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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

New Technologies and Language Learning

ISBN 9781137517678
Publication Date April 2017
Formats Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave

This research-led textbook investigates the use of new technologies for language learning, linking theory to practice. The book synthesises previous technology use (including Computer Assisted Language Learning) theory and research, and describes practical applications for both second and foreign language classrooms, including detailed examples of these applications and the procedures for evaluating them. 

Li Li is Senior Lecturer in Language Education at the University of Exeter, UK. She has been involved in English language teaching and research for nearly 20 years in various cultural contexts, and has published widely on language education. She has guest edited the journal Thinking Skills and Creativity, and serves as editorial board member for Classroom Discourse. She is the author of Social Interaction and Teacher Cognition (Edinburgh University Press, 2017) and co-editor, with R Wegerif and J C Kaufman, of The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking (Routledge, 2015). 

PART A: OVERVIEW
1. Overview of new technologies in language education
2. The role of technology, motivation and SLA
PART B: TECHNOLOGY, LANGUAGE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
3. Technology and developing interactional competence
4. Technology, collaborative writing and online literacy
5. Technology for lexico-grammatical acquisition
6. Technology and ESP
PART C: MATERIALS, FEEDBACK AND TEACHERS
7. e-learning material evaluation and design
8. Feedback and alternative assessment
9. Language teachers and new technologies.

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