Download English in the digital age: information and communications by Andrew Goodwyn PDF

By Andrew Goodwyn

New communications know-how has been a boon to instructing and studying topics of English, from interpreting and writing to literature comparable to Shakespeare. This e-book explores the ways in which details and communications know-how, or ICT, should be hired in instructing English and enriching the skills of scholars. What are the benefits of ICT, and what are the various issues? individuals from Europe, Australia, and North the United States deal with using media in educating, from video, movie, and audiotape to laptop video games and on-line assets. English within the electronic Age surveys the methods ICT is shortly being hired in instructing and studying, and it introduces new tools for education.

Show description

By Andrew Goodwyn

New communications know-how has been a boon to instructing and studying topics of English, from interpreting and writing to literature comparable to Shakespeare. This e-book explores the ways in which details and communications know-how, or ICT, should be hired in instructing English and enriching the skills of scholars. What are the benefits of ICT, and what are the various issues? individuals from Europe, Australia, and North the United States deal with using media in educating, from video, movie, and audiotape to laptop video games and on-line assets. English within the electronic Age surveys the methods ICT is shortly being hired in instructing and studying, and it introduces new tools for education.

Show description

Read or Download English in the digital age: information and communications technology (ICT) and the teaching of English PDF

Best language arts books

The Developing Language Learner (Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics)

If we wish to deal with newcomers as practitioners of studying, along academics as practitioners of educating, and for this reason in a position to reaping the developmental advantages of practitioner learn, how will we most sensible continue? For Allwright and Hanks the reply lies in Exploratory perform – an inclusive type of practitioner learn built principally in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and in Lancaster, England, that allows either rookies and lecturers to advance their very own understandings in their studying and educating lives.

Poetry for Students Volume 18

This sequence is designed in particular to satisfy the curricular wishes of highschool and undergraduate students learning poetry. a brief yet information-rich reference resource, every one quantity of "Poetry for college students offers research of roughly 20 poems that academics and librarians have pointed out because the most often studied in literature classes.

150 Totally Terrific Writing Prompts: Lively, Fun Prompts to Motivate Every Writer in Your Class

Energetic, enjoyable activates to inspire each author on your ClassKnock little ones' socks off with those vigorous writing activates at the subject matters youngsters love: humor, activities, animal stories, "what ifs," memoirs, seasons, and vacations, fractured fairy stories, and extra! certain to encourage each scholar to put in writing and write and write!

English Language Teaching Textbooks: Content, Consumption, Production

English language educating textbooks (or coursebooks) play a important function within the lifetime of a school room. This edited quantity comprises research-informed chapters targeting: research of textbook content material; how textbooks are utilized in the study room; and textbook writers' money owed of the fabrics writing, layout, and publishing method.

Extra info for English in the digital age: information and communications technology (ICT) and the teaching of English

Sample text

Consider this scenario, in a primary or secondary school in about the year 2005: you, as teacher, arrive for the school day with your multi-media portable on your shoulder. Your 'lesson' with a Year 5 or Year 8 class is a rarer occasion than in the late twentieth century because the pupils have more time to themselves for research and preparation now. The main activity of the lesson is what you cannot easily replicate virtually: discussion, physical interaction, Framing and Design in ICT in English 33 large-scale ritual and drama, community learning with questions coming from the learners rather than the teacher.

In composing an essay, the provisionality of the electronic text allows the student to incorporate, much more consciously, the texts of others and to manipulate these 'textiles' (little bits of other text) into their own. Returning to my first point, the teacher as respondent has a similar opportunity to interact with the student's text, and within the text, to help improve it. Provisionality, put simply, means, potentially at least, an ongoing dialogue between writer (student) and reader (teacher) about improvability.

However, for many students the much-vaunted claims of English, to encourage a love of reading and respect for books, remain a form of fiction. This does not reflect on the books themselves, and rarely would it be fair to condemn ourselves as teachers; we have worked in very adverse circumstances in places where encouraging reading is frequently impossible. So teaching English is often a struggle, virtuous and worthy, but sometimes depressingly ineffective if measured by the very demanding criteria mentioned above.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.99 of 5 – based on 50 votes