"Freedom & Future Dreams in Different Cultures"
A 3-Phase Text & Voice Blended Project
for EFL Learners, Located in these Countries:
Webheads & EFL Instructors, Rita Zeinstejer, in Argentina and Buthaina Al-Othman, in Kuwait
August 10 - 22, 2005
This is an interactive , collaborative 3-phase blended project, by a group of learners, comprising EFL students and teachers from Argentina, Bahrain, and Kuwait. During phase 1, participants meet asynchronously to get to know each other, using text or sound files, posted to CAE 2005 blog. During Phase 2, participants will write short paragraphs on the topic, "Freedom & Future Dreams in Different Cultures", and post them to the blog. Then, they read each other's paragraphs and post their comments to theone they choose. In the final Phase 3, participants will synchronously meet at skype.com, to conduct their oral presentations. They can use ideas and expressions already written in their paragraphs published on the blog. The live and online skyped session will be recorded and webcast on WorldBridges LiveWire!
Phase 1: Aug 10 - 16 - Getting to know each other
Phase 2: Aug 17 - 20 - Preparing Students' Skype--Presentations
Phase 3: Aug 21 - 22
Students' Skype--Presentations - on Monday, Aug 22 - 18:00 GMT.