By the end of this course, participants will have
- identified the characteristics of various instructional technologies and their place and use in English language teaching in the 21st century.
- considered both the nature of the 21st century learner and the implications of learning theories as they are applied in the development of instructional materials.
- discovered what background knowledge and skills are needed to select, develop and assess all types of instructional materials.
- explored a wide range of instructional media and technologies for language learning including audio, video, visual, multi-media, computers, the internet, language corpora and mobile devices.