ERIC Number: ED412754
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Aug
Using Technology in the Classroom.
Five conference papers on use of technology in the second language classroom are presented, including: "Concept-Acquisition: Tapping the Internet for Ideas" (Jack Kimball), which offers suggestions for locating and using appropriate Internet materials; "Making Reading More Manageable--The Choice Offered by On-Line Newspapers and Magazines" (Anthony Robins), on finding online sources for reading materials; "Computerized Test and Material Production" (John Bauman), on use of spreadsheet programs for entering and manipulating instructional materials and tests; "Designing Genre-Based Materials To Use with Videos" (Damian Lucantonio), a description of a teacher workshop on instructional material development; and "Content Video in the EFL Classroom" (Michael Furmanovsky), on selecting and customizing content-area videotape recordings of different types for English-as-a-second-language classroom use. Individual papers contain references. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Oriented Programs, Concept Formation, Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Internet, Language Tests, Material Development, Newspapers, Reading Materials, Second Language Instruction, Second Languages, Serials, Videotape Recordings
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Section Four of: On JALT96: Crossing Borders. Proceedings of the Annual JALT International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning (23rd, Hiroshima, Japan, November 1996); see FL 024 837.