Embedding technology in translation teaching:evaluative considerations for courseware integration

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This article shall discuss a number of factors to be considered in the process ofintegrating computer technology into the student language learning experience. Itexamines research on student attitudes and the factors that affect studentengagement with the technology before looking at the experiences of a projectundertaken at the University of Ulster aimed at integrating computer technologyinto the delivery of undergraduate classes on French translation. By drawing onthe experience and examples in the project, this article shall conclude by outlininga number of issues to be considered in the integration of multimedia technologiesin the delivery of language learning. This will include a range of considerations,
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-16
JournalComputer Assisted Language Learning
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Mar 2012

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Keywords

  • integration
  • attitudes
  • motivation

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