Welcome to the IATEFL Learning Technologies Special Interest Group.

 

We are an international community of educators who promote action research and best practice in the creative applications of  educational technology in practical learning situations. We are classroom teachers who share, speak and write to inspire more of you to do the same. This website is our interactive home where we’ll feature cutting-edge leaders in the field as well as grass-roots teachers who are making a difference in all kinds of classrooms all over the world.

From chat shows and podcasts to guest blogs, scholarships, conferences and personal learning networks, we’ve got our fingers on the pulse of edtech trends around the world. It’s easy to join us and it’s inspiring to contribute. Now would be a good time to find and refine your teaching voice on line with the LTSIG.

To learn more about this established IATEFL Special Interest Group please check out our mission statement.

David_collage3

Professional Development with Technology

One teacher’s story on how he developed as a teacher in tandem with technology. David Dodgson describes the evolution of his role as a teacher through experimenting with technology over the years. Read about his experiences within ever-changing environments, utilising  whatever tools he had at his disposal, from cassette tapes to interactive whiteboards. This time […]

Continue Reading 0
9399040707_23a9ba7048_z

MOOC’s and M-Learning

  Massive Open Online Courses and M-Learning       By Aysun GÜNEŞ- Anadolu University Abdullah SAYKILI- Afyon Kocatepe University Claudia RODAS- Northern Arizona University   Information is Everywhere  Since 2008, MOOCs have been at the forefront of innovation in  education and have inspired much discussion and controversy about the nature of  “learning”. Many academics […]

Continue Reading 0
feat

Working with Multi-Level Groups

  Featuring a pedagogical discussion on working with multi-level groups, with Mike Harrison, Divya Madhavann and Tyson Seburn from the Teacher Development SIG Online Team.       I think an important question in the landscape of multi-level instruction is – can the individual needs of all trainees really be taken into account all the […]

Continue Reading 0
googleclass

New Layers of Learning with Google Classroom

Stories from the Google classroom ( 2014 – 2016 ) Digital writing project using Google Classroom by Carla Arena &  Clarissa Bezzera October 2014 was  the beginning of a turning point on how students turned in their compositions at Casa Thomas Jefferson, a binational center in Brasilia. It was to transform the way teachers gave feedback on […]

Continue Reading 0
Copy of trike

Interview with Nickly Hockly About Learning Technologies.

      Early adapters of technology are the ones who first come up against unforeseen issues and barriers that threaten to stifle innovation and progress in the classroom. The positive thing about grappling with such challenges is that knowledge gained in the process can be passed onto others who wish to implement innovative teaching […]

Continue Reading 0
TDSIG

Learning Technologies and Teacher Development SIG PCE 2017

UnLimiTeD professional development with technology   Teachers are passionate about what they do and have the desire to develop as a professionals. Yet to succeed in this requires dedication, motivation, and, perhaps most importantly, know-how. Moreover, teachers are faced with growing demands from stakeholders to hone and develop their skills, especially in the area of […]

Continue Reading 0
canva_review

IATEFL Learning Technologies Online Conference Reviews

It gives us great pleasure to publish some reviews of our recent online conference. We have collected reviews on the interactive poster below. Just scroll down through the poster to read, browse and access the relevant links and recordings. As always, the success of a conference can be measured by the passion, enthusiasm and critical […]

Continue Reading 0