Café Causette-Le mouvement Oulipo

Nous feuilletterons aujourd’hui les ‘Exercices de style’de Raymond Queneau, membre fondateur du mouvement Oulipo (Ouvroir de littérature potentielle). Cliquez sur le lien suivant pour consultez l’oeuvre: Raymond Queneau-Exercices de style    

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Schoology: a tutorial for correcting assignments (French).

This tutorial was designed for my native French Erasmus Student Assistants. It reflects the fact that the time for turnaround is minimal, so that corrections need to be kept to a minimum. Tutoriel pour faire les corrections sur Schoology. 1. Connectez-vous à Schoology et allez au cours de MLF121. Cliquez sur l’activité de compréhension ‘Questions […]

Schoology-individualized instruction

Schoology: the user-friendly CMS  was mentioned to me in a Tweet by a language instructor comparing it to Google classrooms. Prior to that I had no idea it existed, nor what it was. My interest was piqued because I am looking at ways of deploying MOOCs next year and because I am always looking at software that offers ways of […]

Using for storyboarding a Powerpoint Presentation

Using to Storyboard a Powerpoint presentation

 Twinery can be used to create adventure stories where the correct decisions lead to the desired outcome. Here I have used it to demonstrate Storyboarding in preparation for a Powerpoint Presentation. The reason for using it is that it is simple to use and formats the elements well, i.e. you don’t need to keep re-adjusting text-boxes […]

This is an alternative response to a Tweet I found about using mobile technology in class:

Mobile phones for collaborating in a traditional classroom

To collaborate in a classroom using mobile phones requires the  projection of a media that allows multiple users to see what is happening on an entire shared document. This year I’m teaching French Essay writing in small groups of up to 10 students so I had the opportunity to test this. Admittedly you need to have […]

Twitter and Google docs for research on ‘L’Éducation nationale’

Twitter is catchy; and having ignored it for most of the past few years, I now find it an irresistible alternative that sits somewhere between a serious endeavour and passive moment. Twitter was off-putting because of its reputation for duplicating celebrities’ ergonomics, physical movement, diet and joy without an analytical filter. This was of course a stereotype […]