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Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Foreign Language

1st Edition

By Amber Navarre


174 pages

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Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Foreign Language provides new and experienced teachers of Chinese with a timely review and evaluation of the use of technology in the language classroom.

The book draws from Second Language Acquisition theories and empirical studies to demonstrate the use of technologies in facilitating language learning. With a strong practical and pedagogical focus, this is an ideal resource for current and prospective teachers of Chinese as a Foreign Language.

Key features include:

  • Demonstration and analysis of technologies in use
  • Principles and methods to evaluate instructional technologies
  • Summary tables presenting the key functions of each technology tool

Online resources include up-to-date information on new technologies and tools to address the ever-changing nature of the topic.

Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures How to Use This Book Chapter 1. The Drives: What is behind Our Decisions Regarding Instructional Technology? Chapter 2. The Filters: Standards, Principles, and Considerations for Selecting and Using Instructional Technology Chapter 3. Language Learning Process and Points of Enhancement using Technology Chapter 4. Using Technology to Promote Oral Proficiency Chapter 5. Using Technology to Promote Literacy Chapter 6. Learner-Centered Instruction, Digital Storytelling and Flipped Learning Chapter 7. More Tools, Teacher Resources, and Peace of Mind

About the Author

Amber Navarre is Senior Lecturer and former Head of the Chinese Programme at Boston University. She specializes in second language acquisition, computer-assisted language learning, and curriculum design. She has won the Gitner Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology and international Blackboard Exemplary Course Award.

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Routledge Courses in Chinese Language Pedagogy

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