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Learning language, content, and collaboration through group projects
Abstract This paper reports on the use of various oThis paper reports on the use of various online technologies to facilitate group-projects at a community college serving a multilingual population in a large metropolitan area. The paper explains why and how wikis, podcasts, and audio-editing software were selected and introduced to and by second language learners to carry out a multi-task project on the historical figure, Thomas Jefferson, an American founding father. It describes features of wikis that not only foster the acquisition of academic language and content, but also help students develop teamwork skills needed for college and workplace success. In short, this paper presents an on-going curricular project to integrate online technologies into ESL content-based instruction (CBI) using student-directed, small-group project work.tudent-directed, small-group project work.
Abstractsub This paper reports on the use of various oThis paper reports on the use of various online technologies to facilitate group-projects at a community college serving a multilingual population in a large metropolitan area. The paper explains why and how wikis, podcasts, and audio-editing software were selected and introduced to and by second language learners to carry out a multi-task project on the historical figure, Thomas Jefferson, an American founding father. It describes features of wikis that not only foster the acquisition of academic language and content, but also help students develop teamwork skills needed for college and workplace success. In short, this paper presents an on-going curricular project to integrate online technologies into ESL content-based instruction (CBI) using student-directed, small-group project work.tudent-directed, small-group project work.
Bibtextype article  +
Has author Korsko P. + , Lyons K. + , Guevara C. +
Has keyword Accountability + , Best practices + , CALL + , Collaborative learning + , Content-based instruction (CBI) + , Cooperative learning + , ESL + , Language acquisition + , Podcasts + , Scaffolding + , Social learning + , Teamwork + , Thomas jefferson + , Ubiquitous learning + , Web 2.0 + , Wiki +
Issn 18359795  +
Issue 4  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 69–76  +
Published in Ubiquitous Learning +
Title Learning language, content, and collaboration through group projects +
Type journal article  +
Volume 2  +
Year 2010 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 22:32:57  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 22:32:57  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2010  +
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