lunes, octubre 19, 2009

Conferencia Virtual sobre Redes Sociales: 5-8 de noviembre

Una invitación para la conferencia virtual Social Networking 2009 (Redes sociales), la cual se llevará a cabo desde el 5 hasta el 8 de noviembre de 2009, completamente en línea y de forma gratuita (video promocional). El evento está dirigido especialmente a profesores de inglés (y otros idiomas); sin embargo, quienes no sean del área y estén interesados en aprender sobre los usos educativos de las redes sociales en línea también pueden participar. El idioma oficial del evento será el inglés.

From November 5-8, 2009, we will be running the Social Networking 2009 Conference. This open-knowledge event will be completely online and free and it is aimed at encouraging practioners to reflect on the role of communities of practice as a social network in ELT.

This event is being jointly organized by AVEALMEC and ARCALL, two Latin American associations, one based in Venezuela and the other in Argentina, interested in promoting the use of ICT in the language classroom.

For this event, we invited conference speakers from different parts of the world:

Etienne Wenger -United States of America Vance Stevens -United Arabic Emirates Nik Peachey -United Kingdom Charalambos Vrasidas and Maria Solomou -Cyprus Nicky Hockly -Spain Erika Cruvinel and Ronaldo Lima -Brazil Rita Zeinstejer and Paula Ledesma -Argentina Nellie Müller Deustch -Israel Carla Arena -Brazil Graham Stanley -Spain Jennifer Verschoor, Evelyn Izquierdo and Erika Cruvinel -Argentina, Venezuela, Brazil During four days, our guest speakers will be sharing their experiences and expertise with participants and will help us grasp a better picture of how social networks can be used in the language teaching and learning field. We will be discussing about the concepts and theories around social networks, communities of practice and the Web 2.0, as well as about the use, advantages and drawbacks of social networking tools.

Join us and participate in this amazing learning experience! Visit our official site and join us in Social Net and Moodle. You may also follow us in Facebook: AVEALMEC Venezuelan CALL Association or Twitter: avealmec.

Spread the word! Let´s get socially connected!


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