AFTV Tech it easy with Joe Dale: Adapting new technologies

Posted 28 May

AFTV Tech it easy with Joe Dale:

Adapting new technologies to empower language teaching, learning and assessment

The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into language teaching, learning, and assessment presents a groundbreaking shift in educational paradigms. As we stand on the cusp of a new era in education, it becomes imperative for educators to harness the power of AI to foster enhanced learning environments. This session, meticulously designed and presented by Joe Dale, aims to unravel the myriad ways through which AI can revolutionise language education.

This session is curated for educators keen on exploring the forefront of technological advancements in language education. Joe Dale, a vanguard in the field of educational technology, will guide participants through an explorative journey of digital tools and AI applications specifically tailored to enrich language teaching and learning processes.

Event Details

Venue Online Zoom webinar

Date Wednesday 24 July 2024

Time 5.00pm to 6.30pm

Bookings close Wednesday 17 July


Core Tools and Strategies to be Explored

Immersive Reader Unveil the potential of converting text to speech for auditory learning, customising text settings for diverse learners, highlighting grammar for better understanding, and providing translation features for multilingual support.

Mizou Chatbots Explore the creation of bespoke multilingual chatbots for constructing real-world conversational scenarios, significantly enhancing speaking practice through engaging interactions.

 Voice Control for ChatGPT Learn about the innovative use of voice commands in the creation and management of language learning materials, offering a hands-free approach to language teaching.

AudioPen Discover how instant voice-to-text conversion and multilingual text summaries can streamline educators’ workflow, facilitating efficient reflection and note-taking.

Diffit Delve into the creation of graded texts and tailored language exercises, transforming YouTube clips and PDFs into dynamic listening and reading comprehension activities.

Padlet 'I can't draw' Experience the transformation of text into visual imagery to aid vocabulary comprehension and invigorate language learning engagement.

Blockade Labs Investigate the crafting of immersive 360-degree photos with integrated imagery to enrich the visual context for language exploration and storytelling.

Emoji Translations Engage in creative linguistic exercises by translating emoji sentences into the target language, challenging students to explore linguistic flexibility.

Quizizz AI Create interactive quizzes from digital content with automated grading, enhancing engagement and efficiency in language learning assessments.

Conclusion

Participants will conclude the session with a deep understanding of how AI and digital tools can be effectively integrated into English language education to create more engaging, accessible, and comprehensive learning experiences. This session will provide educators with the knowledge, strategies, and confidence to navigate the future of language teaching, enriched by AI technologies. Join Joe Dale at this AFTV webinar for an enlightening exploration into the future of language education, empowered by artificial intelligence. Gain invaluable insights and practical tools to transform your teaching practices and elevate your students' learning journey.


Prices

Early Bird Rate (ends 5.00pm Friday 21 June)

$40 | AFTV Members Government schools

$60 | AFTV Members Independent and Catholic schools

$80 | Non AFTV Members Government schools

$90 | Non AFTV Members Independent and Catholic schools

Regular Rate

$50 | AFTV Members Government schools

$70 | AFTV Members Independent and Catholic schools

$90 | Non AFTV Members Government schools

$100 | Non AFTV Members Independent and Catholic schools

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Presenter bio

Joe Dale is an independent languages consultant from the UK who works with a range of organisations such as Network for Languages, ALL, The British Council, the BBC, Skype, Microsoft and The Guardian. He was host of the TES MFL forum for six years, former SSAT Languages Lead Practitioner, a regular conference speaker and recognised expert on technology and language learning. He has spoken at conferences and run training courses in Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, the Far East and Australasia.

Joe was a member of the Ministerial Steering Group on languages for the UK coalition government and advised on the Linguanet Worldwide project for The Language Company. He created ICT activities for the new Institut Français, ALL and Network for Languages Primary French Project Niveau Bleu, Blanc and Rouge courses and was short-listed for a NAACE Impact Award in 2013 too.

Joe supported the Erasmus Plus project Conflict to Cooperation with 5 European countries and the Erasmus Plus Project Learning to think and live outside the box. He recently organised and co-hosted a 10 part series of webinars Saturday Tech-Talk in collaboration with the British Council in Indonesia and iTELL and worked on the Nusantara Go project for the British Council in Indonesia and PearTree Languages in 2022. He also worked on the Supporting Schools Reform in Algeria project through the British Council 2019-2020. He was recently described in a Guardian article as an 'MFL guru' and 'the man behind the #mfltwitterati.'.

Joe's new Facebook group ‘Language Teaching with AI already has over 3900 members!


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