Wednesday, November 11, 2009

::Special edition..15th entry..::

We were asked to answer several questions in this 15th entry..

1. What do you like about blogging?

Blogging allows me to express myself in my own way.

2.What do you not like about blogging?

There is nothing that I do not like in blogging. I really enjoyed using it.

3.What have you gained from blogging eg. Language skills, improved fluency, critical thinking, improved thought processes, technology skills etc.

There are several benefits that I gained from blogging. Firstly,in improving my language skills and secondly it improves my intrapersonal and intrpersonal skills.


Firstly, it helped me in improving my language skills as I always use the language to write every entry.Besides that, blogging also allows me to improve my thought process as I alwasys need to do some reflection on what I have learned on that day before typing it out in th entry. The thoughts and ideas are more organized. Furthermore, blogging also helped me to improve on my intrapersonal and interpersonal skills. Blog is not only for individual view but it also allows other people to view it. This helped me in recheck my language and also the appropriateness of my content before publishing it.

5.What do you like about this course?

This course allows me to explore and learn about various types of resources materials that can be used in the primary ESL classroom. The integration of technology adds in variation in creating the teaching aids to capture pupils' interest as well as guiding them to be a digital citizen in the future.

6.What you do not like about this course?

Honetly, there is nothing that I do not like about this course.

7.What have you learnt from this course?

I have learned how to use and manipulate the teachnology in order to produce purposeful, meaningful, and interesting teaching aids. Besides that, I also learnt different skills in editing photos, audios, videos, and also how to search, download, and use certain software related to the primary classroom.

8.What have you learnt from this course that you did not expect to?

I learned about photo editing skills and also audio editing skills which I did not expect to learn from this course.

9.What have you expected but do not learn from this course?

I expected to learn more about the various types of resources that can be used in the classroom for example the different types of pictures that can be used as teaching aids, and so on.

10.If you can change anything about this course, state what is and elaborate?

There is nothing that I want to change about this course. But if I can change something about it, I will add on more hands-on activity such as producing teaching aids. The task on producing teaching aids allow us to show our creativity more freely as comppared to the technology.

11. On a scale of 1 – 10, please rate your computing and technological skills for both before and after undergoing the course.

On a scale of 1-10, my rate for computing and techological skills before attending this course was 4. After undergoing this course, my rate now is 8!