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TEACHER TRAINING & TODAY’S TECHNOLOGY. NERMIN S. ELTORIE (nersaleh@aucegypt.edu) AMERICAN UNIVERSITY School of Continuing Education English Studies Division. QUESTIONS. What technological knowledge future instructors need to perform effectively?

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TEACHER TRAINING & TODAY’S TECHNOLOGY

NERMIN S. ELTORIE

(nersaleh@aucegypt.edu)

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

School of Continuing Education

English Studies Division


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QUESTIONS

  • What technological knowledge future instructors need to perform effectively?

  • How to integrate technology training within teacher-training programs?

  • What challenges trainees might encounter?


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ESD

  • English Studies Division (ESD) serves around 7000 EFL learners each year.

  • ESD hires part-time instructors and has an average of 120 throughout one academic year.

  • ESD offers two Teacher Training Certificates.


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CERTIFICATES

  • Introduction to Teaching English (ITE)

  • Pre-Certificate for Teaching English Language to Adults

    (PCTEFLA)


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PCTEFLA

  • Eight Weeks

  • 6/8 Trainees

  • Two Trainers

  • Input Sessions

  • Practicum

  • Classroom Teaching

  • Graded Certificate


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ITE

  • Two Weeks

  • 10 Trainees

  • Two Trainers

  • Input Sessions

  • Practicum within the group

  • No classroom teaching

  • Pass/Fail


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PCTEFLA & ITE

  • In demand all year round

  • Less expensive than CELTA / COTE

  • Requirement for Public & Private Schools/institutions

  • Feeding in potential instructors for ESD. Took 37 out of 120 trainees.

  • Following the functional and communicative teaching approach


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TRAINERS

  • Experienced/Certified Trainers

  • Experienced Administrative body

  • Invite outside Trainers for separate input sessions

  • Invite ESD administration for separate input sessions focusing on assessment, teaching conversation, and second language acquisition


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NEEDS ASSESSMENT

  • Questionnaires given to trainers and participants throughout one academic year

  • 118 trainees and six trainers and ESD Administration

  • Need to integrate advanced knowledge of technology in teacher training

  • Compare current teacher training certificates with CELTA


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ESD CERTIFICATES

  • Technology awareness focuses on simple technological knowledge

  • Use of equipment in the classroom

  • Search the WWW (pictures - activities - design rubrics)

  • Prepare activities on WORD

  • Share knowledge through emails


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CELTA

  • Interviewed 8 ESD instructors who took the CELTA at the British Council in Cairo.

  • Technology component in the CELTA training composed of:

  • One session: Interactive White Board

  • One session: Using songs, video and music inside the classroom

  • Both sessions: Each 1 hr & 15 minutes


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FINDINGS

  • CELTA is using Interactive White Board (IWB) because classrooms are provided with it

  • CELTA and ESD training certificates share in utilizing basic technology knowledge within the classroom setting

  • ESD trainees are eager to learn how to use UTUBE - FACEBOOK - TWITTER - Group Emails - Designing web-pages

  • Some trainees lack basic technology awareness


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MAKING DECISIONS

  • Encourage basic technology skills

  • Enhance technology skills through offering scholarships for ICDL

  • Integrate FACEBOOK - TWITTER - UTUBE within the teaching process

  • Follow-up sessions for trainees to prepare and share with colleagues and learners


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ACTUALITIES

  • Instructors’ interactive processes with ESD administration:

  • ESD FACEBOOK

  • ESD TWITTER

  • ESD GOOGLE GROUP

  • Interactive Updates through emails and UTUBE sharing


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CHALLENGES

  • Poor on-line interaction among instructors

  • One-sided interaction with ESD

  • Cultural influences; preferring face to face interaction

  • Dependence on hard versus soft communication


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REQUIREMENTS

  • Adding new training/input sessions on how to integrate teaching through FACEBOOK - MY-SPACE - UTUBE

  • Offering the chance to join ICDL prior to or immediately after the completion of the training certificates

  • Offering continuous professional development on aspects of new technology inside and outside the classroom


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POTENTIALITIES

  • Moving into E-Learning

  • Considering challenges of current instructors

  • Enhancing in-house professional development

  • Updating standards for professional development

  • Increasing technological knowledge among administration


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REVISITING

Conduct task force to review the certificates

Revise goals and learning outcomes

Conduct further market survey to compete with other certificates

Involve instructors in the decision making

Benefit from the needs assessment