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English in the digital age [electronic resource] : information and communications technology (ICT) and the teaching of English / edited by Andrew Goodwyn.

Contributor(s): Goodwyn, Andrew, 1954-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cassell education: Publisher: London : Cassell, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 141 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1847142486 (electronic bk.); 9781847142481 (electronic bk.).Other title: Information and communications technology (ICT) and the teaching of English.Subject(s): English language -- Study and teaching -- Audio-visual aids | English language -- Computer-assisted instruction | English literature -- Study and teaching | English literature -- Audio-visual aids | English language | Litt�erature anglaise -- Aides audiovisuelles | Litt�erature anglaise -- �Etude et enseignement | Anglais (Langue) -- Enseignement assist�e par ordinateur | Anglais (Langue) -- �Etude et enseignement -- Aides audiovisuelles | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- General | Engels | Taal | Letterkunde | Lesgeven | ICTGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: English in the digital age.DDC classification: 420.785 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Bringer of new things': an English teacher in the computer age? / Andrew Goodwyn -- Framing and design in ICT in English: towards a new subject and new practices in the classroom / Richard Andrews -- ICT in English: views from Northern Ireland / Jude Collins -- ICT in English: the Australian perspective / Vaughan Prain Lew Lyons -- To cope, to contribute, to control / Jane O'Donoghue -- Computer games as literature / Don Zancanella, Leslie Hall, Penny Pence -- Changing technology, changing Shakespeare, or our daughter is a misprint / Stephen Clarke -- Texting: reading and writing in the intertext / Andrew Goodwyn.
Summary: New communications technology has been a boon to teaching and learning subjects of English, from reading and writing to literature such as Shakespeare. This book explores the ways that information and communications technology, or ICT, can be employed in teaching English and enriching the abilities of students. What are the advantages of ICT, and what are some of the concerns? Contributors from Europe, Australia, and North America address the use of media in teaching, from video, film, and audiotape to computer games and online resources. English in the Digital Age surveys the ways ICT is pres.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

'A Bringer of new things': an English teacher in the computer age? / Andrew Goodwyn -- Framing and design in ICT in English: towards a new subject and new practices in the classroom / Richard Andrews -- ICT in English: views from Northern Ireland / Jude Collins -- ICT in English: the Australian perspective / Vaughan Prain and Lew Lyons -- To cope, to contribute, to control / Jane O'Donoghue -- Computer games as literature / Don Zancanella, Leslie Hall, and Penny Pence -- Changing technology, changing Shakespeare, or our daughter is a misprint / Stephen Clarke -- Texting: reading and writing in the intertext / Andrew Goodwyn.

New communications technology has been a boon to teaching and learning subjects of English, from reading and writing to literature such as Shakespeare. This book explores the ways that information and communications technology, or ICT, can be employed in teaching English and enriching the abilities of students. What are the advantages of ICT, and what are some of the concerns? Contributors from Europe, Australia, and North America address the use of media in teaching, from video, film, and audiotape to computer games and online resources. English in the Digital Age surveys the ways ICT is pres.

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