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SoftChalk Professional Development Workshop in Washington State

Posted January 17, 2012 in SoftChalk News

Are you an educator in the Washington State area? Do you want to learn more about how to create exciting content with SoftChalk? The School of Teaching ESL is hosting a SoftChalk Professional Development Workshop that might be perfect for you!

Got SoftChalk? Create Engaging, Interactive Lessons for Online and F2F Learning

Saturday, January 28, 2012 from 9AM – 1PM
Come and learn how to transfer text-based lessons into interactive experiences using SoftChalk. Through this hands-on training, participants will create interactive web pages that incorporate audio, slideshows, text-poppers, self-scoring quizzes, and much more. We will also discuss a variety of ways teachers can publish finished lessons, including to a learning management system such as Angel, Moodle, and Blackboard.

Presenter: Ruth Duffy, ESL instructor, Shoreline Community College, is the lab director of its multimedia center for ESL and GED students. Along with teaching, Ruth has presented at numerous national and state conferences on topics related to computer assisted language learning and best practices in online classroom design. In 2010-2012, she was Shoreline Community College’s eLearning Faculty-in-Residence, providing training for web 2.0 and eLearning tools.

Intended Audience: Designed for educators in K-12 and higher education. Participants need to have a general understanding of word-processing software and be comfortable learning new technologies. Mac and Windows users welcomed.

Cost: $75.00

Click here to find out more details and to register.

Please feel free to forward this email to any of your colleagues who may be interested in attending this workshop. For any questions about the workshop please contact Bernice Ege-Zavala (bezavala@seattleu.edu).

This workshop is not sponsored by SoftChalk, LLC.

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