Pete Sharma: New technology – new pedagogies

tech teachAdvances in new technology have changed forever both the teaching and learning of languages. Nevertheless, the use of technology in ELT remains a hugely controversial area and disagreement exists at every level. Pete Sharma will critically analyze some of the key new technologies, such as interactive whiteboards, podcasts and wikis. It will then provide an overview of some of the emerging ‘new pedagogies’ and describe how they affect a number of key areas: grammar, lexis, the four language skills, phonologyand learner training.