Presentation on theme: "An introduction to learning technologies. Learning outcomes By the end of this session you will be able to: recognise the advantages and disadvantages."— Presentation transcript:
An introduction to learning technologies
Learning outcomes By the end of this session you will be able to: recognise the advantages and disadvantages of using learning technologies in the classroom recognise issues when integrating learning technologies into a lesson or course/syllabus produce a checklist of questions to ask when planning lessons with learning technologies
What are learning technologies? Computer aided language learning (CALL) software Office applications (Word, PowerPoint etc) The Internet CD-ROMs that come with course books Interactive whiteboards DVD players Mobile phones Basically, anything electronic that can help someone learn
Integration… … in lessons cost modes of access availability of resources and equipment teacher training (IT skills and pedagogic usage) syllabus integration lesson planning activity types – computer-work, pre- computer work and post-computer work … in schools
The key At the lesson level: Pedagogy leads technology
Questions to ask Whatarethelearners gettingout oftheactivity? Is Is it worth the effort? effort worth it the is?