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Teacher Training Modules

Have you ever spent hours searching for the right digital material to use in your language course? If so, you have come to the right place.

These video training modules were created to help teachers save time while searching for appropriate digital materials for the language classroom. Even if you consider yourself an advanced searcher, the tips in these modules will open you up to new ways of efficiently searching for materials.

  • Module 1 – Searching the Internet

    This module presents advanced search techniques to help narrow down the millions of returns that come when searching the internet. It takes you through commands that you can use to find more specific information and provides natural stopping points so that you can practice along the way. (Video is approximately 20 minutes.)

  • Module 2 – Finding Video for Language Teaching on the Internet

    This module presents techniques that can be used to specifically find video resources on the web. It introduces some sites that specialize in videos for LCTL, but also explores how best to exploit YouTube as a resource for your classroom. (Video is approximately 18 minutes.)

  • Module 3 – Finding Audio for Language Teaching on the Internet

    This module presents techniques that can be used to specifically find audio resources on the web. It introduces some sites that specialize in audio for LCTL, but also explores how best to exploit iTunes and podcasts as a resource for your classroom. (Video is approximately 13 minutes.)

  • Module 4 – Finding Other Digital Resources for Language Teaching on the Internet

    This module presents techniques that can be used to find supplemental materials on the web. It returns to some of the advanced search features from Module 1 as a way to find flashcards, quizzes, PowerPoint presentations, worksheets, etc. (Video is approximately 20 minutes.)


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