Language Teacher Education and Technology

In P. Hubbard & M. Levy (Eds.), Teacher education in CALL (pp. 3–20). ... Language Learning & Technology, 17(3), 52–73. ... In G. Motteram (Ed.), Innovations in learning technologies for English language teaching (pp. 5–13).

Author: Jeong-Bae Son

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350020412

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Language teachers' competencies in computer-assisted language learning (CALL) are a crucial factor affecting their own implementation of CALL. However, there is still a concern that many language teachers are not adequately prepared to make effective use of CALL or to identify and evaluate potential CALL solutions. This can be the result of many different factors and raises the question of how to train teachers to develop their CALL knowledge and skills to a greater degree. The discussion of approaches to training language teachers in the use of technology adopted in areas of Australia, the UK and the US provides valuable insights for those already involved in this area, and inspiration for those who have some interest in carrying out this kind of training, but as yet have little or no experience. This book explores the current status of CALL teacher education and discusses issues and challenges CALL teacher educators face in their own contexts. Specifically, it looks at postgraduate CALL courses offered at different universities to find ways of improving CALL teacher training. It represents the first overview of a topic that is relevant to most postgraduate courses in Applied Linguistics or TESOL across the globe. The use of technology for language learning and teaching is increasingly common but, as is so often the case, training for teachers in how to use that technology remains limited, to a large extent by lack of expertise among trainers.
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Teacher Development in Technology Enhanced Language Teaching

This book explores language teacher development in computer-assisted language learning (CALL) environments and discusses approaches, tasks and resources that can guide language teachers to develop their skills and strategies for technology ...

Author: Jeong-Bae Son

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319757117

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 233

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This book explores language teacher development in computer-assisted language learning (CALL) environments and discusses approaches, tasks and resources that can guide language teachers to develop their skills and strategies for technology-enhanced language teaching (TELT). It looks at key aspects of CALL in terms of pedagogy and technology and proposes a model of CALL teacher development, which incorporates essential elements of teacher learning in CALL. Further, the author presents practical tasks and tips on how to develop knowledge and skills for the use of digital technologies in language teaching and suggests ideas to improve language teacher training and development.
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Experiences of Second Language Teacher Education

Arnold, N. and Ducate, L.(2006) 'Future foreign language teachers' socialand cognitive collaboration inan onlineenvironment', Language Learning & Technology, 10(1), 42–66. Bolitho, R. and Wright, T. (1995) '“Starting fromwhere they'reat ...

Author: T. Wright

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137316257

Category: Education

Page: 309

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This book brings together the voices of teacher educators working in different national and educational settings. It Covers themes such as change in teacher education practices, the influences of context on practice, and of interculturality, to provide rich insights into the processes and effects of second language teacher education.
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World Language Teacher Education

ACTFL's 2009 National Language Teacher of the Year. The Language Educator. 4(2), 28. Tolisano, S. (2008, November 16). Videoconferencing with elementary school students. Langwitches: The Magic of Learning through Technology.

Author: Jacqueline F. Davis

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781607524656

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 355

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The significant change in public schools over the last two decades warrants a response in how we prepare teachers. This volume is an effort to share the contributors’ knowledge, experience and ideas with colleagues, particularly with novice language teacher educators. The suggestions in the chapters are primarily provided for the teaching methods course, but many can be adapted to other education courses or for professional development programs. The first section of the introduction provides a review of issues identified in teacher education including debates, accountability, and government influence over education. The second section explores teacher educators in the literature such as issues in their practice, and a focus on foreign language teacher educator practice. The third section provides a brief overview of the chapters in the book.
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Preparing Foreign Language Teachers for Next Generation Education

The promising future brought up by teaching foreign languages with technology calls for a strong and systematic training in technology for foreign language teachers (Fuchs & Akbar, 2013; Hubbard & Levy, 2006; Luke & Britten, 2007; ...

Author: Lin, Chin-Hsi

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522504849

Category: Education

Page: 313

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The growth of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has changed the dynamics of education, as self-directed learning, especially on mobile devices, is as accessible as ever. Despite the near infinite amount of information available for students outside of school, the classroom remains the most critical aspect of student’s growth. Teachers now play crucial roles in engaging ICT’s full potential to create an environment of meaningful learning to develop students’ critical thinking skills. Preparing Foreign Language Teachers for Next-Generation Education concerns itself with the integration and study of new technologies in foreign-language education. Featuring theoretical and empirical chapters related to the confluence of teacher-education, teacher cognition, and innovative technologies, it provides engaging insight into foreign-language teachers’ perceptions and the influence of those perceptions. This publication is quintessential to foreign-language teachers, administrators, policy makers, students of education, programmers, and developers.
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Handbook of Research on Integrating Technology Into Contemporary Language Learning and Teaching

As today’s teachers prepare to instruct a new generation of students, the question is no longer whether technology should be integrated into the classroom, but “how?” The Handbook of Research on Integrating Technology Into ...

Author: Zou, Bin

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522551416

Category: Education

Page: 626

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Technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. As today’s teachers prepare to instruct a new generation of students, the question is no longer whether technology should be integrated into the classroom, but “how?” The Handbook of Research on Integrating Technology Into Contemporary Language Learning and Teaching is a critical scholarly publication that examines the relationship between language education and technology and the ability to improve language education through technological advances. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics, such as computer-assisted language learning, flipped instruction, and teacher education, this publication is geared toward researchers, practitioners, and education professionals seeking relevant research on the improvement of language education through the use of technology.
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Emerging Concepts in Technology Enhanced Language Teaching and Learning

Identity in online communities : Social networking sites and language learning . International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society , 7 ( 2 ) , 108–123 . Kubanyiova , M. ( 2020 ) . Language teacher education in the age of ...

Author: Zou, Bin

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799889830

Category: Education

Page: 347

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For years, language teachers have increasingly been using technologies of all kinds, from computers to smartphones, to help their students learn. Current trends in TELTL (technology-enhanced language teaching and learning), such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, gamification, and social networking, appear to represent major shifts in the digital language learning landscape. However, various applications of technology to mediate language learning may be informed by reflecting not only on the present but perhaps more importantly on relevant insights from past research and practice. Emerging Concepts in Technology-Enhanced Language Teaching and Learning explores the recent development of the new technologies for language teaching and learning to gain insights into and synergy of the theories, pedagogies, technological design, and evaluation of TELTL environments for comprehending the trends and strategies of the new digital era as well as investigate the possibility of future TELTL research direction. The book includes trends shaped by contemporary issues such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Covering topics such as digital education tools, L2 learnings, and sentiment analysis, this book serves as an essential resource for researchers, language teachers, educational software developers, administrators, IT consultants, technologists, professors, pre-service teachers, academicians, and students.
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Foreign Language Teacher Education

... for curriculum development , high school / university cooperatives , teacher education and language assessment . ... there are electronic forums for educators with special interests such as language learning technology ( LLTI ) ...

Author: Zena Moore

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 0761804676

Category: Education

Page: 356

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This is a collection of essays dealing with ESL/EFL/FL teacher education by experienced ESL/EFL/FL teacher educators and student teachers of different cultural backgrounds, and from different countries. The essays cover topics that focus both on the teacher as learner and the learner as teacher. This book recognizes that the language classroom has a particular culture of its own while being part of a broader school culture. As a result, the multi-foci nature of the chapters serve to present the varied and diverse language education needs, programs, and approaches. Contents: The National Foreign Languages: Can we Get from Here to There?, Sophie Jeffries; FLES Teacher Preparation: Competencies, Content and Complexities, Gladys C. Lipton; Journaling: A Path to Reflective Teacher Development, Aleiline J. Moeller; Alternative Assessment in Foreign Second Language: What do we in Foreign Language Know?, Charles R. Hancock; Where are the African American Foreign Language Teachers?, Mark English; Foreign Language Teacher Education in a Professional Development School, Alan Garfinkel and Carol Sosa; Portfolio Design and the Decision Making Process and in Teacher Education, JoAnn Hammadou; Peer Evaluation in In-Service Teacher Education, Jeannette Morris; Professional Development for Japanese Teachers, Yoshiko Saito; Successful Listening Comprehension Strategies: Implications for Foreign Language Teaching and Teacher Training, Rhonda Chipman-Johnson; Emergent L2 Writing in the French Immersion Classroom: Implications for Teacher Education of Where are the Holes in Whole Language?, Stephen Carey and Rishma Dunlop; Multimedia and Foreign Language Teacher: A Humananistic Perspective, Josef Hellebrandt; Culture: How do Teachers Teach it?, Zena Moore.
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The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning

Use of New Technologies in Foreign Language Teaching, 11: 75–85. Stickler, Uschi. 2008. “Chatting, Chatten or Chattare.” International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 3: 69–76. Stickler, Ursula., and Martina Emke. 2011.

Author: Carol A. Chapelle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119108474

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning presents a comprehensive exploration of the impact of technology on the field of second language learning. The rapidly evolving language-technology interface has propelled dramatic changes in, and increased opportunities for, second language teaching and learning. Its influence has been felt no less keenly in the approaches and methods of assessing learners' language and researching language teaching and learning. Contributions from a team of international scholars make up the Handbook consisting of four parts: language teaching and learning through technology; the technology-pedagogy interface; technology for L2 assessment; and research and development of technology for language learning. It considers how technology assists in all areas of language development, the emergence of pedagogy at the intersection of language and technology, technology in language assessment, and major research issues in research and development of technologies for language learning. It covers all aspects of language including grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, listening, speaking, pragmatics, and intercultural learning, as well as new pedagogical and assessment approaches, and new ways of conceiving and conducting research and development. The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning demonstrates the extensive, multifaceted implications of technology for language teachers, learners, materials-developers, and researchers.
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International Handbook of English Language Teaching

A national survey on information technology in teacher education. Retrieved Nov. ... Technology-enhanced project work in preservice language teacher education to support autonomous student teacher learning. In C. Wai Meng (Ed.), ...

Author: Jim Cummins

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387463018

Category: Education

Page: 1201

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This two volume handbook provides a comprehensive examination of policy, practice, research and theory related to English Language Teaching in international contexts. More than 70 chapters highlight the research foundation for best practices, frameworks for policy decisions, and areas of consensus and controversy in second language acquisition and pedagogy. The Handbook provides a unique resource for policy makers, educational administrators, and researchers concerned with meeting the increasing demand for effective English language teaching. It offers a strongly socio-cultural view of language learning and teaching. It is comprehensive and global in perspective with a range of fresh new voices in English language teaching research.
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