Information Technology and ESL/EFL Teaching
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
|WebLearn GradSchool||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011
This course develops students' understanding of the theory about Computer Assisted Language learning (CALL) and its application in ESL/EFL classrooms. Topics include the basic theoretical foundation for CALL, the existing practice in language teaching in Australia and overseas, the current research finding and new trends in the use information technology in language teaching and learning. The changing roles of ESL/EFL teachers in technological environment of education will also be discussed.
This course provides students with the opportunity to:
1. understand the foundations and key concepts of Computer Assisted Language Learning;
2. develop and evaluate CALL application including multimedia materials and internet tools; and
3. design ESL/EFL courses by integrating information technology and curriculum materials to meet learners' needs.
The following list indicates indicative course content:
Fundamental concepts of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
The impact of using information technology in school language curriculum
Research on CALL in relation to ESL/EFL teaching and learning
On-line ESL/EFL teaching in a multi-cultural environment and the roles of ESL/EFL teachers
EDUC6122 Language Testing in TESOL
Students planning to enrol in EDUC6122 will be contacted and recommended to enrol in this new course instead.
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term