Backchannelling in the language classroom : Improving student attention and retention with feedback technologies.
Citation:Reinders, H. (2014). Backchannelling in the language classroom : Improving student attention and retention with feedback technologies. The Journal of Language Teaching and Learning, 4 (2), p. 84-91. NOTE: AVAILABLE FROM LINK BELOW
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2961
Backchanneling is a technique for monitoring student engagement and performance in the language classroom. In this article I give the pedagogical rationale for this activity and describe some examples of best practice. The article concludes with a number of practical recommendations on how to get started with the various tools that are available and how to best make use of their affordances with your students.