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Exams Catalunya 6th ELT Conference 17th November, 2018

Conference Roundup
This year’s Exams Catalunya 6th ELT Conference was held at the beautiful Il.lustre Col.legi d'Advocats de Barcelona

I’ve already dedicated a blog post to the closing plenary by Simon Ward, which you can find here. Here is my summary of some of the other key sessions of the day.

Plenary: Mary Whiteside Technology to transform teaching, learning and assessment: Trends, challenges and opportunities
As is often the case with talks about technology, this talk was plagued by technological problems, as the internet connection was lost at the beginning of the session. Nevertheless, Mary managed to carry on and deliver an engaging, informative and thought-provoking plenary.

The introduction of technology (in any area) can take four forms: substitution – replacing the original; augmentation – enhancing the original; modification –changing and improving the original; redefinition – changing the way things are done. Thes…

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