This session will provide instructional strategies for implementing computer based lessons. Target audience: ABE/GED/ELS instructors. You may attend morning session only, afternoon session only or all day with lunch.
8-noon: Technologies in the Adult Education Classroom. This session provides hands-on opportunity to explore the availability and use of emerging technologies (Web 2.0, assistive technology, etc.) in the adult education classroom. The session highlights several resources related to these technologies and how they can be used by the participants in their instruction.
1-4pm Learn how other adult educators are using Facebook, Twitter, Wiggio. Find out how to choose between blogs, wikis and discussion boards. Then, set up your own account in each of these tools and start experimenting with the helpf of experts! Participants will be able to identify features of four or more social media tools, categorize existing models of using social media tools in adult education, and discuss and analyze benefits and challenges when using social media tools in adult eduction.