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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 […]

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Schoology: the user-friendly CMS

Schoology.com  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 […]

This is an alternative response to a Tweet I found about using mobile technology in class: https://goo.gl/2xV3Ao

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 […]