UNIT 2 CALL: FINDING AND EVALUATING CALL RESOURCES
Terms in this set (21)
Online materials for teachers and students
Resources for connecting teachers and students
In CALL, they refer to resources created specially for language learning. They can be free or commercial.
Good Searching Skills
They are needed to find the right resources. Example, Google Advanced Search.
They also help in finding right resources. Examples are TESOL CALL Interest Section and TESOL CALL Interest Section Software List.
She maintains the TESOL CALL Interest Section Software List.
They also help in finding suitable resources. CALICO Journal offers software reviews.
Book Publisher's Websites
Suitable and additional CALL resources can be found here.
Overall Technology Environment
This consists of the local environment and the online environment.
This also consists of the local environment and the online environment.
It is the environment of the user i.e. the teacher and the student.
Types of Local Environment
Mobile options (mp3 players, smartphones and tablets)
Factors of Local Environment
The Hardware Resources Available
The Software Tools
Openness to the Internet, Including Bandwidth
Audio and Video Recorders
Communication Software (Chat software; social networking apps)
Audio and Video Recording Software
Openness to the Internet
The Internet depends on factors like
Upload and Download Speed
Number of Users
Free or fee
It is the availability of institutional (related to school, college, or university) or online (related to the Internet) resources.
Factors of Online Environment
Free or fee
Uptime and Downtime
Open Source Communities
They are groups of people who develop software that is freely available online. They often update or modify the software based on comments and reviews.
Security and safety are important online factors for teachers and students.
It is the time when the computer or the Internet is used without any problems.
It refers to the time when the computer or the Internet is not functional (does not work properly).
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