|Profile:I am a freelance educational technologist with two particular areas of interest: the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) for language teaching and learning, and the use of ICT in Higher Education. Some of the things I do and have done include: |
- Co-founder and Director of NetLearn Languages, an online-only language school which has been teaching around 10 languages live online since 1998. We also held the first ELT-specific online conference, the ELToc, in November 2002.
- Designing and running tailor-made seminars, workshops and training courses for institutions in the private and state sectors around the world. Clients have included private language schools, the British Council et al
- Consulting on issues related to the implementation of ICT in educational environments. Clients have included the British Council, Cambridge University Press, Queen Margaret University College et al
- Giving plenary and other talks at conferences and other events
- Author of a number of books and articles, mostly in the area of ICT for language teaching
- Associate Lecturer for the UK Open University's course in Innovations in eLearning
- Online tutor on the Institute of Education's course in Online Education and Training and The Consultants-E's course in Learning How to Use Moodle
- Online Course Designer for Royal Holloway University of London. Advising and liasing with academics in order to produce online course materials, editing the resulting copy and producing the online content.
- Devising and running training seminars for academics in pedagogical issues involved when writing and delivering online courses, as well as courses in the skills of e-moderation
For more information please visit http://www.ericbaber.com