Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Graham Stanley's Presentation

Thank you to my great co-moderators and coordinators for being "live" online when I was unable to attend today.
I have watched this great presentation by Graham and am certain that everyone not only learned a lot, but also had a great time.

We had 28 participants from 4 continents:
graham's pres. at wiziq - 27jan09

Mods: Dafne (Spain), Teresa (Portugal)

Guest speaker: Graham Stanley (Spain)

Anisoara (Romania)
Barb Sakamoto (Japan)
Birdie (USA)
DennisO (USA)
DianaG (USA)
HelenD (France)
Elizabeth Anne (France)
Eleni (Greece)
Elfina (Russia)
Ervin Ramos (Philippines)
Evelyn (Venezuela)
FernandaR (Portugal)
IsabelT (Brazil)
Jeff Lebow (USA)
Jose Antonio (Brazil)
Karina (Argentina)
Larissa (USA)
Mary Pinto (Venezuela)
Maru (Mexico)
MbarekA (Morocco)
MehdiT (Iran)
MiguelMendoza (Venezuela)
MonicaV (Brazil)
SanjaB (Croatia)
Sarah Phillips (Spain)
VirginiaC (Argentina)

I have posted some screen shots of the action. You can see the recording at WizIQ

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Live Session - WorldBridges and Skype. Part Two.

Collage of screenshots taken

To continue with our Voice Week, Jeff and Matt lead us today on a wonderful second part in Worldbridges and Skype. They are an example of the Webheads sharing spirit in Action, thanks a lot Dynamic Duo!

We invite you to to join us in a big round of applause for them in the comments area.
We are dying to hear your impressions about the session, we'd also love to hear from those of you who are participating asynchronously using the recording found at the wonderful WorldBdridges Page created for us by Jeff. You'll find there the recordings and chat logs.

Who was participating?

WorldBridges: Jeff Lebow and Matt Montagne

Co-ordinators and Moderators: Hala Fawzy (Sudan), Jennifer Verschoor (Argentina), Jose Antonio DaSilva (Brazil), Kat Urbaniak (Canada), Sasa Sirk (Slovenia), Teresa Almeida d'Ecca (Portugal), Maru del Campo (Mexico).

Participants: Anisoara (Romania),AnithaD (India),Biljana (Macedonia),Brian (UK), Ditza (Portugal),ElaineK (Germany),Emma del Toro (Venezuela), Elizabeth (France), HelenD (France),Isabel (Brazil), Jose Rodriquez (USA), LarissaO (USA), Minhaaj (Pakistan), MaryP (Venezuela), Mireille (Canada), MoiraH (France), NergizK (Turkey), PilarF (Argentina), Sanja (Croatia), SaeedA (Oman), VirginiaC (Argentina)

What were some of the goodies shared?

Generous Jennifer invited us to participate in her ArgCall group whose motto is: "Teachers helping Teachers" at their Wiki and Blog.

Jeff shared with us Step Two to learn about webcasting, specifically to record both ends of a telephone call, at his Webcast Academy and his enlightening Gatorradio Blog.

A special thanks to Jeff Lebow and Matt Montagne who did an impressive job as always.
Last but not least, our warm admiration and thanks to Dafne and Teresa who made this delightful session possible.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Live Session - Yahoo Messenger

Yahoo Messenger has been part of the Webheads communication tradition since 2002, and is still used frequently by its members to interact with each other and also to involve students in real communication scenarios with people from all over the globe.

Screen grabs from today's presentation

Today, participants from 5 continent gathered for Michael Coghan's presentation 'Online voice tools for language and literacy'. For those that missed it, or would like to re-live it, the presentation slides, recording and chatlog from this amazing session are available at: http://baw09.pbwiki.com/ymsession

A special thanks to Michael Coghlan who did a great job as always. And as always a huge thanks to Dafne and Teresa.


Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Live Session - WorldBridges and Skype

Screen grab from WorldBridges

Jeff and Dave lead us on a great live session last night in Worldbridges and Skype. So thanks to them.

We would love to read your comments about the session and for those who couldn´t make it, just click on this link http://webheadsinaction.org/baw2009-worldbridges-part1 to listen to the recording of the webcast. It includes audio, the ustream recording, and the chat log.

Who was there?

WorldBridges: Jeff Lebow, Dave Cormier, Lisa Durff, Matt Montagne

Co-ordinators and Moderators: Daf Gonzalez (Spain), Dennis Oliver (USA), Kat Urbaniak (Canada) Sharon Betts (USA).

Participants: Gina Webster (USA), Barb Sakamoto (Japan), Nour Eddine Laouni (Morocco), Mbarek Akaddar (Morocco), Larissa olwsova (USA), Monica Sales (Argentina), Virginia Cena (Argentina), Karen Siemens (Canada), Mary Pinto (Venezuela), Jose Rodriguez (USA).



Monday, January 19, 2009

Live session - our Tapped In tour

Our very first live session in BaW09 was held on Sunday, Jan. 18, when our dear friend BJ Berquist gave us another great virtual tour of the Tapped In premises. Participants could visit the different rooms and spaces and learn more about this excellent online workplace for educators all over the world. There were 29 people chatting during the one-hour session, so we would love to read your comments and impressions! Our warmest thanks to BJ for another fabulous tour and for giving BaWers and BaWers-to-be the opportunity to explore Tapped In. And thanks to everybody who was there and gave their contribution to a very successful live session!

Session page (chatlog and screenshots)