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Is it time for educators to reclaim the technology debate?
Video 1 - The historical relationship between technology and education
A focus on mobile and social learning to support language and literacy development within a CLIL context.
Technology has shared a long history within education. With each new invention came assurances that teaching and learning would never be the same again. However, during each innovation pedagogy has been noticeable mostly by its absence, and decisions about which types of technology to use have been informed increasingly by behaviour patterns in the consumer space.
This seminar looks at what mobile learning is and how to assess and evaluate its impact on teaching and learning. The presenter also provides teachers with an opportunity to explore alternative pathways around their own professional development.
About the speaker
Joanna Norton is an educator with deep domain expertise teaching in today’s diverse, multilingual learning environments. A multimedia author and editor, her experience of using mobile phones for teaching and learning led to the creation of Keywords English. Keywords English is an app designed to support young language and literacy learners with the academic vocabulary of science, in both their first and second languages.