Winter Term - On Campus
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The subject introduces students to the key pedagogical and research issues that are involved when digital technologies are integrated into the design and delivery of face-to-face second language learning programs. Topics covered include a history of the area, central concepts. Particular emphasis is placed on the use of Internet-based resources. On completion of the subject, students should have a solid understanding of technologies in standalone, blended and distance language learning environments.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
- demonstrate an understanding of the role of technology in second language teaching;
- be able to design a lesson that blends technology in second language classrooms;
- critique work to do with the uses of technology in second language programs;
- propose research that investigates issues raised technology-mediated instruction.
At the completion of this subject, students should:
- have improved critical thinking and analytical skills;
- have developed capacity for information seeking, evaluation and retrieval;
- have expanded knowledge of modern communications technology.
Last updated: 18 December 2020