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Training Teachers

This site has evolved over a number of years during which time perspectives on the field have changed dramatically. This page is an attempt at pulling together a number of resources that I and others have assembled under the umbrella of training teachers in the use of technology.

An old list of institutions granting degrees and certificates, perhaps online, perhaps some still viable
Introducing computers, as these introductions invariably move into web-based issues
The Web: Introducing the web | Evaluating what's on the web
Learning about HTML and web page design
capturing web sites

My workshop in Cyprus, May 2001: Internet Applications in Foreign Language Learning

Webquests are interesting from a teacher training standpoint, particularly Bernie Dodge's characterization of how they should be used in language learning

The Computers and English for Speakers of Other Languages website at "is for teachers who are interested in integrating technology into the ESL/EFL classroom. Its goal is to promote the use of technology in the field, thereby bringing more equitable access to the knowledge, skills, and technology necessary to the people we teach. We are advocating a computer-mediated approach that includes, but is not limited to:

The mission of the New England Literacy Resource Center (NELRC) is to strengthen adult literacy services in New England through sharing and collaborative special projects." This entity is indicated at the bottom of: the above page.

Someone asked on, Aug 6, 2003: "Where should I go to in the United States if I want to start learning about IT based distance education?" and someone else responded: "Try this link" so I've made a note to myself.

Leslie Opp-Beckman's June 25-July 19, 2001
is still online at:

UO Summer current Summer Sessions

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