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One - two day workshop on exploring digital tools and methods for supporting English Language Teaching (ELT)
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=== Objectives of the workshop ===
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# Multiple possibilities of language resource creation - text, audio, interactive content.
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# Explore different FOSS tools to create effective language resources
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# Record and edit audio in Audacity to see how audio can be used in a language lesson.
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# To explore new digital tools and applications for language learning
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# Make your audio resource more effective by using multiple audio files (background music)
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# Understand the features of Indic anagram, H5P and Audacity.
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# Experience Indic anagram to create anagrams for different vocabularies.
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# Experience different content types in H5P to create interactive content for language teaching and understanding the importance of interactive resource for learning.
  
(can use this for internal workshop + CLIx workshop and make it a generic page for such workshops, focusing on tools as Indic Anagram, H5P, Audacity)
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=== Agenda ===
  
=== Objectives of the workshop ===
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==== Agenda for Audio creation workshop ====
# Understanding the importance of interactive resource for learning.
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{| class="wikitable"
# Multiple possibilities of language resource creation - text, audio, interactive content
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|'''Time'''
# To see how audio can be used in a language lesson.
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|'''Session'''
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|'''Structure'''
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|'''Objectives/ Outcomes'''
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|'''Activities'''
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|-
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|10.30 -11.0
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|Record audio using different devices
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|Demo
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|Using different applications for audio recording
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Understanding the technical specifications for audio – headphones, microphone, etc
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|Check list of recording a good quality audio
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Audacity interface
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Go through the audio recording process – record pause, play, stop and save as project file, export
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Mobile apps are like sound recorder, audio recorder, recorder
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Record and save audio files.
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|-
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|'''11-11.15'''
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|'''Tea break'''
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|-
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|11.15-12.45
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|Creating audio resources for the lessons in the text
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|Hands-on
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|1. Understanding the power of audio in a classroom
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2. Appreciating the incremental benefit that the digital audio resource brings to a classroom – possibilities of introducing contextual sounds
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3.  Understanding elements of good script writing
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|1. Participants have to select (on selected story line and poem etc)
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2. Use lab computers or their personal laptop or mobile phones to record.
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3.If it is story - participants can make groups of 2 people to record
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4. For Poem - try to record same poem with different voice modulation
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5. Save your audio files.
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6. Import all recorded audio files into systems.
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|12.45-1.00
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|
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|Hands-on
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|
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|Import audio into systems (who are recorded in mobile)
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And import to audcaity (all)
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- 30 min
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|-
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|'''1.00-2.00'''
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|'''LUNCH'''
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|-
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|2-4.00
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|Adding audio elements  to your recording
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|l
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|1.  Effectiveness of adding audio effects
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2.  Understanding when to use audio effects and how
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3. Using an audio editing tool to add sound elements
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|1. Use edit tools to refine your audio by removing unwanted part
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2. To understand what is track and its uses
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3. Use multiple tracks to add background music for the audio
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4. Participants identify the sound effects they would like to add
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5. File export as audio files and save as project
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|-
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|'''3-3.15'''
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|'''Tea break'''
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|-
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|4.0-5.00
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|Use different audio effects for make audio more interest
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|
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|Using an audio editing tool to enhance an audio resource
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Understanding of using different audio effects to make more effective of the story
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|1. Use amplify to adjust the output volume of your audio files
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2. Fade in/out to adjust the audio -voice modulation
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4. Save Export your audio files in different formats.
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|}
  
=== Agenda ===
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==== Agenda for creating interactive content ====
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
{| class="wikitable"
|'''Topic'''
 
 
|'''Time'''  
 
|'''Time'''  
 
|'''Structure'''  
 
|'''Structure'''  
 
|'''Session plan'''  
 
|'''Session plan'''  
|'''Steward activities'''
 
 
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|Introduction to the workshop and objectives  
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|30 mins
|11:00 - 11:15
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|Introduction  
|Introduction
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|Workshop objectives  
|1. The training team will explain the structure and objectives of the session and its relevance for the project
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Workshop agenda discussion
2. The training team will explore the expectations of the stewards from the session.
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Participants expectations
 
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3. The training team will divide the stewards into pairs of 2 according to the digital literacy assessment with at least one person comparatively digitally proficient in each group. This grouping is undertaken to enable peer learning.
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|60 mins
|The stewards will share their expectations/requirements  from the digital literacy session
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|Demonstration
 
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and Hands on
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|Demonstration of the H5P language resources.
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Introduction to H5P and interactive content
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Creating account on H5P
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Go through H5P account and the settings
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Overview of existing examples with different content types in H5P
 
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|Familiarization with desktop and working with Word processor
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|90 mins
|11.15 – 01:15
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|Demonstration
|Demonstration and Hands on
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and Hands on  
|1. Overview of Desktop and creating individual folders.
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|Introduction to H5P and interactive content
2. Introduction to Word processor and it's user interface.
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Overview of existing examples with different content types in H5P
 
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Create interactive content with different content types
3. Creating and saving a text file.
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Course presentation
 
 
4. Editing and formatting a document.
 
 
 
5. Creating bulleted and numbered lists.
 
 
 
6. Adding page header and footer.
 
 
 
7. Spell check and saving the file.
 
|1. Login to computer.
 
2. Create individual folder.
 
 
 
3. Create and save the file.
 
 
 
4. Applying everything they have learnt to a paragraph that will be given to them.
 
 
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|Lunch break
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|LUNCH
|01:15 – 02:00
 
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|Numeric data editing using Spreadsheet
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|2 Hours
|02:00 – 03:00
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|Demonstration and Hands on  
|Demonstration and Hands on
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|Go through different content types
|1. Opening and navigating a spreadsheet.
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- Use drag and drop
2. Formatting a spreadsheet.
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- Quizes,
 
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- Interactive videos
3. Providing headings to the data.
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- Fill in the blanks options
 
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- Create Flash cards - Iages paired with questions and answers.
4. Inserting basic formulae for computations and sorting data.
 
 
 
5. Saving the files and formats.
 
|1. Create and save the file.
 
2. Apply everything they have learnt to a sample data that will be given to them.
 
 
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|Presentations with LibreOffice Impress
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|1 Hours
|03:00 – 04:00
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|Demonstration
|Demonstration and Hands on
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and Hands on  
|1. Opening a presentation slide
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|Basics of audio recording with different devices
2. Adding title and organizing text through bullets and number lists
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Overview of Audacity interface
 
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Opening and editing recorded audio in Audacity
3. Inserting images and weblinks
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Export audio into different format
 
 
4. Saving the files and formats
 
|1. Create and save the file.
 
2. Apply everything they have learnt to create a presentation with three slides on topics they have learnt.
 
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|Introduction to cloud storage and collection of data with the help of online forms and visualisation of the same.
 
|04:00 – 05:30
 
|Demonstration and Hands on
 
|1. Introduction to Cloud storage and open Google drive.
 
2. Upload document, spreadsheet and slide deck to Cloud account.
 
 
 
3. Create Google forms for data collection.
 
 
 
4. Visualise the collected data online.
 
|1. Login to Google drive.
 
2. Upload files to Cloud storage.
 
 
 
3. Collect data using Online form and visualise.
 
 
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=== Resources ===
 
=== Resources ===
[https://teacher-network.in/OER/index.php/Learn_H5P Learn H5P]
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# [https://teacher-network.in/OER/index.php/Learn_Audacity Explore audacity (Free and Open sources audio editor tool)]
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# [https://teacher-network.in/OER/index.php/Teachers%27_toolkit_for_creating_and_re-purposing_OER_using_FOSS/Audio_and_Video_OER Teachers' toolkit for creating and re-purposing OER using FOSS/Audio and Video OER]
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# [https://soundcloud.com/gurumurthy-kasinathan/sets/tabla-bhols-1 Audio resources created from IT for Change]
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# [https://www.sk.com.br/sk-krash.html Stephen Krashen's Theory of Second Language Acquisition]
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# '''Online OER audio repositories'''
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#* http://soundbible.com URL
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#* https://freesound.org/ URL
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#* https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Audio_files URL
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#* https://soundcloud.com/
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# [https://teacher-network.in/OER/index.php/Learn_H5P Learn H5P]
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# [https://teacher-network.in/OER/index.php/Learn_Indic-anagram Learn Indic anagram]
 
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Latest revision as of 15:17, 19 July 2019

Objectives of the workshop

  1. Multiple possibilities of language resource creation - text, audio, interactive content.
  2. Explore different FOSS tools to create effective language resources
  3. Record and edit audio in Audacity to see how audio can be used in a language lesson.
  4. To explore new digital tools and applications for language learning
  5. Make your audio resource more effective by using multiple audio files (background music)
  6. Understand the features of Indic anagram, H5P and Audacity.
  7. Experience Indic anagram to create anagrams for different vocabularies.
  8. Experience different content types in H5P to create interactive content for language teaching and understanding the importance of interactive resource for learning.

Agenda

Agenda for Audio creation workshop

Time Session Structure Objectives/ Outcomes Activities
10.30 -11.0 Record audio using different devices Demo Using different applications for audio recording

Understanding the technical specifications for audio – headphones, microphone, etc

Check list of recording a good quality audio

Audacity interface Go through the audio recording process – record pause, play, stop and save as project file, export Mobile apps are like sound recorder, audio recorder, recorder Record and save audio files.

11-11.15 Tea break
11.15-12.45 Creating audio resources for the lessons in the text Hands-on 1. Understanding the power of audio in a classroom

2. Appreciating the incremental benefit that the digital audio resource brings to a classroom – possibilities of introducing contextual sounds 3. Understanding elements of good script writing

1. Participants have to select (on selected story line and poem etc)

2. Use lab computers or their personal laptop or mobile phones to record. 3.If it is story - participants can make groups of 2 people to record 4. For Poem - try to record same poem with different voice modulation 5. Save your audio files. 6. Import all recorded audio files into systems.

12.45-1.00 Hands-on Import audio into systems (who are recorded in mobile)

And import to audcaity (all) - 30 min

1.00-2.00 LUNCH
2-4.00 Adding audio elements to your recording l 1. Effectiveness of adding audio effects

2. Understanding when to use audio effects and how 3. Using an audio editing tool to add sound elements

1. Use edit tools to refine your audio by removing unwanted part

2. To understand what is track and its uses 3. Use multiple tracks to add background music for the audio 4. Participants identify the sound effects they would like to add 5. File export as audio files and save as project

3-3.15 Tea break
4.0-5.00 Use different audio effects for make audio more interest Using an audio editing tool to enhance an audio resource

Understanding of using different audio effects to make more effective of the story

1. Use amplify to adjust the output volume of your audio files

2. Fade in/out to adjust the audio -voice modulation 4. Save Export your audio files in different formats.

Agenda for creating interactive content

Time Structure Session plan
30 mins Introduction Workshop objectives

Workshop agenda discussion Participants expectations

60 mins Demonstration

and Hands on

Demonstration of the H5P language resources.

Introduction to H5P and interactive content Creating account on H5P Go through H5P account and the settings Overview of existing examples with different content types in H5P

90 mins Demonstration

and Hands on

Introduction to H5P and interactive content

Overview of existing examples with different content types in H5P Create interactive content with different content types Course presentation

LUNCH
2 Hours Demonstration and Hands on Go through different content types

- Use drag and drop - Quizes, - Interactive videos - Fill in the blanks options - Create Flash cards - Iages paired with questions and answers.

1 Hours Demonstration

and Hands on

Basics of audio recording with different devices

Overview of Audacity interface Opening and editing recorded audio in Audacity Export audio into different format

Resources

  1. Explore audacity (Free and Open sources audio editor tool)
  2. Teachers' toolkit for creating and re-purposing OER using FOSS/Audio and Video OER
  3. Audio resources created from IT for Change
  4. Stephen Krashen's Theory of Second Language Acquisition
  5. Online OER audio repositories
  6. Learn H5P
  7. Learn Indic anagram