Blending technology with EAP:
A BALEAP Professional Issues Meeting


The November 2012 BALEAP PIM was held at the University of Southampton, with Julie Watson from eLanguages presenting the opening keynote. The event was hosted at Avenue Campus.

Saturday 10th November 2012
Avenue Campus, University of Southampton

Download the poster for this event (pdf, 118kb).


The final programme of the day is available, along with the abstracts for the sessions.

Keynote presentation

Julie Watson's keynote presention is available to download: An A to Z of technologies: A survey of tools and resources with potential uses for EAP.

Session presentations

Presentations from the sessions are available from the events archive section on the BALEAP website.

Conference themes

Topics included:
• EAP blended and/or distance learning
• Wikis and blogs in an EAP context
• Social media in teaching EAP
• EAP courseware design
• EAP tutoring online
• E-assessment for EAP
• Multimedia resources in EAP teaching and learning
• Open Educational Resources (OERs) for EAP
• Using VLEs in an EAP context


The PIM hashtag was #baleappim12.

Pre-event workshop

A pre-event workshop was held on Friday 9th November: The LOC tool for EAP teachers: authoring your own online learning materials. This workshop was run by the Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS) at the University of Southampton.