Kennispodium ITpreneurs 3 December 2009ICTs for L2 learning
Content• Introduction by Stefano Kluzer from IPTS, Seville• The context of the study in the Netherlands and Sweden• The main research questions• Interactive session with the public
Context Large scale immigration into the European Union Integration policies Situation in the Netherlands Role of ICTs for language learning and integration Situation in Sweden Recommendations for future policies Tools for future research in other EU-countries
General research questionsHow can ICTs support the teaching and acquisition of the second language and related cultural aspects (by adult migrants, in formal educational settings)?
Research questions1. What are the policy framework and the organisational context of L2 education of adult migrants in the two selected countries?2. Which ICT applications are actually being used in L2 education of adult migrants in the two selected countries?
Research questions3. Which are the drivers and barriers of ICTs use in L2 education of adult migrants?4. Which results are achieved by using ICTs in L2 education of adult migrants and what is their broader impact?
Research questions5. Which use is made of ICTs by the L2 courses students to engage with life in their host community, before and during the courses?6. Which are the opportunities for enhancing the contribution of ICTs to L2 education of adult migrants? And which policy measures would be needed?
Research design• Desk research• Interviewing key informants (10 per country)• Case studies (three in the Netherlands, two in Sweden), with 20 participants per case study
Work in progress…CINOP, Tilburg University, Gothenburg University
Interactive session1. Positive impact/results of ICTs in L2 education?2. Barriers/negative impact of ICTs in L2 education?3. What is needed? Policy measures?Use the cards and a felt pen. Paste the cards on the flip-over.
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