A picture is worth more than a thousands words when
you combine words and sound. Photos are a wonderful way for people
to connect. Adding voice, sound (music), and text to photos and
images may be an even greater way to enhance the connection.
Voicethread has come up with a way to share and
discuss photos by voice and/or text. Voicethread is a great way for
participants to introduce themselves by adding photos of their
profiles, homes, favorite spots, workplace, areas of interests,
hobbies, cover of favorite books, favorite photos, favorite people,
friends and so on. The best way to learn about voicethread is to
Name:Dr. Nellie Deutsch About:
My name is Nellie (Muller) Deutsch. I am passionate about learning and consider myself a lifelong learner. I have a Doctor of Education in educational leadership specializing in curriculum and instruction and an MA in education specializing in curriculum and technology. I researched instructor experiences with implementing technology in blended learning courses in higher education around the world for my doctoral dissertation. For my MA, I conducted an Action Research Project (ARP) on ESL/EFL Students Lack the Skills to Cope with Reading Comprehension Tests. The doctoral dissertation on instructor implementation of technology in blended learning courses is available on ProQuest .
I have been teaching English as a foreign language for over 30 years. I have been integrating technology into the ESL/EFL classroom since the 1990s. I have been involved in international collaborative projects and WebQuests. I facilitate online and face-to-face workshops on how to use Wikieducator as a collaborative tool for instruction and learning. I also moderate live online workshops on WiZiQ. In addition I conduct online workshops on storytelling and cultures, integration of technology and web 2.0 tools and Moodle Workshops as well as blended online learning courses via WiZiQ and Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) at IT4ALL Moodle.
I am interested in various topics such as Art & Design and Jewelry, Mindfulness Practice, Research, and Healthy Living. I am involved in Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL), a non-profit organization where I create, coordinate, facilitate online workshops with a team of educators on Moodle for Teachers (M4T), WebQuests, e-Portfolio and Learning English Online (LEO). IT4ALL also has a social network called IT4ALL Global Exchange (GE) where I administrator and coordinate the social network with a team of educators and technical experts. In addition, I am the co-admin of a mediawiki called IT4ALL Wiki where educators collaborate and share their work. I also present at live online events on Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) Talks, LEO, WebQuests, Storytelling and Moodle for Teachers (M4T). In addition, I help conduct and co-ordinate live online and face-to-face conferences such as Connecting Online annual webconference on WiZiQ (CO09, CO10, CO11) and Moodlemoots (Moodlemoot 2011, Virtual Conference.
In my spare time, I mentor educators on how to integrate web 2.0 tools for instruction and learning. I would like to see e-learning available and free worldwide.I believe in free learning and promote free e-learning through various synchronous and asynchronous environments. You are invited to view my online learning and teaching environments.
You are invited to join the following free IT4ALL Virtual Social Learning Environments (VSLE):
Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) Virtual Learning Environments
IT4ALL Connecting Online
IT4ALL Global Exchange
Now, that you know a little about me, I would like to learn about you. Please join and contribute to PaL.
Last Updated At
Apr 02, 2013