How can you make inter cultural online exchanges work?
This series of 2 free webinars is for all teachers and lectures who have always wanted to connect with classes in other countries but it never actually worked out- this is your opportunity to learn how to collaborate with online partners, find partners for your topic area and age group and have a free social network to carry out your joint activities.
There will be 2 webinars in this series which will give you the tools to carry out successful sustainable online collaboration and give you insights on applications that can help with collaborative online learning.
The two presenters, one from Israel and one from Finland are both experienced online instructors and leaders of international projects.
* Thursday 10 Oct 2013
at 18.00 Israel time
* Tuesday 29 Oct 2013
at 18.00 Israel time
Question: How can I participate in these free webinars?
Answer: First you need to register here. (the information is only used for the Mofet Institute data base to send you information about the webinars)
You will receive information a week before the webinar as to how to participate as well as the link for the online session
Question: What if I'm not familiar with the platform you are using?
Answer: You will recieve from us instructions as well as a demo session to practice. in addition you have free online support.
Dr. Elaine Hoter is co-founder and Head of school projects at the TEC Center.(The center for Technology, education and cultural diversity at the Mofet Institute, Israel) Previously, she headed the IT Department at Talpiot College of Education in Tel Aviv Israel. In 1995 she developed the first online course in Israel connecting pupils and student teachers in an online learning experience. Since then she has developed many different courses connecting different communities. She co-convened the first online conference for teacher educators in 2001. At present, she teachers at Ohalo college, Katzrin, MOFET International, and in the M.Ed. program at Shaanan College. She received her PhD from the Hebrew University Jerusalem.
Merja Karvinen has been a lecturer in the North Karelia College Outokumpu since 2004. Her speciality lies in the field of broadcasting, media studies, media education and multicultural collaboration. She has managed several international projects as part her work in Outokumpu. Ms Karvinen has studied special education and career counselling in the University of Jyväskylä and in the University of Eastern Finland. She has participated in EU in-service training courses around Europe and in The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program in the USA.