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ABOUT OTAN TRAINING: Workshop Descriptions

Workshop title iPads in Adult Education 
Workshop description Do you want to explore ways of using an iPad for instruction in the ABE/ESL classroom? This workshop will introduce you to the basics of using your iPad in the classroom; discuss and discover ways to implement activities; take pictures with your iPad; and apply those images to classroom activities. You will also learn how to use an iPad as an audio tool to enhance speaking and pronunciation and understand the power of an instant response system using your iPad in the classroom. This is a hands-on workshop and you are required to bring your iPad. Prerequisites: Ownership of or access to an iPad. Bring the device with you to the workshop, fully charged.  
Session length 1.5 hours 
Format Workshops: Synchronous online trainings, or series of trainings, in which facilitator and participants interact by voice or chat. 

To find out more about any of these workshops, including dates and times offered, please check the California Adult Education Professional Development Web site. This site has information on OTAN offered training, as well as training offered by CALPRO and CASAS.

Minimum System Requirements for Participating in Online Workshops:

  • Broadband Internet connection (DSL, Cable modem or faster, no dial-up).
  • Computer with speakers or headphones (some classes require microphones too).
  • Active e-mail account through registration for the course as an OTAN member.
  • Some workshops have other special requirements, please read the workshop descriptions carefully.