Aîcha's comment, March 23, 2013 9:58 PM
Done (y)
Shona Whyte's comment, March 24, 2013 6:43 AM
Do tell! What did you do? How did it work out?
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Audio Video resources

Audio Video resources | TELT | Scoop.it
Audio and video resources for the classroom - all ages

Young Learner to adult
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Des liens vers des ressources audio/vidéo pour les apprenants d'anglais

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Clean Up Your YouTube Viewing Experience

Clean Up Your YouTube Viewing Experience | TELT | Scoop.it

"A Cleaner Internet is an extension for Chrome, Safari, and Firefox. The extension allows you to search YouTube and view YouTube videos without viewing the "related" content, advertisements, and comments that appear on YouTube."

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, February 3, 2013 12:48 PM

Another classroom tip from Richard Byrne of Free Technology for Teachers.  Watch the video to see how this works.

Gareth Harris's curator insight, February 4, 2013 6:31 AM

A handy tip if you don't like all the other 'stuff' that comes with YouTube

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Computer-assisted Video Communication in the Primary EFL Classroom:...

Computer-assisted Video Communication in the Primary EFL Classroom: A German-French Exchange Euline Cutrim Schmid & Shona Whyte Paper presented at the 2. Bu...
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Ongoing research into technology-mediated live communication in the young beginners EFL classroom.

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oTranscribe

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A free HTML5 app to take the pain out of transcribing interviews. Useful for journalists, academics and anyone else transcribing audio. And it's open source, too.
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I've been using the German F4/F5 (Transcriptions for Mac) - this looks like a worthy alternative to try out.

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Download videos from ALL video sites, Free!

Download videos from Youtube, SoundCloud mp3, Facebook, VK, Xvideos, Vimeo, Metacafe, Putlocker and more.

Via Nik Peachey
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What's not to like?  Worth a try in any case.

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Kim Spence-Jones's curator insight, January 30, 12:47 PM

A tool like this is a must-have for anyone who wants to include video clips in presentations. Relying on a network connection is just too scary!

Nataliasterns's curator insight, January 31, 12:42 PM

para desc videos

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, February 8, 7:26 PM

This can be a teachers friend when the internet goes down or blocked. Thank you for sharing this valuable and free service.

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Shooting Better Video With Mobile Phones and Tablets

Shooting Better Video With Mobile Phones and Tablets | TELT | Scoop.it
This morning on Google+ Tony Cacaccio shared a picture that offers a great tip for shooting better videos with your mobile phone or tablet. (I don't know who actually owns the picture so you'll have to see it here on Tony's page).
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Richard Byrne of Free Technology for Teachers

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Making Audio Slideshows in YouTube

Making Audio Slideshows in YouTube | TELT | Scoop.it
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Straightforward walk-through for adding audio to slides on YouTube, useful for teachers and learners alike.

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Video and Screencasting Apps for Learning

Video and screencasting apps can help teachers develop their own tutorials for students (similar to Khan academy) or can be used so students can make their own

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, August 16, 2013 5:40 PM

Great ideas and practical!

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, August 18, 2013 2:29 AM

A quick and easy to watch and learn from overview on screen casting.

Kristyn Curran's curator insight, December 18, 2013 11:08 AM

This seems like a home run!  Make your own video tutorials for your students to meet THEIR needs. 

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How to make online language teaching units on the fly - Tools project

Do It Yourself video demonstrating how language teachers can easily create online units like those found at http://multidict.net
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14 minute walk through showing how to prepare a TED video with transcript for language learning by connecting to online dictionary entries.

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The Hobbit: Lessons On Movies.com: ESL Lessons

Lessons On Movies.com. ESL lesson plan on The Hobbit. Complete with printable handout, 8 online quizzes and mp3.
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EFL activities for intermediate learners and above, perhaps best as self-access/homework.

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, April 21, 2013 4:13 AM

New website from Sean Banville with EFL activities based on movie trailers.

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5 Free Video Converter Programs and Online Services

5 Free Video Converter Programs and Online Services | TELT | Scoop.it
A video converter converts one kind of video file to another. Here are several free video converter software programs and online video converters.
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Having spent (wasted) more time than I'd like converting wmv to mp4, I'd like to recommend the PC version of Any Video Converter.  Truly free and easy, though it opens a number of browser ads after installation.  

 

Handbrake is also in the list, also free and easy from the Mac end, but I couldn't get iMovie or my Transcriptions programme to read the output. http://www.audiotranskription.de/english/english/transcription/more-software/transcriptions-mac

 

And Nathan Hall adds "I would also add Miro Video Converter to the list. It works really well and is available on most platforms http://www.mirovideoconverter.com"

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jillyfrees's comment, March 27, 2013 8:41 PM
Thanks Shona, whilst I haven't yet had the need to convert video, I've found (free) audio conversion programs like Switch really useful.
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Peer Teaching: young learners

Peer Teaching: young learners | TELT | Scoop.it
Watch how you can use student peer teaching in your classroom to help all students become experts on topics. Peer teaching is a strategy that celebrates student strengths and address student learning gaps.
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Pre-service secondary EFL teacher's choice of a classroom video to illustrate the value of homework.  In this short clip, we see how the teacher quickly corrects maths homework, then pairs students who correctly answered a question with ones who got it wrong.  Once a student understands the correct solution, he or she presents it to the class from the board.

 

My masters' student suggests this technique could work in EFL.

 

 

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How to download videos: KeepVid, NetvideoHunter & desktop programmes

How to download videos: KeepVid, NetvideoHunter & desktop programmes | TELT | Scoop.it
Check out these three ways to download video from Web sites like YouTube and Vimeo. Read this article by Sharon Vaknin on CNET.
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Add these possibilities to old standbys like DownloadHelper for Firefox (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/video-downloadhelper/) and RealPlayer downloader (http://www.real.com/realplayer/download-video).

 

This question came up in training yesterday (in-service French secondary school teachers of English) and I think it's important to take care of these practical details (what and how) and well as broader issues of why ...

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