Technology and Language Learning

Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) is a professional organization that serves a membership involved in both education and high technology. Membership, special-interest groups, and publication information available. http://www.calico.org/

The Content-Based Language Teaching through Technology (CoBaLTT) initiative, sponsored by the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota, is designed to enhance the ability of language students to meet national and state standards by helping teachers learn how to create curricula based on content utilize technology to support content-based language instruction. http://www.carla.umn.edu/cobaltt/index.html

FLES WEB - a directory of resources for teachers and researchers interested in using computer technology in the FLES classroom. http://www.public.iastate.edu/~egarcia/fles.html

International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALLT) is a professional organization whose members provide leadership in the development, integration, evaluation and management of instructional technology for the teaching and learning of language, literature and culture. http://www.iallt.org/

Language Learning & Technology (LLT), a refereed journal for second and foreign language educatorshttp://llt.msu.edu/default.html

Learning and Teaching Languages Using ICT includes a multilingual glossary of technology terms. http://www.linguatic.fba.uu.se/Index_pre_flash.htm

Tech Learning: Multimedia in the Foreign Language Classroom (article) http://www.educ.iastate.edu/nflrc/mission.htm

Technology and Second Language Learning. ERIC Digest. http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed350883.html

The Web Enhanced Language Learning Project (WELL) aims to promote wider awareness and more effective use of the World Wide Web for Modern Languages teaching across Higher Education (HE) in the United Kingdom (UK).  http://www.well.ac.uk/menu.html

Box of Tricks José Picardo, Spanish Teacher in Great Britain, writes a blog about using technology in language teaching. Full of practical tools and useful ideas. http://www.boxoftricks.net/

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