Multimedia Language Learning on the iPad


Date: Thursday 16th October 2014
Time: 9.45 - 16.00
Cost: £125.00 (includes lunch & resources)
Location: Aston University, Birmingham, B4 7ET

Who should attend?

  • Curriculum leaders
  • Heads of Languages Departments
  • Language teachers
  • NQTs
  • PGCE students
  • Subject coordinators

Why should I attend?

This course is designed to reveal the power of the iPad for producing professional looking multimedia content simply and easily using free or inexpensive apps such as Puppet Pals HD, Morfo, Voice Record Pro, PixnTell, ShowMe, iMovie and I Can Animate. There will be plenty of hands-on opportunities to get to grips with digital storytelling, animation and filmmaking which promote creativity, foster collaboration and allow learners to access higher order thinking skills.

*Please note: delegates will be expected to bring along their own fully charged iPad2, 3 or 4 with the apps we will be using already installed.

Aims of the course: 

  • Make great use of iPads to motivate and extend your students;
  • Look at effective ways of enhancing pronunciation and pupils spoken work;
  • Use iPads to assess pupils’ spoken work;
  • Feel confident in using a range of free apps to enhance language learning;
  • Find ways to help channel your pupils’ creativity and promote their collaborative skills. 

For the programme, click here.


This course is delivered by Joe Dale.  Joe is an independent consultant who works with a range of organisations such as Network for Languages, ALL, The British Council and the BBC. He is host of the TES MFL forum, former SSAT Languages Lead Practitioner, a regular conference speaker and recognised expert on technology and language learning.

Joe was key in updating the ICT elements of the QCDA SoW for KS2 Primary French; he also designed games for Heinemann’s ‘Expo’. Joe has featured in several Education Guardian articles and has himself both written for and been quoted by the TES. Joe has also written for the TES ICT blog and produced video tutorials for the CILT 14-19 website. Joe recently starred on a Teachers TV programme and has spoken about the Rose Review proposals on BBC Radio 4. His blog has been nominated for four Edublog Awards in the last four years.www.joedale.typepad.com

To guarantee a place, please register online first and then proceed to online payment

*This booking is non-refundable, but may be swapped with another delegate if you are unable to attend.

Contact: Jacquie Harding at j.harding@aston.ac.uk

Contact us:

Jacquie Harding: j.harding@aston.ac.uk

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