MLAN 3360: Language and Technology

3 hours, 2 hours multimedia laboratory; 3 credits

Foundations of Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL). CALL theory and research. A systematic approach to multimedia resources for students and teachers of Languages Other Than English. Audiovisual materials and resources (audio documents, films, and videos), CALL software programs, electronic hypertext dictionaries and glossaries, translation systems, and voiced enhanced texts. Audio, video, language learning apps, and speech recognition interfaces. Finding and evaluating CALL resources. Critical multimedia and technology literacy. Use of social media and other group sharing, cloud-and Web-based resources as an environment for learning and teaching new languages. Development of bilingual classroom activities using multimedia technologies. To be taught in English.

Prerequisite: Spanish 1030 or Italian 1030 or French 1030 or Chinese 1030 or permission of the chairperson.


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