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  • 1. Technology and English Language Learning
  • 2. Why Technology? Exposes learning language environment with low cost Responds to individuals’ needs  Offers non-threatening learning atmosphere  Provides authentic materials
  • 3. Understanding the needs of languagelearners  Vocabulary development  Improved pronunciation  Exposure to authentic writing  Attention to phrasing and punctuations
  • 4. Understanding the needs of languagelearners  Multi-sensory learning  Development of autonomy as a learner  Improvement of conversational competence  Exposure to cultural contexts
  • 5. Technology Facilities  Microcomputers  Handheld technologies  Display technologies Imaging technologies Peripherals External storage
  • 6. Beneficial Software Tutorial programs Videoconferencing Electronic interactive storybooks Learning games Microsoft Office
  • 7. Beneficial Software  Podcasts  Radio Broadcasts  Translation programs  Drill-and-practice programs  Simulations  Internet software
  • 8. Technological features and learners’ skills Multi-sensory support Opportunities to hear authentic texts across all subject areas Pronunciation and vocabulary instruction Fluency training
  • 9. Technological features and learners’ skills Multiple exposures to the same text Note-taking features improving comprehension Writing and proofreading Independent access to materials
  • 10. Problems from using technology Technology overuse and misuses Malware  Viruses  Spyware  Spam
  • 11. References Bahena, E. (2012). Using technology to facilitate K-12 instruction. Retrieved from Buzzle. (2013). Types of technology in the classroom. Retrieved from Citrus Computers. (2013). Malware removal service. Retrieved from Doane, C. (2012). Cell phones in class. Retrieved from English and Culture Tutoring Services. (2013). How English language should change in the future. Retrieved from Language-Learning-Should-Change-in-the-Future Groupon. (2012). Retrieved form an-iq-smart-learning-software-cd-valued-r695--save-60-/1082365
  • 12. References Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. (2013). On our way to English. Retrieved from Imagine Learning. (2013). Cost-cutting technology #5: computer-based interventions. Retrieved from Kurzweil Educational Systems. (2004). Using technology as a solution for English language learners in higher education. Retrieved from ell-higher-ed.pdf Pearson. (2013). ELLIS: a digital learning ELL curriculum. Retrieved from Roblyer M.D. & Doering A.H. (2013). Integrating educational technology into teaching. Pearson Education, Inc. Sisson, G. (2012). Improving technology use in K-12 grades. Retrieved form Techieliz. (2012). English learning made easy. Retrieved from