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Mobile Versions of the SpeakApps Tools

We are pleased to announce the beginning of the pilot phase of mobile-compatible versions of the Langblog and Tandem tools. Our Moodle platform has also been upgraded to a version which is designed to work on mobile devices. At the moment, this means that Langblog, Tandem and our Moodle classrooms should work inside browsers on mobile devices. Browser-independent apps for different mobile devices are also in development and should be available in the near future.

Please note that these mobile versions are in the pilot phase and are in constant development. We welcome your collaboration in this effort and invite comments … Continue Reading

Video recording, sharing and comments in a few clicks

Langblog is another of the online free tools developed by Speakapps to promote oral production among language students. In this case, it allows to easily record audio and video blog posts that automatically are available online to be commented either by the teacher or by fellow classmates.

You can find more information about how Langblog works in the short video below.

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Along with other SpeakApps tools, Langblog will be available to be experienced by those attending the local workshops offered on 26 September in all partner universities to celebrate the European Day of Languages. … Continue Reading

Uirlisí SpeakApps in úsáid ag Gael-Linn. SpeakApps tools used by Gael-Linn

Ar 13 Aibreán bhuail ionadaí ó DCU le roinnt múinteoirí Gaeilge ó Gael-Linn chun leathanach Moodle SpeakApps a thaispeáint dóibh agus chun ligean dóibh taithí a fháil ar uirlisí SpeakApps sula dtaispeántar na huirlisí dá ranganna.

Tá Gaeilge á múineadh ag Gael-Linn le fada do dhaltaí meánscoile agus d’fhoghlaimeoirí fásta chomh maith gnéithe éagsúla de chultúr na hÉireann a chur chun cinn, an spórt, an ceol agus na meáin mar shampla. Tá ranganna oíche á reáchtáil ag Gael-Linn faoi láthair d’fhoghlaimeoirí fásta agus bainfidh na ranganna seo úsáid as uirlisí SpeakApps … Continue Reading

SpeakApps Moodle Platform

moodleA SpeakApps Moodle Platform is already available for users interested in participating in pilots. In the SpeakApps Moodle classrooms you will find the three tools we are developing: Langblog (an audio/videoblog), Videochat (for videoconference sessions with up to 6 people) and the Tandem tool (a content management system for synchronous oral tasks); all three of them can be viewed and used in a Demo course from the SpeakApps Moddle Area.

If you are a language teacher interested in piloting any of the SpeakApps tools mentioned above, send us an e-mail to speakapps@uoc.edu, describing your … Continue Reading