The following seminars, workshops, and talks target teachers, teachers of English, administrators, decision-makers, technology units, students and also parents. The duration and content can be adapted and customized with the audience in mind.
- Digitalization in Language Pedagogy and Helpful Tips for Teachers of Languages
(50& 80 minutes) This workshop mainly focuses on what is available for both language teachers and language learners and portrays successful use and application of most common available technologies such as web resources and mobile apps in light of Bloom’s Taxonomy and related educational theories.
- Integration of Synchronous and Asynchronous Applications into Online Language Teaching
(50 minutes) This presentation provides a successful use of a wide range of digital tools into synchronous and asynchronous language learning process supported with real world examples.
- Effective Communication Skills and Conflict Management
(50 & 80 minutes) This presentation and workshop first introduce the most common types of conflict confronted in language learning classrooms and elaborate on skills and strategies utilized by an average person to handle various conflicts.
- Bloom’s Taxonomy and Technology Standards in Language Pedagogy
(50 minutes) This presentation provides a detailed analysis of Bloom’s Taxonomy and how it is utilized to practice language skills with technology. ISTE standards and annual technology reports are also focused on as part of this presentation.
- Emerging Technologies in Language Pedagogy: Language Learners’ Perceptions through the Lenses of Innovation Diffusion and User Intention Theories
(60 minutes) This presentation dwells on new technologies from learners’ perspectives. Several new technologies are explained as part of the presentation, and factors influencing language learners’ use and adoption of specific technologies are further analyzed.
- Emerging Technologies in Language Pedagogy and Language Teachers’ Perspectives
(50 minutes) This presentation dwells on new technologies from teachers’ perspectives. Several new technologies are explained as part of the presentation, and factors influencing language teachers’ use and adoption of specific technologies as part of language pedagogy are further analyzed through this presentation.
- The Missing Link between Language Schools, Teachers and Students: Integrating Parents into Language Learning Process
(70 Minutes) This presentation informs parents, language teachers and schools about how parents can be included and integrated into language learning processes of EFL/SLA learners. The session provides hands-on activities to be used by parents to help their kids use language outside the physical boundaries of a classroom.
- Fostering Creativity in the Digital Age
(60 Minutes) This presentation first presents ideas about a successful creative classroom within the framework of a range of models such as Bloom’s Taxonomy, SAMR Model. After the theoretical ground has been established, a major part of the session presents several tools and applications to display how technology can be utilized creatively in order to foster creativity in classes ranging from the ones where all sorts of technology is available to the ones where students are not even allowed to bring their mobile devices.
- Classroom Management: Happy Students = Effective Classrooms
(2×50 Minutes) This session elaborates on the idea of not only happy students but also a positive classroom atmosphere. Afterwards, a list of topics and strategies are covered in parallel with effective teaching practices. The topics are various but not limited to: (1) setting ground rules, (2) classroom arrangements, (3) using classroom tools effectively, and (4) giving instructions.
- Focusing on the Academic Reading Demands of EFL Learners & Developing Their Reading Skills
(60 Minutes) This hands-on session presents academic reading and several reading tasks with a focus on EFL learners and their challenges. The session also focuses on how to develop some fluent and critical reading skills besides providing the audience with general academic skills as well.