My online-only papers and informational web pages:
Basic Elements of Web Design: Created for teens in Liverpool, NY, learning web design concepts. Check out your own site against these criteria! October 4, 2001.Interactive Distance Education for the Adult Learner: What's up next? What's in it for the teacher? - Presented at the Central New York Staff Development Consortium's DISTANCE LEARNING INSTITUTE 2001, June 5 & 6, 2001.
Integrating virtual communities into the language class - the virtual version of the handout for a pre-conference institute at the TESOL '99 convention - with Greg Younger.
Nerd or mystic: the experience of being a technology leader - my portion of a colloquium, "Providing Support for Technology Leaders," presented at the TESOL '99 convention in New York with Heidi Shetzer, Leslie Hammersmith and Greg Younger. Contains links to the main page with its links to everyone else's work.
Resource guide for distance education: - a compilation of links and ideas.
How to conduct effective research on the Internet - a presentation for the Professional Consultants Association, Syracuse, New York. February 5, 1999.
Taboo language for learners of English - links and ideas.
Perilous Ascent of El Teide - an article I wrote for Syracuse Language.
Miguel de Allende - An Insider's View - another article I wrote for
Syracuse Language. (Only parts of it available now.)
Papers by others pertinent to online learning
"Constructing" Language at MundoHispano" Paper written by Cathy Hall to fulfill requirements for Masters program, about the constructivist learning experience available at MundoHispano MOO. First link is Cathy's beautiful version. This version looks like a word-processed document.
MOOs and Language Learning by Lesley Shield, Markus J.Weininger and Lawrence B.Davies. Top-notch, easy-to-understand site with good links at the end.
MOOFrancais and MH: a teacher's perspective by Lesley Nelson, Lecturer in Spanish at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and the driving force behind much activity on both MOOs.
The home page of Klaus Schwienhorst. Don't miss these excellent papers. Click on "Publications" once at this site.
Educational uses for Virtual Realities: links to files, links to over 60 EdMOOs MUSHes MUDs, and basic, getting-started info
"How to Run a Good On Line Service" for listowners and MOO Wizards
Surveying the Body Electric, or How Voyeurism Transforms Audience and E-valuationby Tim Krause, Purdue University
La World Wide Web en la clase de E/LE (The World Wide Web in the Spanish as a Foreign Language class) by Mar Cruz Piñol, Universidad de Barcelona (in Spanish)
in Text-Based Networked Virtual Environments or "MUDS"
Making Virtual Communities Work John Suler, Ph.D. - Rider University January 1996
in Education: New Environments, New Pedagogies by Tari Lin
"The school must represent life-life as real and vital to the child as that which he carries on in the home, in the neighborhood, or on the playground."
- John Dewey, My Pedagogic Creed, 1897