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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LTSIG Showcase Day

The LTSIG Showcase Day was held on the 10th of April at The Brighton Centre featuring 7 key speakers who shared interesting talks on incorporating online tools that could empower teachers to deliver better teaching experiences overall, writes Elisa Effendy. Jennifer Dobson began the day by outlining the teacher’s role in facilitating the online experiences […]

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MAVR & ELT: A Match Made In Heaven ?

The Japan Association For Language Learning (JALT) is joining forces with the LTSIG on 13 May to discuss mixed, augmented and virtual reality in ELT on Twitter, using the hashtag #MAVRLT. The LTSIG PCE in Brighton 2018 recently organised a series of expert talks on the theme of MAVR, and this upcoming Tweet chat affords a […]

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LTSIG at The Virtual Round Table Symposium

  The LT SIG is participating in the 10th Virtual Round Table WebConference on language learning technologies from 27 to 29 April 2018 Following the success of our pre-conference event at IATEFL earlier this month, the SIG are contributing to a symposium on Virtual Reality (VR). Three of our great PCE speakers, Sarah Rogerson, Heike Philp and […]

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Highlights of LTSIG PCE 2018

By Elisa Effendy Roving reporter    Roving reporter scholarship winner, Elisa Effendy, describes the LTSIG Pre-conference Event in Brighton, highlighting its significance in exploring the potential of augmented reality and virtual reality in learning . Elisa has created a striking video and detailed write-up to inform our members of key take-aways, while capturing memories of […]

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LT SIG PCE Programme 2018

  Here is our programme of events for the LT SIG PCE in Brighton 2018. As you can see, we’ve got an exciting line-up of well-known professionals in Educational Technology, ready to guide us through Virtual Reality and its applications in English Language Teaching.        8.00 Registration desk at the Brighton Centre opens.      9:30 Coffee […]

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Write your way to LT!

Write your way to LT! The IATEFL LTSIG is happy to announce its upcoming publication ‘Digital Innovations in Language Learning’. It will be a refereed publication with an ISBN number and will comprise chapters by experts in the field of Digital Technologies. It will be published in 2019 and be broadly promoted internationally. We would […]

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Gamifying Your Classroom

    The Basics Deborah Healey talks about turning your classroom into a gaming environment. See this inspiring preview of Deborah’s upcoming talk ” Gamifying the Classroom: The Basics”, for the LTSIG Showcase, April 10th, Brighton. Abstract Language teachers have long used games, but gamification – the use of game elements in non-game settings – […]

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