Flipped Instruction Methods and Digital Technologies in the Language Learning Classroom
IGI Global | English | 2017 | ISBN-10: 1522508244 | 313 pages | PDF | 7.56 mb
by John Paul Loucky (Author, Editor), Jean L. Ware (Editor)
The flipped classroom methodology is one of the latest innovations in the field of education, challenging traditional notions of the classroom experience. Applying this methodology to language learning has the potential to further engage students and drive their understanding of key concepts.
Flipped Instruction Methods and Digital Technologies in the Language Learning Classroom explores the latest educational technologies and web-based learning solutions for effective language learning curricula. Featuring emergent research on critical topics and innovations in the field of education, this publication is an essential resource for educators, administrators, instructional designers, pre-service teachers, and researchers in the field of education
About the Author
John Paul Loucky, EdD, is a professor at Seinan JoGakuin University in Japan and has taught all areas of TESOL/EFL for over 20 years. His U.S. doctoral dissertation compared CALL-based vocabulary learning with other methods. He researches and writes widely on L2 reading, Web 2.0 readability and literacy issues, and vocabulary development. Presentations and memberships have included AILA, APA CALL, CALICO, Didascalia/Linguapolis, Euro CALL, JALT & JALT CALL, JLTA, KASELE, & LET. He contributes to SLVA, ER-Extensive Reading Yahoo, and ETJ online discussion groups. His website at www.CALL4All.us provides a clearinghouse of CALL organizations and serves as a virtual encyclopedia of language education sites for all major languages. Research articles & links: http://call4all.us///home/_all.php?fi=1.
Jean L. Ware received her BA in Mathematics and Computer Science from Whitworth University (formerly Whitworth College) with a minor in secondary Education in 1977. She received an MA in English: TESOL from Eastern Washington University in 2000. She has been teaching English and computer-skills at Japanese universities since 1999. Her research interests include optimizing students learning through technology, multimedia, and via extensive reading and extensive listening. Prior to coming to Japan, she worked as a computer programmer doing both real-time programming and writing C-programs running on Unix. Her last project included building a spreadsheet-like data editor for a custom database as part of a strategic-analysis system.