Published on July 11, 2009
Lang uag e le arning s trate g ie s in multime dia le arning Laura Lo c ho re WestOne Services
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K-12 Languages products Languages products: Indonesian Italian
Language learning and com unication m strategies Collaborative learning strategies Literacy strategies Thinking skills Strategies for engaging learners Strategies for using digital resources.
Strategies? Do I do strategies?
Strategies: Why? •Strategies facilitate learning •Challenges to learning area “Languages are all very well, but we have to focus on literacy”.
Literacy Functional literacy Critical literacy –Intercultural understanding – http://w w w fp.education.tas.gov.au/English/critlit.htm Task design –Literacy strategies –Thinking skills –Collaborative learning strategies
W are our learners and howdo they ho learn? Read the instructions Discovery learning Social learning Viewing Metacognition: Knowhowyou learnt something so you can do it again.
Strategies to engage learners
Boys “ rejected and resisted alm all school ost literacy practices … but w eager to ere em brace highly sophisticated literate practices outside school… ” They rejected hom ork as “ ew boring, stupid, w to easy” ay . They w anted to “ w they learn” use hat .
Online gam or language teaching ing strategies? Challenge (supported) and purpose Get straight in (learn by doing) Risk-taking and reward Interact, com unicate m Learn from peers & see others learning Awareness of progress Develop identity –“I’m an Indo ne s ian s pe ake r”
Incorporating strategies into tasks Task: create a video-clip (real/animated) in the TL demonstrating the use of strategies.
Strategies for using digital technologies Beware IT fatigue Vary delivery/mode/media –individual, sm group, w all hole group –screen, discussion, paper Teach IT strategies –W eb-searching in TL, advanced searching, evaluating validity of sites. Navigation
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