Selecting English Language Acquisition Technology

Lowdermilk, John; Fielding, Cheryl; Mendoza, Raúl; Simpson, Cynthia
January 2012
Journal of Special Education Technology;2012, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p77
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the considerations to be considered by educators in the selection of English language acquisition technology (ELAT). It presents the differentiation of ELAT from translation software that allows technology use in students to bypass limitations. It states that effective ELAT can provide functional language scenarios that utilize audio, vignettes, and videos. It also notes the need for teachers to look for ELAT in creating lesson plans.


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