Saturday, July 4, 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015

TES531 - Spring 2015 Week#1


The goal of the first week is to get oriented to the course, acquainted with each other, and get set up with some of the accounts and tools we'll be using and to start sampling from the buffet of CALL resources. Please watch the video below first.


In order to help with any technical challenges during the first couple of weeks, optional face-to-face lab times have been scheduled at:
  •  Fri. March 6, 5~7pm  (Room D312)
  •  Wed. March 11, 6~8pm  (Room D312)
  •  Fri. March 13, 5~7pm   (Room D312)

Week#1 To Do Checklist (Please complete everything on this checklist by March 9)  See below for details and links


Week#1 Tasks (Detailed)
  • Please use Chrome (not MSIE) for these tasks.  It will make life easier.  If you don't already have it installed, you can download it at http://google.com/chrome
  • Go to gmail.com and Create a gmail account if you don't already have one. (this ID will be used for public posting. If you want to remain anonymous online, please choose a pseudonym - don't use your real name as an ID).
    PLEEEEEEEAAAAASSSSEEEEE, REMEMBER YOUR ID & PASSWORD!
    Please post your gmail address on the TES531 Account Info Page
     
     
  • Go to Jeff's Google+ Page and add him  to your 'circles'.



Create your first blog post about anything you like. To see some examples of what you can do with a 'Blogger' blog check out the ones below.
  • From former CALL Participants
 Humming EnglishNayoung's EnglishJackie's IdeaboxClaire's English Playground,  SmartLearningUndertaker's EnglishHappy English w/Xena
               ... and others
      To experiment with your new blog, try
      posting a photo 
      posting a video
      adding 'gadgets' to the side of your blog  

      Sunday, March 1, 2015

      TTP Spring 2015 - Week#1: Getting Oriented & Acquainted


      The goal of the first two weeks is to get oriented to the course, acquainted with each other, and get set up with some of the accounts and tools we'll be using (and to grab your first plate of goodies from the buffet).

      Week#1 Tasks:
      • Go to gmail.com and Create a gmail account if you don't already have one. (this ID might be used for public posting. If you want to remain anonymous online, please choose a pseudonym - don't use your real name as an ID).
        PLEEEEEEEAAAAASSSSEEEEE, REMEMBER YOUR ID & PASSWORD!
        Add your Gmail address to the TTP Account Info Doc
         
      • When logged in to your Gmail, go to Jeff's Google+ Page and add him  to your 'circles'.
                 ... and others