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20201016T1530 20201016T1600 Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh MOCK EVENTS in ONLINE CLASSES – STEPS, CHALLENGES and STUDENTS’ PERCEPTION

Under the unprecedented circumstances of COVID-19 pandemic a while ago in Vietnam and currently in the world, switching from a full-fledged face-to-face classroom mode to an online or blended one has been inevitable for teachers and students. How can language teachers support learner's development of teamwork and interaction skills on top of language skills during social distancing period? Online Mock Events might be a possible answer thanks to its practical features as one of the commonly-used Project-based Learning (PBL) Tasks in physical language classrooms. Mock Events enable students' development of critical thinking, background knowledge and communication skills through their engagement in the preparation and implementation of a simulated event from scratch. This presentation will introduce suggestive steps for teachers to organize Mock Events in online classes, showcase some examples of online mock events and discuss entailing challenges together with students' perception from the real experience of a teacher who conducted this activity in her online classes. By the end, participants can join the discussion on solutions to related challenges and ways to better apply this PBL task online in a more customized manner, contributing to providing more authentic learning experience online.

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Under the unprecedented circumstances of COVID-19 pandemic a while ago in Vietnam and currently in the world, switching from a full-fledged face-to-face classroom mode to an online or blended one has been inevitable for teachers and students. How can language teachers support learner's development of teamwork and interaction skills on top of language skills during social distancing period? Online Mock Events might be a possible answer thanks to its practical features as one of the commonly-used Project-based Learning (PBL) Tasks in physical language classrooms. Mock Events enable students' development of critical thinking, background knowledge and communication skills through their engagement in the preparation and implementation of a simulated event from scratch. This presentation will introduce suggestive steps for teachers to organize Mock Events in online classes, showcase some examples of online mock events and discuss entailing challenges together with students' perception from the real experience of a teacher who conducted this activity in her online classes. By the end, participants can join the discussion on solutions to related challenges and ways to better apply this PBL task online in a more customized manner, contributing to providing more authentic learning experience online.

Lecturer
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University of Foreign Language Studies - The University of Danang
Ms. Hong Linh Trinh
Lecturer
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University of Languages and International Studies, VNU Hanoi
Lecturer
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University of Foreign Language Studies - The University of Danang
English Language Program Coordinator
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U.S. Consulate General HCMC
Dr. Mitchellene Rivo
Senior Education Program Specialist
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Department of Education
Mr. Vantha Phally
Center Manager
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UCMAS Cambodia
Dean, Graduate School
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Angeles University Foundation
Director
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Rangsit English Language Institute, Rangsit University
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