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.

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OLLReN 2019 – Call for Papers

The 2019 OLLReN Call for Papers is now open! In this online event, researchers from around the world will share their work into investigating the impact of technology to support language learning. We will review the evidence of what happens when technology and language learners meet. The LTSIG will have a say in reviewing papers and has […]

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LTSIG Scholarship for IATEFL Manchester 2020

IATEFL Head Office have announced details of scholarships being awarded to attend the 2020 annual conference, which takes place in Manchester, UK, 18-21 April next year.  The conference was previously held in this city in 2015. Each year IATEFL offers a great range of conference scholarships to enable teachers, trainers and other ELT professionals the opportunity to […]

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Common Misconceptions about Voice Assistants

by Anna Weninger Have you ever wondered what the fuss about AI is all about? Have you also wondered how you can REALLY use voice assistants in the classroom? Using voice assistants such as Alexa in the first place is anything but straightforward when talking about ethics in IT. However, even if you do decide […]

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