EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN CLASSROOM TEACHING

Franklin Thambi Jose. S

Abstract


Technology is a collection of techniques and procedures used in the production of new goods or products by scientific experiments or investigations. Computer is one of the inventions and been used widely in the modern societies. It is used in classroom teaching after the inclusion of multimedia. Classroom is a space to learn usually indoors with teaching and aids. At present, most of the classrooms are well equipped with technology. It makes classroom active and makes the teachers and the learners ease to teach and learn. Such technology is not exempted from a language classroom. The language classroom technologies includes, Computer aided Language Teaching / Learning (CALT/CALL), Software based Teaching and Learning (STL), Robot assisted Language Teaching / Learning (RALT/RALL), Robot assisted Language Teaching / Learning (MALT / MALL), etc. This paper tries to explain the introduction of Mobile assisted Language Teaching (MALT) in the classroom. Moreover it describes the advantages of MALT  in classroom teaching situation.

Keywords


Technology, Computer, Multimedia, Classroom, Mobile, Teaching.

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