TSL706 New Technologies and New Literacies in Language Teaching

Overview

Grad Dip TESOL Elective
MA TESOL Elective

This subject aims to show how new media are affecting the way students learn and engage with learning materials. The subject will investigate how and why new literacies practices can be incorporated into the teaching of language using popular culture. The topics include new approaches to literacy, analysis of popular cultural texts and social networking sites, and understanding the popular cultural practices of children and young people. The subject includes the application of new technologies and online materials in language teaching.

Prerequisites

None.