BECOMING A WEBHEAD
TESOL EVONLINE 2004
Synchronous communication tools: Tapped In, Yahoo Messenger, MSN.
create a Friend
(YM) / Contacts
(MSN) using the participants' Yahoo and MSN IDs available at our Community page;
explore these tools and their features, including voice chat, by joining
any of the moderators and other participants for chats or conferences (group
chats), and reflect on their potential in TEFL/TESL;
Coghlan at Yahoo Messenger on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 22:00 - 23:00 GMT for a
chat on the use of voice communication tools;
Thursday, Feb. 5, at 22:00 - 23:00 GMT, or
Sunday, February 8, at Noon (12:00) GMT;
have the opportunity to get an office at TI, where they can meet with
peers and students. We suggest that you start inviting other participants and
the moderators for chats at your offices.
of the week:
How do you start a conference at Yahoo Messenger?
How do you save your chatlogs to your hard drive at YM?
How do you display your picture on MSN?
d. How do you create a passageway (shortcut) to another office at Tapped In? Letís see who can answer these questions! J
Please contact the group list or any of the moderators (at the emails below) if you have any problems.
While exploring these synchronous communication tools, participants are
1. share experiences and reflections at all times, and
2. think about and discuss the potential of text chat for the EFL/ESL teaching and learning process (how can it be used? for what purpose? at what level?) and send their comments to the group mail list.
Advice: In your Bookmarks or Favorites, open a Becoming a Webhead (BaW) folder with any number of subfolders to keep relevant and useful links for quick reference. Well-organized bookmarks are extremely helpful and save a lot of time!
Page created on October 18, 2003
Updated on October 24, 2003