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Module 3.2. CALL Software Design and Implementation

Compiled from http://www.ict4lt.org/ by Ismail Sangkala Aims This module discusses the process of creating a multimedia CALL package, with particular emphasis on the design process. The main part of this module looks closely at the template approach to authoring and is based on the authors' personal experiences in creating multimedia CD-ROMs for language learning. Since this article was written, [...]

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Module 3.1. Managing a Multimedia Language Centre

  Compiled from http://www.ict4lt.org/ by Ismail Sangkala Aims This module presents five different approaches to setting up and managing a multimedia language centre. Five case studies are presented, preceded by a Foreword by Graham Davies, who set up and managed the National Centre for Computer Assisted Language Learning (NCCALL) at Ealing College London, 1985-1990, and the Multimedia Language Centre [...]

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Module 2.5. Introduction to CALL Authoring Programs

Compiled from http://www.ict4lt.org/ by Ismail Sangkala Aims This module discusses the way in which authoring systems and languages can assist in the creation of language learning programs. It analyses the different types of authoring systems and deals with the need for a sound pedagogical approach to their use. There is considerable synergy between the material [...]

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Module 2.4. Using Concordance Programs in the Modern Foreign Languages Classroom

  Compiled from http://www.ict4lt.org/ by Ismail Sangkala Aims The aim of this module is to introduce language teachers to the use of concordances and concordance programs in the Modern Foreign Languages classroom. Concordancing is part of Corpus Linguistics, which is dealt with by Tony McEnery & Andrew Wilson in Module 3.4. Section 2.2 of this module includes a brief [...]

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Module 2.3. Exploiting World Wide Web Resources Online and Offline

Compiled from http://www.ict4lt.org/ by Ismail Sangkala Aims This module follows on from Module 1.5, Introduction to the Internet, and aims to provide a practical guide to using Web resources on- and offline. This Web page is designed to be read from the printed page. Use File / Print in your browser to produce a printed copy. After you have [...]

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Module 2.2. Introduction to multimedia CALL

Compiled from http://www.ict4lt.org/ by Ismail Sangkala Aims This module aims to provide the newcomer to multimedia CALL with the knowledge he/she needs in order to make informed decisions about multimedia hardware and software. This module consists of three main sections: Section 1: A definition of multimedia: what it means, including a brief history up to [...]

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Module 2.1. Integrating ICT into Language Teaching

Compiled from http://www.ict4lt.org/ by Ismail Sangkala Aims This module aims to expand upon the ideas and information contained in the Level 1 modules of ICT4LT, especially Module 1.1 and Module 1.4, and examines different ways in which ICT can be integrated into teaching Modern Foreign Languages. This Web page is designed to be read from the printed page. [...]

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Module 1.5. Introduction to the Internet

Compiled from http://www.ict4lt.org/ by Ismail Sangkala Aims This module aims to serve as an introduction to the Internet for language teachers, covering a variety of topics beginning with an explanation of the terms Internet, World Wide Web and Web 2.0, followed by a substantial set of topics from the basics of using a browser to recent developments such as [...]

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Module 1.3. Using Word-processing and Presentation Software in the Modern Foreign Languages Classroom

Compiled from http://www.ict4lt.org/ by Ismail Sangkala Aims This module aims to demonstrate how the word-processor and presentation software can be used effectively to support language learning. Sections 1-4 offer practical advice and examples. Section focuses on different ways of entering foreign characters into a word-processor. In Section 6 there is a brief discussion of the pros and cons of [...]

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Module 1.1. Introduction to the New Technologies and How They Can Contribute to Language Learning and Teaching

Compiled from http://www.ict4lt.org/ by Ismail Sangkala Aims The main aim of this module is to introduce you to new technologies and to present the arguments for using them in the language classroom. The module includes a discussion on the effectiveness of new technologies as learning and teaching aids. This Web page is designed to be [...]

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