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Friday
Feb152013

Upcoming Webinar: An Eclectic Mix of Ways to Use iPads for Language Learning and In Any Classroom

Presenter: Michael Nieckoski, MA   
Trainer/Consultant Southwest NH Educational Support Center, Keene State College
Adjunct Faculty, Keene State College

Date/Time: Friday, March 15th - 12:00pm-12:45pm ET

Presentation Format:
   - Presentation: 30 min
   - Q and A: 15 min

Location:
Online through Adobe Connect
Registration form: Click here to register

Topic:
The iPad is an exciting, innovative device; a true “game-changing” technology. We have just begun to explore the possibilities of applying this and like devices to the teaching and learning process.  
This presentation will demonstrate some ways that the iPad can support language learning, as well as provide some tips for using it in any classroom.
Depending on time, covered will be:
* Keyboard shortcuts for diacritical marks
* How to set the different keyboards
* Using Siri in multiple languages
* Apps for recording voice
* Apps for presenting using the iPad

Presenter Biography:
Michael Nieckoski is a long-time member of NERALLT going back to 1990 when NERALLT was called NERALLD.
He has done innumerable presentations at meetings, served as NERALLT Webmaster for 3 terms, Newsletter Editor for 2 terms, and program committee member over that time.
Michael was Director for Educational Technology at The School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont, from 1989 to 2007 and held that same position at Landmark College in Putney, Vermont from 2008 to 2011.  
Michael has presented at local, national and international conferences on a variety of technology subjects.
Now as lead trainer at The Southwest New Hampshire Educational Support Center at Keene State College, Michael teaches K-12 school teachers throughout New Hampshire how to use technology in their classes and with their students. The hot topics these days are focused on iPads and Google Apps, and Michael is in the process of becoming a Google Certified Trainer.

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