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Technology

Not error correction: good reasons for using correct examples

Author(s):Rebecca Vane

Rebecca Vane considers the importance of using good, accurate sentences to help students focus on accuracy and recognise patterns.

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The language teaching and exam preparation balancing act

Author(s):John Hughes

John Hughes describes how activities can be shaped to suit the needs of students preparing for an exam and others wanting more general English.

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The OET exam – the writing component for doctors

Author(s):Sam McCarter, Michelle Brennan and Andrea Carr

Practitioners describe activities they use to improve their learners’ writing skills as they prepare to take the OET exam. What areas need to be looked at? Grammar, vocabulary, case-notes?

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Language MOOCs: what teachers need to know

Author(s):Hayo Reinders and Napat Jitpaisarnwattana

Hayo Reinders and Napat Jitpaisarnwattana review recent developments in (massive) online and open learning and consider how teachers can draw on them as a resource.

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Don’t let the digital imperialists hijack blended learning: putting the case for TLE

Author(s):
Keith Harding is keen to continue exploiting the real world which surrounds our students.

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What role can the flipped classroom play in language teaching?

Author(s):
Russell Stannard looks at this approach as a way of making more use of our time with learners.

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Mobile technologies, friend or foe?

Author(s):
Kat Robb argues that the smartphone should be welcomed into the classroom and beyond.

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The smart way to use smartphones in the language classroom

Author(s):
Richard Pinner describes some of the benefits he has found in having smartphones switched on in the classroom.

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Reflections on publishing a language game app

Author(s):
Sam McCarter describes the stages of an app from conception to publication.

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Making films in the language classroom

Author(s):
Michael Tasseron describes getting his class to make their own documentaries.

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Cisco Webex Meeting Center: a window for e-learning

Author(s):Daniel Costa

How effective is blended learning? Is the technology reliable enough these days? Daniel Costa describes one of the many global online teaching platforms.

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Using Moodle to create an innovative online listening course

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Freddie Gay describes using online resources to help his students with their listening.

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Making platforms useful and sticky

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This article argues that the content on learning platforms should have the same appeal and draw as popular mainstream websites and apps.

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E-learning: less is more

Author(s):Sterling Wu and Jonathan Lee

Sterling Wu and Jonathan Lee discuss using the camera app with young learners.

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iPads. Learning tools or toys?

Author(s):
Benjamin Moorhouse shares some thoughts on using iPads with young learners.

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The perfect blend

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This article discusses how to combine both print and digital materials in lessons.

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E-genres and the relevance of writing

Author(s):Craig Thaine
Craig Thaine describes some of the new writing genres created by the digital age.

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Podcasts as projects

Author(s):
Tim Thompson teaches his classes a useful social media skill.

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Podcasting: time for teachers to join in the renaissance?

Author(s):
Shaun Wilden looks at the growing interest in listening to and making podcasts for professional development.

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Extending the language classroom with Edmodo

Author(s):
Keith Graham describes how he is knocking down classroom walls.

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Messing about with Moodle: part 2

Author(s):Miranda Hamilton
Miranda Hamilton puts into practice her plan for making reality out of virtuality.

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Messing about with Moodle: part 1

Author(s):Miranda Hamilton
Miranda Hamilton is making reality out of virtuality.

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