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Jeff Magoto

Magoto-7Jeff Magoto (MA Applied Linguistics/TESOL, Ohio University) is the director of the Yamada Language Center and a course developer for the American English Institute’s eLearning program. His interests include educational technology, software design, less commonly taught languages, and program administration. For the past 24 years, he has trained foreign language teachers in the US and overseas in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and other aspects of methods and materials. On the UO campus he serves in several leadership roles focused on the intersection of pedagogy, classroom spaces, and technology.

Recent Presentations

  • “Interactive Video: A Relic of the Past or Promise of the Future”, with M. Bush, K. Price, and C. Jones, CALICO, Athens, OH, May 2014.
  • “ANVILL 2.0—An Authoring Tool for Interaction-Driven Learning”. Pre-Conference workshop and software showcase. CALICO, Athens, OH, May 2014.
  • “Tea with Distinguished TESOLers. Invited presentation”. TESOL Conference, Portland, OR, March 2014.
  • “Shaping the Way We Teach English—The MOOC Version” with D. Healey and E. Hanson-Smith. Portland, OR, March 2014.
  • “ANVILL 2.0—A Tool for Building Learner Autonomy in a Self-Instructional Language Program”, NASILP, Washington, D.C., October 2013.

LT courses taught:

  • LT 608 (CALL)
  • LT 610 Seminar (Teaching Languages Online and in Hybrid Environments)
  • LT 610 Seminar (Flipped Learning in Language Teaching)