Experiences in virtual Aviation English teaching: Insights from Argentina
Thursday 24 September, 2020
Moderated by: Cecilia Denis (ICAEA Board)
Presented by: Norma Bravo (ICAEA Board), Claudia Helguera (APTA), Antonella Gargarella Martelli (ARG), Cristina Barbé (Come Fly With Me)
This webinar is designed specifically for Aviation English trainers involved in the delivery of online learning and/or curriculum development. Participants will listen to AE colleagues discussing their experience and how they provide virtual language learning to pilots, ATCOs, cabin crew and technicians.
This webinar aims to:
- share experiences of teaching online (e.g. due to Covid-19),
- encourage participants to adapt the ideas presented to their situation,
- expand the AE learning community through a common network.
Re-routing Aviation English – Challenges and solutions
Tuesday 4 August, 2020
Henry Emery (ICAEA Board)
Capt. Dennis Gliddon & Andrea Howard (Latitude Aviation English Services)
This webinar explored the design, development and delivery of blended online learning. Three practical topics were featured: considerations regarding course structure, the production and provision of e-learning materials, and, the delivery of blended Virtual Instructor-Led Training. Possible models for each were presented, together with discussion of the challenges involved.
Re-routing Aviation English – Strategies for teaching online
Tuesday 30 June, 2020
Jennifer Roberts (ICAEA Board)
Alan Orr & Jena Lynch (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)
This webinar was designed for Aviation English teachers interested in exploring the concept of ‘flipping’ the online classroom. This approach uses both asynchronous (independent study) and synchronous (with the support of a teacher virtually in real time) modes of learning. The presenters discussed creating and assigning asynchronous tasks for students both before and after instructor-led synchronous sessions delivered virtually online.
Teaching Aviation English Online
Sharing ideas, experiences and achievements
Wednesday 3 & 10 June, 2020
Over 200 trainers and assessors, curriculum developers, pilots and ATCOs joined the first ICAEA Webinar.
In this repeated webinar, participants had the opportunity to share their experiences, discuss some important concepts, and consider the advantages and challenges of providing English language instruction to aviation professionals and students online. Topics also included various practical and educational considerations for teachers and organisations when moving from face-to-face to online instruction.