Web 2.0 tools such as blogs, wikis, and social networking sites have added new dimensions to EFL project-based pedagogical approaches. A wide variety of positive outcomes have been attributed to project work, including authentic interaction, increased motivation, self determination, learner autonomy, development of critical thinking skills, and an increased relevance of course material to students' lives. Nevertheless, many teachers are reluctant to use Web 2.0 resources because they perceive them as too difficult or time-consuming to learn and use. This need not be the case. In this presentation, two practicing EFL instructors evaluate their experiences of using VoiceThread, an easy to use web-based application ideal for creating multimedia slide show projects that encourage a variety of learner dialogues.
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