Online Language Teaching: Creating a dynamic learning environment – a webinar by Emily Clark

Dear Colleagues,

IATEFL Poland, region Krakow and Emily Clark, Assistant Language Specialist at the University of Kansas    

have the pleasure to invite you to the webinar which will take place on 10th November, Tuesday, from 20.30 to 21.30 CET.

“Online Language Teaching: Creating a dynamic learning environment”

Brief summary:  

Online language teaching is a new environment for instructor-led language teaching. Teacher-centered approaches with present, practice, produce or even more communicative practices do not automatically translate into an online environment. Adapting to online teaching requires flexible and differentiated techniques that fit all learners.

In this presentation, the participants will learn more about practices for engagement and designing activities to build online community. Participants will leave with ideas on how to create active online lessons, how to create a differentiated environment, how to use effective methodology for online teaching, and how to capitalize on technology to enhance online learning. 

After the webinar all participants will receive a certificate of participation.

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IATEFL Poland members have priority of registration for this webinar. Do not delay. The number of participants is limited.

Emily Clark

Assistant Language Specialist, English Language Fellow, Instructor, Lecturer, Business English Tutor
Ms. Clark holds an MA in Applied Linguistics from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and she is currently enrolled in an Educational Technology graduate program at the University of Kansas, USA. Over the course of her career, Ms. Clark has worked in a variety of U.S. universities and community programs for over a decade, teaching varied proficiency and skill-based English as a Second or Foreign Language.

As a U.S. State Department English Language Fellow in Vientiane, Laos, she developed and taught language courses, served as an MA advisor, and worked with Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETAs). She has also served on the KU Fulbright Campus Committee and facilitated teacher-training workshops for new ETAs teaching in Laos and Eurasia. Currently, she is a teacher trainer and curriculum developer, teacher, department liaison, and assessment rater for her department at the University of Kansas, focusing on both face to face and online modalities.

Ms. Clark is developing curriculum for online English language programming, serving as department liaisons with the Center for Online and Distance Learning, the Center for Teaching Excellence, and the university bookstore and varied publishers. She also serves on the department curriculum committee where she reviews online courses and provides ongoing training on online language teaching and technology.

She is on the executive board of Midwestern TESOL (MIDTESOL) and is a member of TESOL and the English Language Programs community.  

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