June 5, 2009


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Web 2.0 Technologies in Teaching EFL Writing:

    A paper read on June 6, 2009. “Web 2.0 Technologies in Teaching EFL Writing: Class Blogs with Text to Speech (BlogCast) for Oral Presentation and Process Writing,” JALTCALL 2009, Toyo Gakuen University, Hongo Campus, Tokyo, Japan: June 5-7, 2009.

   This paper reports on a three-year pilot field study on the use of ‘Weblog,’ and ‘BlogCasting’ (text to speech Podcasting) for oral presentation and grading papers in EFL writing classes at a Japanese University.  The paper discusses the potentials of Weblogs in EFL language teaching, and the usefulness of such Web 2.0 technologies as RSS (Rich Site Summary or Real Simple Syndication) and text to speech technology. …

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