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Sessions Timetable




Sunday sessions at Tapped In. We will meet at Tapped In every Sunday atnoon GMT. You are all welcome to these meetings


Meet our international guest speakers!

Week 1

WeekSpeakerSpeaker's bioVenue and Time in GMT

BJ Berquist

BJ Berquist is an art teacher at the Loysville Youth Development Center, a residential male juvenile correctional facility in central Pennsylvania, USA. She was involved in the planning of the Civil Rights Forum held in TAPPED IN in May, 1998, leads several discussions at TAPPED IN, and is a Help Desk volunteer. BJ is an Associate Educator at TAPPED IN and edits the Tapis Newsletter and the Events Calendar. Look at http://www.tappedin.org/info/members/bj.html to learn more about what she does at TAPPED IN and to see her smiling face!Tapped In (TI)

Sat, Jan 20,

at 13:00 GMT

Session chatlog


Week 2

WeekSpeakersSpeakers' biosVenue and Time in GMT

Michael Coghlan

Michael Coghlan has designed and delivered online courses in ESL, eModeration, and Using Online Technologies, and is an online instructor for the Graduate Certificate in eLearning delivered by Adelaide Institute of TAFE. He has written widely on issues to do with elearning, and presented at several international conferences, both physically and as a remote presenter. As a Flexible Learning Leader for the Australian Flexible Learning Framework in 2003 Michael researched the use of online voice technologies. Not surprisingly, he is a passionate believer in the power of online voice communications to inspire and motivate studentsYahoo Messenger


Jan 25, at 12:00 GMT

To be read

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Jeff Lebow

Dave Cormier

Jeff Lebow began his educational career as an elementary sschool teacher in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After receiving a Master's Degree in Training and Learning Technologies, he moved to Asia where he taught English as a Foreign Language for 10 years. Since 1997, he has managed a variety of websites, explored the educational and cross cultural possibilities of webcasting, and worked toward building Worldbridges as a global network of homegrown webcasting

Dave Cormier started his teaching career in 1998 in South Korea, and started teaching online in 2000. He is currently the project manager for the digital library at UPEI in Charlottetown. His ed-tech interests include, podcasting, Elgg, Wordpress, Wiki's, the idea of publishing work to the internet as performance, and theorizing about the future of education. Jeff & Dave have co-hosted The EdTechTalk show and facilitated a variety of webcasts related to edtech at http://edtechtalk.com/


Sun, Jan 28

at 15:00 GMT

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Week 3

WeekSpeakerSpeakers' biosVenue and Time in GMT

Barbara Dieu

Graham Stanley

Barbara has been teaching English to secondary school students at the Franco-Brazilian school in São Paulo for 20 years. Since 1997, she has become more and more involved in ICT(http://the_english_dept.tripod.com/index.html) and had her students participate and contribute to many international projects online. She coordinates the Foreign Language Department, belongs to the ICT committee and represents This is Our Time project for French and Portuguese speaking countries (http://www.timeproject.org). She is responsible for organizing the Time Classroom Twinning Activity for different schools around the world

Graham Stanley is an EFL teacher based in Barcelona, Spain. He is teacher and ICT co-ordinator for the British Council, Barcelona and also works at the school of tourism of the University of Ramon Llull in the same city


Barbara at 21:00 GMT on Monday, January 29

Session page

Graham Stanley at 17:00 GMT

on Sunday, Feb 4

Session page



Week 4

WeekSpeakerSpeaker's bioVenue and Time in GMT

Jonathan Finkelstein

Jonathan Finkelstein is the founder and President of LearningTimes, LLC and Executive Producer of The LearningTimes Network. As an educator, technologist, industry expert, and producer, he is focused on creating and deploying engaging, web-based and web-enhanced human environments, programs and curricula that foster learning, collaboration and community. Over the last several years, he has worked with numerous leading educational, corporate, and publishing organizations to build learning programs and communities online, including: Columbia University, the New York Department of Education, Harvard, Princeton, CalState University, New Visions for Public Schools, The New York Transit Museum, Lehigh, Houghton Mifflin, NASA, MetLife, and The Princeton Review, among scores of others. For more information, see http://www.learningtimes.net/finkelstein.shtml . Monday, 5th February, 15:00 GMT in Elluminate

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Geoff Kaye

Geoff Kaye is a developmental optometrist and a researcher involved in providing of services to students with learning difficulties. For the past three years he has worked with instructional designers and educationists to bring low-cost online learning environments within the reach of tutors and students living in remote locations where specialized services are not easily available. Geoff is passionate about developing means for providing these services to developing countries and is currently working with schools in Mozambique, Kenya, Indonesia and China.Tuesday, 6th February, 20:00 GMT in DiscoverE and Saturday, 10th February. 01:00 GMT in DiscoverE

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Jane Bozarth

Jane Bozarth has been a training practitioner since 1989. She has a Master’s degree in Training and Development/Technology in Training from NC State University, and is presently finishing her doctorate. Jane’s career began as a staff development specialist with the NC Department of Health and Human Services, then Training Director forthe Justice Department. Her interest in online learning, ignited in graduate school, led to her position as E-Learning Coordinator with the North Carolina (USA) Office of State Personnel. She enjoysbusiness writing and in addition to her regular column in "Training" magazine Jane has also published in other trade and academic journals. Her first book, "E-Learning Solutions on a Shoestring", was published by Pfeiffer in 2005, and two more books are due out in 2007.Thursday, 8th February, 15:00 GMT in Elluminate

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Andrew Pincon

Andrew Pincon is Chairman of the Inner City Computing Society a technology infrastructure provisioning, non-profit, providing design/build, turn-key infrastructure services to US Computer Training Centers (CTC) and the Chairman of the Digital Workforce Education Society. Mr. Pincon is also President and CEO of Alado Development, Ltd, a consulting engineering practice, with clients like the US Small Business Administration, The IL Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, OSHA, US Postal Service, Compaq Computer Corp. and Qwest Telecommunications. He is a member of Illinois Governor's Small Business Task Force and the Illinois eGovernment Working Group and on a number of other Chicago and Illinois technology committees. Mr. Pincon has over 30 years of international engineering and business experienceSaturday, 10th February, 16:00 GMT in Alado

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Week 5

WeekSpeakerSpeaker's bioVenue and Time in GMT

Isabel Pérez Torres

Isabel is currently the coordinator of the international e-learning networks in the virtual learning centre of the University of Granada (Spain). She holds a PhD from the University of Granada. She has participated in regional, national and European projects all related to ICT and the educational use of the Web and e-learning. She has taking part in several workshops and international conferences in the field of CALL and eLearning. She got "The European Label for innovation in language teaching and learning" by the Sَcrates Agency in 2005. She has developed and maintained a website devoted to Secondary Education and English as a second language http://www.isabelperez.com/. Other interests are music and languages such as German, French and Italian.Thursday, Feb 15, 19:00 GMT at Alado

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Week 6

WeekSpeakerSpeakers' biosVenue and Time in GMT

Aiden Yeh

Rita Zeinstejer

Aiden is a PhD candidate at the University of Birmingham. Her research interests are Teacher Professional Development (TPD), Educational Policies and Change, English Language Teaching (ELT) Management, and blended learning. She¡¦s a Webhead and a member of TESOL¡¦s Electronic Village Online 2004-2005 Sessions coordinating team. She teaches at Wen Zao Ursuline College of Foreign Languages in Taiwan. Email: aidenyeh@yahoo.com Website: http://dcyeh.com Research Epad: http://buxiban.blogspot.com

Rita is an EFL teacher with 30 years' experience teaching English at all levels, mainly preparing students to sit for Cambridge FCE and CAE at the Asociacion Rosarina de Cultura Inglesa in Argentina, only centre for Cambridge exams in the area, with 2,500 students of English as a foreign language. She is also a Cambridge Oral Examiner, Area Manager for Advanced Courses, and Self Access, Laboratory and Multimedia Coordinator. Rita has given several PPT Presentations on ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and CMC (Computer Mediated Communication) for Language Learning in my place, and in Brazil, after having travelled to Cambridge in August, 1999, for a course on the use of computers for Language Learning. She has been the CALL SIG Coordinator in her area for 5 years now.

Saturday, Feb 24, at 14:00 GMT, Alado

Informal sessions


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