Ian Upton Specialist Area

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When approaching this section I felt I ran the risk of real duplication. In a way, I had already said what I needed too. So I have taken a different approach, creating a video reflection of my 'specialist experencxe' and then providing two short examples contextualized from this point of view… Any thoughts appreciated! Ian.

Neil Cowie: Specialist Option(s)

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In week 6 of the CMALTcMooC I describe on video how I have focused on making videos (!) for online language courses. The specialist skills include creating a course plan, shooting videos, audio, animation and effects and editing. In the future, I would like to continue to do this and refine ways to motivate learners.

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This post briefly describes and explains a couple of ‘teaching with technology’ strategies I use a lot – one to teach research students how to find solutions to their own problems in writing academic English (using corpus and concordancing tools), the other to compare their problem with more evidence of more proficient usage and then… Read more »

An extract from \’specialist options\’

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This is an extract from my CMALT portfolio's final section, in which I listed two specialist options. This extract is about learning experience design (LX), as my first option.

Example Specialist area: Mobile Learning and Social Media

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My expertise and impact in the field of mobile learning can be seen in a variety of reified activities that reflect the CMALT principles and values: A commitment to exploring and understanding the interplay between technology and learning.  A commitment to keep up to date with new technologies.  An empathy with and willingness… Read more »