New technology in language teaching
The advent of a new technology in ELT seems to follow a pattern. Typically, something exciting emerges: podcasting, for example. The “early adapters” enjoy trying it out, and when interest grows, ELT applications begin to emerge. Over the last year or so, there has been an explosion of interest in various technologies which have been around for some time, but have not been particularly mainstream. This article will look at some of these technologies: blogs, wikis and podcasting. It will also touch on other, exciting new developments.
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