May 17-19 Heike Philp hosts 6th Virtual Language Round Table Web Conference

Learning2gether Episode 160

The 6th VRT conference in 4 years took place over the weekend of May 17-19, 2013.  As usual, there was a stellar offering of presentations lasting most of each of three days.  Brainchild of Heike Philp, the conference was completely free and online and based itself at the following URLs:

Twitter #tag: vrtwebcon (and why not tag it #learning2gether as well 🙂

Audio problems in Adobe were countered with an alternate live stream on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/vrtwebcon/app_190322544333196

Learning2gether sat back on Sunday May 19 and enjoyed the show … 

Sunday May 19 1400 GMT VLRT joins LTSIG with Nicky Hockly – Paul Driver on Embodiment, technology, and locative play

Adobe recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p986i73tokd/

Sunday May 19 1600 GMT special unconference / barcamp / edcamp program at VLRT hosted by Heike Philp, Vance Stevens, and Arjana Blazic

Adobe recording: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.com/p3t7zoohn12/
Warning from Heike, this is a 7 hour recording (first 2 hours = unconference, last hour = ELTONS, forgot to switch off). Hopefully we’ll sort it out on the YouTube and mp3 recordings to follow.

This is copy/pasted from the program for Sunday May 19 (add 4 hours for UAE time)

http://www.virtual-round-table.com/page/6-vrtwebcon-conference-program

Sun 11am GMT/ UTCclick link for world clock

Sunday, 19 May2013 Room MERLINAsian context

Moderator: Adam Simpson

Room TRISTANVarious Topics

Moderation: Victor Hugo Rojas B., Peru

Room AVALONTeaching with Technology

Moderation: Aydan Acar Yavuz

11am GMT/ UTC Syke Annamma Kumaran (iTDi) (Community of practise)Asli Saglam

Information Superhighway for the Networked Teachers: Online Communities of Practice

Janet BianchiniSpice Up Your Teaching with Apps and Tools from A – Z
11:30am GMT/ UTC Tom Randolph, SeoulGoogle+ for blended learning Nina Jeroncic, SloveniaI speak meme! Merve Oflaz, TurkeyGive your students a second chance
12pm GMT/ UTC (Rap)Jason Levine

From Collocation to Critical Thinking

Natasa Bozic GrojicGive Them Homework They Will Love
12:30pm GMT/ UTC Q&A and round table discussion Jason Levinecontinued… Marisa Constantinides, Greece CELT AthensFrom Curation to Creation
Q&A and round table discussion Q&A and round table discussion
Sun 1pm GMT/ UTC Communication Break
Sun 2pm GMT/ UTC Main Venue ARTHURLT SIG Event

Keynote:Paul Driver, Portugal

Embodiment, Technology and Locative Play

Moderator: Nicky Hockly

Sun 3pm – 5pm GMT/ UTC Main Venue ARTHUR(2h) Unconference / BarCamp / EdCamp

Moderator: Vance Stevens, Heike Philp and Arjana Blazic

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