Integrating CALL into study programmes. UCL Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching. Presented by Terry King, Lydia Buravova, Jane Hughes Funded by CfBT Education Trust and UCL. The CROSSCALL project. Aims to provide real audiences/real language situations for school pupils
UCL Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching
Presented by Terry King, Lydia Buravova, Jane Hughes
Funded by CfBT Education Trust and UCL
Importance of initial face to face
Individual presentations; help in research and method
HE student initiated theme-related work eg news quiz
Talk about yourself in the TL
Reading mass media (paper based?)
Topics taken within the school programme
Written work usually presented in hand writing (usually formal – letters, essays etc.)
Participants (school students and school teacher)
Home page, chat room, forum
Recorded with the digital recorder and posted, word processed and posted, discussed in the target language, dialogue (rather than monologue), different sources of collecting materials (Net, HE resources)
Browsing on the NET, on-line quizzes, on-line discussions (including posted recorded messages) etc.
Chat room/forum discussions using authentic sources, creating web sites etc.
Getting on line with people who are in the place you are going to visit
Word processed in the TL, both formal (posted home work, presentations) and informal (chat, discussion)
Near-peers (a HE (BA/MA) student: either a native speaker or a more experienced language learner), HE teacher, technical support
Especially when you are younger, we tend to think we are alone in feeling like this and everyone else is more confident and skilful!
(Sandra Cornbleet, Ronald Carter)
Activity Context Purpose Receivers Topic
Oral presentation Classroom Learning teacher/class Any
Chat/discussion on line Learning (?) near peers Any
Example Russian chara-dixie.doc
Teachers and pupils in our partner schools
UCL students and language teachers who took part
The funding organisations
Contact; Project leader, Terry King, firstname.lastname@example.org
Project team; Lydia Buravova, Jane Hughes, Man Yang.