How WEB 2.0 tools can rejuvenate journal writing (practice-oriented)
16:30 - 17:15
Both Adobe Spark Page, for the iPad, and Microsoft Sway, for tablets and PCs, are two Web 2.0 tools that can help transform the process of journal writing. The apps allow text, pictures and videos to be blended in a professional-looking magazine format, viewable on any device. This screen poster will demonstrate how this software can engage students and push them to take risks with a new format which can better channel their creativity, a key component in learning. More importantly, such software can help illuminate topics, and encourage students to reflect and compare, and question and critique, within their L2 journal entries.