Birgit Phillips Senior Lecturer & English Language Coordinator Burgenland University of Applied Sciences, Austria email@example.com Urn-address: http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi:jamk-issn-2343-0281-4 Abstract This paper describes the implementation of blended learning in the course “English for Health Professionals I”, a mandatory course in the first semester of three Bachelor programs at the FH Burgenland, using Moodle. It describes the transition…Continue reading
Do online collaborative activities foster autonomy on second language reading and writing?
Dr. María Luisa Carrió-Pastor Senior lecturer Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Spain firstname.lastname@example.org Urn-address: http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi:jamk-issn-2343-0281-9 Abstract In this paper, my main objective is to analyse if the use of the online collaborative activities improves learners’ autonomy on second language reading and writing. My purpose is twofold, to study if students improve reading and writing skills in…Continue reading
Enhancing task-based language teaching (TBLT) through technology: some theoretical and practical perspectives
Dr. Jeroen Lievens LUCA School of Arts, Belgium Faculty of Industrial Engineering Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium Center for Language and Education, KU Leuven, Belgium Jeroen.Lievens@kuleuven.be Urn-address: http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi:jamk-issn-2343-0281-11 Abstract Information and communication technologies play an ever-increasing part in how 21st century students come to understand, experience and shape their relationship to the world. The practice of “task-based…Continue reading
Computer Aided Learning / Teaching
Gerhard FH Schmittinger Lecturer, MA, THED. University Albstadt-Sigmaringen, Germany email@example.com Urn-address: http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi:jamk-issn-2343-0281-15 Abstract The computer can be an invaluable teaching aid which not only relieves the teacher of cumbersome routine tasks such as marking, but allows students to practice their skills with an ever patient „electronic teacher“. Limited lecture periods mean limited contact time with…Continue reading