Course ID EI0020090212
Course Title IT in Education Pedagogical Series: Using IT tools to Facilitate Listening and Oral Practice and Assessment of the English Language and Putonghua
Organising Division Education Infrastructure Division
First Issue Date and Time 2009/11/16 18:01
Latest Issue Date and Time 2009/11/26 10:35
 Event (ID)   Session   Date   Time   No. of Hours   Venue   Speaker(s) / Facilitator(s)   Max. no. of participants 
 AA    2009/12/05 (Sat)    09:30 - 12:30    3.0    513 Computer Room, HHCKLA Buddhist Wong Cho Sum School, King Lam Estate, Tseung Kwan O   Half Seconded Teachers of the IT in Education Section, EDB   30 
 Event (ID)   Session   Closing date for   Remark 
 Applicant   Recommending / Approving Officer 
 AA   1   2009/11/25      This is a repeated programme.

Event code: SIT08114

Participant Group IT teachers and teachers teaching the English Language and Putonghua from all primary and secondary schools 

Objective(s) This workshop aims to introduce the use of simple“text to speech”and voice recording software to facilitate listening and oral practice and assessment of the English Language and Putonghua among students. 
Programme Description
  1. Introduction to simple “text to speech” and voice recording software that may be used for listening and oral practice by students;
  2. Demonstration and hands-on practice of the functions of the software;
  3. How students may share the sound files developed with teachers and classmates;
  4. Ways for teachers to assess students’work and for classmates to discuss and leave feedback;
  5. Sharing of school-based experiences in applying the software to enhance learning and teaching of the English Language and Putonghua; and
  6. Questions and Answers.
Language Medium Cantonese supplemented with English terms 
CPD Elements for Teacher
CPD Mode: Structured Learning
CPD Hours: 3.0   Hour(s)
CPD Domain: I. Teaching & Learning
Content Area Information Technology in Education (V)
Attendance required for successful completion 100 %  Training & development data will be revealed in Teacher's Personal Profile in e-Services Portal upon successful completion.
Enrolment Method: Web enrolment
Number of Nominees from Each School/Unit: 2
Requiring School Priority: Yes
Maximum No. of Event(s) selectable: 1
First-Come, First-Served: Yes
Evaluation Paper evaluation  
Contact Person(s): Information Technology in Education Section
Enquiry Telephone No: 3698 3621
Email Address:
Remarks 1. Heads of schools are requested to submit the online application to the Information Technology in Education Section on or before the closing date of nomination. Nominations will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis whereas considerations will also be given to allow more schools to participate. Prior application is required and walk-ins will not be entertained.

2. Accepted or rejected applicants and the respective school heads will be notified through the e-Service Portal Account at least 7 days before respective event commencement. Successful applicants attending the course should bring along their notification letters for the course and are advised to use public transport. No parking spaces are available at the venue.

3. In the event of public announcement by the Education Bureau that all schools are to be closed as a result of adverse weather conditions (e.g. tropical cyclone or rainstorm), the course scheduled on that session (A.M. or P.M.) will be cancelled.

4. Being late or early leave for more than 30 minutes without prior consent will not be counted as achieving 100% attendance.

5. Details of IT in Education Professional Development Programmes for teachers can be accessed at the IT in Education Section's website: