Critically Evaluating Technology for Language Teaching Purposes

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35 minutes, 3 seconds

This video presents an effective process with which to critically assess a technology for language teaching purposes. The process includes assessing the ‘value-add’, constraints, and applications of the technology. We will then put this process into practice by evaluating a technology for use in the language classroom. By the end of this video, participants will be able to confidently and effectively evaluate new technologies for integration into their teaching repertoire.

Course Agenda:

1. The Issues With Using Technology
2. The 'Value-Add' of a New Technology
3. A Critical Evaluation Process