Virtual fun: you do not have to be a techno-geek!

Francis, Roseliz and Anju, Sahgal Gupta (2013) Virtual fun: you do not have to be a techno-geek! Language and Language Teaching, 1 (2). pp. 16-21. ISSN 2277-307X

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Beginning with CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) in the early 1990’s to ICT (Information and Communication Technology) today, there are several media that facilitate the teaching-learning process today. According to Dudeney and Hockly (2012), ‘…mass access to the internet, the development of Web 2.0 tools and platforms, and the arrival of the social web and mobile technologies now enable teachers and learners to be globally connected and globally educated’ (p. 533).In this technology driven environment, it is not enough for the student to merely read the text. In order to ensure the holistic development of the student, it is essential to go beyond the prescribed text.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Francis, Roseliz and Anju, Sahgal Gupta
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Language, Multilingualism, Language Teaching, Assessment Literacy
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Language and Language Teaching
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Note: Published twice a year in January and July, Language and Language Teaching (LLT) reaches out to language teachers, researchers and teacher educators on issues and practices relevant to language teaching. The primary focus of the publication is language pedagogy in elementary schools. LLT proposes to establish a dialogue between theory and practice so that practice contributes to theory as much as theory informs practice. The purpose is to make new ideas and insights from research on language and its pedagogy accessible to practitioners while at the same time inform theorists about the constraints of implementation of new idea
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