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Title: Best Practices in Technology and Language Teaching
Author(s): Dennie Hoopingarner
Journal Title: Language and Linguistics Compass
Volume: 3
Issue: 1
Page Range: 222 - 235
Publication Date: Feb-2009
Abstract: Language teaching can be enhanced by effective uses of educational technology. Based on research findings in language acquisition and computer-assisted language learning, best practices take into account effective language pedagogy, and appropriate roles of technology. Best practices in using technology to support language teaching and learning see technology as a tool that can enhance teaching and learning by augmenting input, providing additional opportunities for language practice, and serving as a platform for interaction and tasks-based learning activities.

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