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FoodBridges Show #1 Part 1

Reading Treasures Show - Getting Ready

Webcasting is about letting it flow, letting it take you to unexpected places, voices and encounters. However, the backstage is about planning, preparation. It seems paradoxical, but, in fact, it isn't. To let the voices around you feel at ease, the group of webcasters must have an idea on where they want to head. The final end might be unpredictable, but they need to know what they are doing there to makes everyone comfortable and confident to speak their minds.

Reading Treasures in the Language Classroom - Planning an Interncast Show

Reading Treasures in the Language Classroom

"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free."

 Frederick Douglass



This will be a piloting project with the LearningwithComputers group.

The idea behind the show is to give voice to LwCers to discuss the topic of the month. In this case, the topic being discussed there is '''reading'''. We'd try it out a first time and depending on our post-show analysis,we'll consider making it a once-a-month encounter.

The goal is to make even stronger bonds through the inclusion of voice in the group with synchronous interactive sharing of ideas. Also, for the educators who can't be present, they'll have a chance to listen to the podcast with practical ideas that could be used in their classrooms.

I'll invite other Webcastacademy members to join me to share the roles while streaming and sharing ideas on how to best carry it out. People to be contacted: Erika Cruvinel, Illya, Cris Costa, Dennis Oliver and Dennis Newson. Special guests: Gladys Baya and Claudia Bellusci.

We could try to have two streamers, in Sandbox A and B. Somebody who would be in charge of the chat area, welcoming people and keeping the text discussion flowing. A host that would be in charge of moderating participation in the Skype Conference.

Next steps:

  • contact interns. Done
  •  Define the best time for the show. Done
  • Send an invitation to LwC asking the ones interested to let us know their skype ID. Done
  •  Planning the show; resources; links; examples - On the way

 

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A Curious EFL Educator

Open Networked Learning - Architectures of Participation

Teachers4TELL - Getting Ready for the Real Show!

 
Well, yesterday was a blast! Once again the intrepid Webcasters-to-Be gang got together just for a little practice, but it simply became a whole show! Yes, with guests, participants, change of streamers on the go, all kinds of topics...In the Webhead/Edtechtalk spirit, very organic. Streaming just started to flow and voices were pretty loud and active. My settings to record with Audacity and to stream in Sandbox A were the same as last time. In the middle of the show, I stopped streaming and Illya picked it up. Successful transition. Laughs! I'm sure Illya felt the responsibility of having Jeff as a guest of our show! One week before I couldn't imagine to be skyping Jeff who wanted to be there with us. We even had listeners, Linda Parisi and Susan Ettenheim got to Sandbox A.
 

Justine, a Brazilian Leading a Team in India

I gave a complete overview of the Interview on my personal blog

http://explorations.bloxi.jp/a/interview-with-justine-a-brazilian-leading-a-team-in-india/  

Hope you enjoy listening a talk on cultural differences in the business world.

Beijos,

Carla 

Recording a Telephony Call - BrazilBridges - All About Brigadeiros

I feel excited about the accomplishments so far, mainly recording a telephony call. In the past, there were always technical issues with the computers I was working at, I never got to record both ends. There was always one voice missing!

This time, yes. A big YES! WOOHOO! OK, the bad part? It's always terrible to listen to ourselves and I realized how LOUD I am. Had to edit the whole conversation because of my so loud tone!

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