2010 Global Education Conference

 
Global Education Collaborative
http://globaleducation.ning.com



TITLE: Better World Students e-Classroom
PRESENTER: Joshua Konkankoh, Better World Cameroon (Cameroon)
TIME: Not Scheduled
SESSION ROOM:CLICK HERE to enter the Elluminate session room, open one hour before session.
FORMAT: Presentation
LANGUAGE: English
SHORT DESCRIPTION: The Better World Students e-Classroom project in Cameroon is a pace setter for acquiring competencies on 21st century skills, cross-culture education and global citizenship awareness. It is a collaborative effort between Better World Cameroon, Basic Education Foundations in Cameroon (BEFs)and Enabling Support Foundation USA. A community and worldwide effort to significantly increase opportunities for globally connecting education activities and culture in Cameroon with global citizenship. Our approach is Global Inclusion (connecting classrooms & Youth exchange) and Practical Teacher Application (introducing the use of basic computing and the internet in classroom teaching and learning). We are the Bridge for teachers and students in Cameroon reaching the world.
WEBSITE: http://www.betterworld-cameroon.com
SPONSORING PARTNER: Global Education Collaborative
TRACK: Global Issues

TITLE: Global Internet Pen Pal Programs: Written Language Development and Learning – USA AND Global Internet Pen Pal Programs: Written Language Development and Learning – Australia
PRESENTER: nancy n. charron, Southern New Hampshire University (united states AND australia)
CO-PRESENTER: julie morris
TIME: GMT Fri 19 Nov 2010 02:00PM (click for international time conversions)
SESSION ROOM:CLICK HERE to enter the Elluminate session room, open one hour before session.
FORMAT: Presentation
LANGUAGE: English
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Learn benefits of setting up Global Internet Pen Pal Programs! Assist students in improving their written language and cultural understandings! Students in the United States communicated via email with students in Australia. The objective of this twenty minute session is to provide teachers with Internet Pen Pal Program qualitative research results as well as specific instructions for setting up and implementing an Internet Pen Pal Program in their classrooms. Teachers will learn about the impact of authentic communication activities on students’ motivation /engagement , written language production and cultural learning. General education students, special education students, and second language learners were participants in this qualitative research study. Results will be reported on all student populations. Student writing samples will be presented.
SPONSORING PARTNER: Global Education Collaborative
TRACK: Teacher