Technology Enhanced Language Learning: COVID-19s Impact on Digitalization of Education

  • Publication Year: 2022
  • ISBN: 9781774691649
  • Price: $155
  • Publisher: Society Publishing
  • Binding Type: Hardcover

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This book introduces an overview of language teaching and instructional technology. It gives a critical look at computer and mobile assisted language learning, electronic test, and technology assisted language learning. The most outstanding feature of the book is its description on online learning during Covid-19 Pandemic. The book outlines technology-enhanced learning environment from different views, current SLA theory and CALL, social networking, assessing language through computer technology, factors influencing the quality of online learning, parents' attitudes toward online learning, and teachers' challenges for online classrooms during Coronavirus.

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Hamed Barjesteh is an assistant professor of Education, Professor of applied linguistics, and a faculty member of Islamic Azad University, Ayatollah Amoli branch, Amol, Iran. A teacher educator for 20 years, Hamed Barjesteh has published several books and articles on teaching English to young and adult language learners and presented at conferences at various national and international levels. He has trained teachers and supervised many MA theses and Ph.D. dissertations. He serves as the head of English Language department, an editor and a reviewer for various journals and conferences. His research interests lies in the field of critical language pedagogy, thinking skills in language learning, Critical Language testing, dynamic assessment, and corrective feedback.

Mehdi Manoochehrzadeh is a Ph.D. candidate in Teaching English as a foreign language. He is the head of English language institute in Tehran. He trained many students and worked as a TTC teacher at different English language institutes. He presented different papers at national and international conferences. He is interested in language learning strategy, teacher education, and Willingness to communicate.

Mohamad Heidarzadi is a Ph.D. candidate in Teaching English as a foreign language. He worked at higher education and education department for 30 years. He works as a teacher-training consultant at education and training organization. He is interested in education, teacher training courses, and English for specific purposes.