Mobile Technologies: Apps for ELLs – Using Tablets and Smartphones with English Language Learners
Take advantage of myriad educational apps to enhance instruction and learning for English Language Learners, most of them free. Apps for tablets and smart phones have been shown to increase student engagement and interaction with course content and enable students to take individual ownership of their learning. Explore apps to promote English language acquisition, translation and voice transcription apps, and apps to facilitate communication and develop creativity. Acquire management strategies for using tablets or smart phones in ESOL classrooms to provide whole group, small group, and individualized learning opportunities, and to extend learning opportunities beyond the classroom. Become familiar with learning networks for technology-using educators of English language learners you can join in order to connect and share ideas with your peers, extend your own professional development, and stay current on educational and technological developments. (Click Syllabus for a full description).
CRN 10763 – 3 Credits – CI 510/410 Undergraduate/Graduate
Portland State University (will bill you separately $180.00)