Using Multimedia to Promote Language Skills
Date: Sunday, January 27, 2019, 9:00PM – 10:30PM - Israel time
Time: 9 pm IST, 3 pm EST, 7 pm GMT (for more time zones -
Duration: 1.5 hours
We know that a picture paints a thousand words so a movie or video clip must be able to tell a whole story. This webinar will introduce the course “digital story telling” and the theory behind using digital media to improve language proficiency. The webinar should be of interest to any educator wishing to improve the language skills of his/her pupils through digital media. The Webinar will be synchronized combined with examples and a discussion, and time will be given for questions.
Dr. Elaine Hoter
Hoter received her doctorate from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, in 2001 in the field of Online Learning in Teacher Education. She is a senior lecturer at Talpiot College of Technology. She taught the first online course in Israel in 1995 "English through the Internet", and co-chaired the first online conference for teacher educators. Elaine is a Fulbright scholar and co-founder of the Center for Technology and Multiculturalism http://tak.macam.ac.il. She has led workshops in South Africa and Rome to help teachers integrate technology into the field of Jewish studies.