13/05/2013 1ICT for LanguageTeachingIT CenterULIS-VNU
13/05/2013 2Definitions of terms New technologies:Information and Communications Technologies(ICTs)for language teaching and learning,in which the computer plays a central role,embracing a variety of different softwareapplications
13/05/2013 3Definitions of terms ICT (Information andCommunications Technology):is currently favoured by most businesses andeducational institutions worldwideto describe new technologies- IT: Information technology -> older term stillbeing used.- “C”: the important role that computers nowplay in communications
13/05/2013 4Definitions of terms E-learning: (= electronic learning)- any application of ICT in learning andteaching,from producing a word-processed handout toa full-blown course on the Web- (a more limited way) online learning =distance learning on the Internet- CALL
13/05/2013 5Benefits of ICTWhy should the languageteacher be concerned withnew technologies?
13/05/2013 6Benefits of ICT (by teachers) is motivating both for students and forteachers offers a wide range of multimediaresources offers opportunities for intensive one-to-onelearning in a multimedia computer lab offers access to a rich resource ofauthentic materials on the Internet
13/05/2013 7Benefits of ICT (by teachers) offers access to a wide range of authenticmaterials on CD-ROM and DVD makes worldwide communicationpossible via email and via audio- and video-conferencing with native speakers can open up a new range of self-accessand distance learning opportunities
13/05/2013 8Uses of ICT in LanguageTeaching and LearningHow can the teacher and learner offoreign languages might use ICT?
13/05/2013 9Uses of ICT in LanguageTeaching and Learning1. Use by students of materials that the teacher hascreated with generic software applications2. Use of generic software applications such asWord and PowerPoint by students to create theirown materials3. Use by students of off-air audio and videorecordings stored in digital format4. Use by students of audio and video recordings oncommercially-produced CDs and DVDs
13/05/2013 10Uses of ICT in LanguageTeaching and Learning5. Use by students of audio and video recordings thatthe teacher has created with audio and videoediting tools and materials of this type6. Use of audio and video editing tools by studentsto create their own audio and video recordings7. Use by students of commercially-producedmultimedia CALL packages
13/05/2013 11Uses of ICT in LanguageTeaching and Learning8. Use by students of materials that the teacher hascreated and tailored to their needs usingauthoring programs9. Use of the Web as a resource, as well as generictools such as search engines for findinginformation10. Use of Web 2.0 tools by students or by theteacher, including social networking sites11. Use of email, e-pal and e-twinning schemes,tandem learning
13/05/2013 12Uses of ICT in LanguageTeaching and Learning12. Computer Aided Assessment13. Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) -use of iPods, mobile phones and other mobiledevices14. Use of chat rooms15. Use of MUDs, MOOs and MUVEs
13/05/2013 13Uses of ICT in LanguageTeaching and Learning16. Use of virtual worlds17. Use of concordance programs18. Use of tools falling into the category of speechtechnologies19. Use by the teacher of whole-class presentationdevices and software
13/05/2013 15Concordancing software A concordance: an alphabetical listing/indexof the words in a text, given together with thecontexts in which they appear. A concordancer: a computer program thatallows users to search a collection ofauthentic texts (i.e. a corpus) for multipleexamples of selected words or phrases.
13/05/2013 16E-twinning schools are paired with another schoolelsewhere, communicate using the Internet (e.g. by e-mail or video conferencing) to collaborate, share and learn from eachother
13/05/2013 17MUD (Multi-User Dungeon orDimension) A (usually text-based) multi-user simulationenvironment. Some are purely for fun and flirting, others are usedfor serious software development, or educationpurposes and all that lies in between. A significant feature of most MUDs: users can createthings that stay after they leave and which other userscan interact within their absence, thus allowing a worldto be built gradually and collectively.
13/05/2013 18MOO (Mud, Object Oriented) One of several kinds of multi-user role-playing environments.MUVE (multi-user virtualenvironments), sometimescalled virtual worlds