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Engaging Language Learners with Technology

Engaging Language Learners with Technology

Talk presented at Social Media in Language Learning (SMiLE) Symposium 2020/21 on 23 January 2021 organised by TESL Students (year 1) of UKM.

Chuah Kee Man

January 23, 2021

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  2. In 1 word, how would you describe an engaging lesson?

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  3. The Fundamentals Fun: origin - dialect variant of late Middle

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  4. 1938 NYU Professor named C.C. Clark introduced “tv teacher” to

    his students. In 1924, radio-book was introduced. Now, audiobooks are easily accessible via mobile or tablets Now, live streaming or web conferencing is as common as browsing Facebook. At the core, nothing much has changed. 2021 Chuah Kee Man (Images from Google Images – CC)
  5. Learning in the 21st century & beyond.. Learners are seeking

    for inspiration more than information. If they are inspired by the right tools, they are more likely to be engaged. (Image from Google Images – CC)
  6. ELT Methods x Technological Advancement The Grammar Translation Method The

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  7. But all still lead to motivation A Spoonful of sugar

    helps the medicine go down The medicine go down-wown The medicine go down Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down In a most delightful way And a spoonful of sugar will do ~Mary Poppins 2021 Chuah Kee Man (Image from Google Images – CC)
  8. Increasing levels of engagement through technology skills, competencies opportunities, capacities

    authenticity, connections Align Amplify Actualize 2021 Chuah Kee Man
  9. 5Vs – Quick Tips for Teachers The Vibes – positive

    vibes :) The Voice – friendly but firm The Visual – relevant and appealing The Versatility – flexible and empathetic The Variance – creative and innovative 2021 Chuah Kee Man
  10. If someone says technology can replace teachers, take it with

    a pinch of salt. Because learners still want that spoonful of sugar from good teachers. ☺ In a nutshell…