Focus on Learning Technologies helps teachers understand the role of digital technologies in supporting language learning for second or foreign language learners aged 5-18. Drawing on research with school-age learners, the book equips teachers with the knowledge necessary to make effective and principled decisions about choosing and using learning technologies in their own language classes.
The book provides an accessible overview of key research studies on learning technologies, consider....
[show more]s examples from real classroom practice, and provides activities to help teachers relate the content to their own teaching contexts.
• Examples taken from real classroom practice and key research studies
• Research relevant to English language learners aged 5-18
• Additional online resources at www.oup.com/elt/teachers/folt
This book is part of the Oxford Key Concepts for the Language Classroom series, focusing on key topics for teaching English as a second or foreign language to learners aged 5-18. These instructional guides are informed by research in second language acquisition and language pedagogy, and show the relevance of theory to the practising teacher.
'Spotlight studies' highlighting important research.
'Classroom snapshots' show different teaching approaches in practice.
'Activities' help you make connections between research and theory and your classroom context.
Suitable for students working towards MA TESOL, graduate certificates, or diploma qualifications, and for practising teachers' professional development programs.