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IATEFL 2017 Forum on Digital Materials

A review By Will Leung This is a small forum consisting of three short presentations by Paul Slater, Laurie Harrison & Nick Robinson, and Paul Sweeney Peter Slater from the University of Brighton discussed how technology has changed / changes / will change language teacher education courses, particularly with regard to materials development. Based on class […]

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LTSIG Strand at The 6th ELT Malta Conference

  We are very pleased to announce our IATEFL LTSIG strand at the 6th ELT Malta Conference to be held between 12-14 October 2017.   Send in your application to speak at this great conference and, if you are an LTSIG member, apply for a travel grant to offset part of your expenses. Speakers’ conference […]

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Apps to update your teaching skills

By Angeles Hergenreder   Do you feel your teaching skills need an upgrade? Have you considered the help of smartphones to do so? Their usage is making a huge impact on our lives and that, of course, includes how and where we teach and learn. Teachers should not resist this new trend. On the contrary, […]

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WHAT’S UP IN THE CLASSROOM? WHATSAPP!

By Carolina Santarossa &  Josefina Castillo Over the last decade, research into second language learning and teaching has focused increasingly on the use of technology in the classroom. The interactive features of multi-media can entice teachers to explore novel ways to engage students more creatively. In this sense, the technological device that is closest to […]

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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 […]

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