Something Old, Something New: Dealing with the challenge of new digital tools
Citation:Haines, K.J. (2013). Something Old, Something New: Dealing with the challenge of new digital tools. Paper presented at AKTESOL workshop, AIS St Helen's Asquith campus, Auckland, New Zealand. November 13.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2833
Do new digital tools challenge who we are or what we do as language teachers? This session draws on theory, practice and recent research in CALL to explore some of the realities of keeping pace with new tool and software development. Appropriate strategies will be discussed for helping teachers best make decisions about which tools to ‘choose, to use or to refuse’ as Chapelle (2006) suggests, including the notion of affordance as a useful lens for pedagogical integration. Suggestions will also be given to support teacher learning from a situated perspective.