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.

2018-11-09 (13)

‘The Role of AI in English Language Teaching, Learning and Assessment’

On 9 November, the LTSIG teamed up with TESOL CALL-IS for an online webinar entitled, ‘The Role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in English Language Teaching, Learning and Assessment: Either Friend or Foe?’ which took place in the Learning Technologies SIG Adobe connect room.  The recordings will be available to LTSIG (via our newsletter) and TESOL CALL-IS […]

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Interview with Serrana Muniz

Introducing the LTSIG Diana Eastment Roving Reporter scholarship winner for IATEFL Liverpool 2019, Serrana ‘Serri’ Muniz.  LTSIG Social Media manager, Raquel Ribeiro interviews Serrana from her base in Montevideo, Uruguay, about what it feels like to win the scholarship and what can be expected as the Roving Reporter in Liverpool.  She also talks about her […]

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The Role of AI in ELT – Full Programme

The Role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in English Language Teaching, Learning and Assessment: Either Friend or Foe? The full Web Conference Programme for 9 November 2018 can now be revealed. This event was previously promoted by us with this short animation. To enter the room on the day you can scan the QR code above or […]

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Feedback in a Digital Age

We are very pleased to announce the full line-up for our Pre-conference Event (PCE) in Liverpool  Angi Malderez will be opening our PCE with a presentation entitled On Feedback (and ‘feedback’).  Joining her at our PCE on ‘Feedback in a Digital Age’, on 1 April 2019, at IATEFL 2019, are Russell Stannard, Helen Allen and Josh Underwood. Full details of […]

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Cheapest VR Ready Laptops

Picking out a laptop that works well for the needs of the user is difficult for anyone, writes guest blogger, Davor Gasparevic. The myriad choices of computers all require careful consideration of size, speed, memory, graphics, performance and, of course, cost. Gamers require more powerful computers; add virtual reality (VR) into the mix and you […]

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A Massive Open Online Course: Exploring Visual Literacies Through Educational Technology Lenses

by Chryssa Themelis and Julie-Ann Sime In antiquity, many Greek philosophers such as Pythagoras, Aristotle, Plato and Socrates were trying to understand visual objects and their role in society and their impact on an ‘informed’ mind (Benoît, 2015). Visuals can convey messages, share emotions and provide cognitive guidance in diverse ways. The artist is able to understand […]

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