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1(3) Language learningGrammarVocabularyLanguage skillsPhonology
2Interactive practice materials UpsideDownsideanalytical learnersanytime practiceinstant feedbackgood for ‘crisp’ areastracking tools‘falsify’ languageover-emphasise one areastimulus-responsequalitative vs quantative
11Controversial areas Could a computer replace a teacher? Has technology made writing worse?(txt me l8ter)Should we read on-screen?Is it better to learn on-line?Will course books disappear?
12Brookes Virtual Synchronous Asynchronous Same time same place Same time different placeDifferent time different placeSame place different timeAsynchronous
13SourcesBarrett, B and Sharma, P 2007, Blended Learning: using technology inside and beyond the language classroom. Macmillan, UK.Driscoll, M 2002, ‘Blended Learning: Lets’ get beyond the hype’, viewed 5 July 2009,Oliver, M & Trigwell, K 2005, ‘Can “Blended Learning” be redeemed?’, E-learning, vol. 2, no. 1, ppSharpe, R, Benfield, G, Roberts, G & Francis, R 2006, ‘The undergraduate experience of blended e-learning: a review of UK literature and practice, viewed 5 July