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Foreign-language learning with digital technology / edited by Michael J. Evans.

Contributor(s): Evans, Michael, 1951 May 12-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Education and digital technology. Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, c2009Description: xii, 210 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781847060419; 144113462X; 1847060412.Subject(s): Language and languages -- Computer-assisted instruction | Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Technological innovationsDDC classification: 418.00785 Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Digital technology and language learning : a review of policy and research evidence / Michael Evans -- The potential of the Internet as a language-learning tool / Iain Mitchell -- Trainee teachers' perceptions of the use of digital technology in the languages classroom / Linda Fisher -- Digital technology as a tool for active learning in MFL : engaging language learners in and beyond the secondary classroom / Rachel Hawkes -- Engaging pupils in bilingual, cross-cultural online discourse / Michael Evans -- SIDE by side : pioneers, inventors and the tyranny of educational distance / Cal Durrant -- Teacher and student perceptions of e-learning in EFL / Miranda Hamilton -- From textbook to online materials : the changing ecology of foreign-language publishing in the era of ICT / Carl Blyth.
Summary: Summary: There is an apparent paradox in the fact that€while digital technology€is endlessly innovating and improving itself as a tool to support teaching and learning, the cognitive process of language learning itself remains perennially the same. However, it is also true that the medium has created new learning opportunities which were not possible before and therefore introduces new elements into the cognitive process of foreign language learning. €€ The book's overall aim of examining foreign language learning primarily from the user's perspective (both teacher and learner) & nbsp.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Digital technology and language learning : a review of policy and research evidence / Michael Evans -- The potential of the Internet as a language-learning tool / Iain Mitchell -- Trainee teachers' perceptions of the use of digital technology in the languages classroom / Linda Fisher -- Digital technology as a tool for active learning in MFL : engaging language learners in and beyond the secondary classroom / Rachel Hawkes -- Engaging pupils in bilingual, cross-cultural online discourse / Michael Evans -- SIDE by side : pioneers, inventors and the tyranny of educational distance / Cal Durrant -- Teacher and student perceptions of e-learning in EFL / Miranda Hamilton -- From textbook to online materials : the changing ecology of foreign-language publishing in the era of ICT / Carl Blyth.

Summary:
There is an apparent paradox in the fact that€while digital technology€is endlessly innovating and improving itself as a tool to support teaching and learning, the cognitive process of language learning itself remains perennially the same. However, it is also true that the medium has created new learning opportunities which were not possible before and therefore introduces new elements into the cognitive process of foreign language learning. €€ The book's overall aim of examining foreign language learning primarily from the user's perspective (both teacher and learner) & nbsp.

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