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The potential of mobile technologies for (English) language learning in Nepal

Shrestha, Prithvi (2011). The potential of mobile technologies for (English) language learning in Nepal. Journal of NELTA, 16(1-2) pp. 107–113.

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Abstract

Mobile technologies have proven to be beneficial to language learners in both developed and developing countries around the world. However, they do not seem to have been exploited for language learning in Nepal although they have already been used for other purposes and their use is rapidly growing. This article proposes a number of ways that mobile technologies, particularly, mobile phones, can be deployed for language learning and teacher professional development. A number of potential challenges are also discussed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 NELTA
ISSN: 2091-0487
Keywords: mobile technologies; mobile learning; Nepal; English language learning; teacher development
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Languages and Applied Linguistics
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Language & Literacies
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Item ID: 32565
Depositing User: Prithvi Shrestha
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2012 13:02
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2016 23:37
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/32565
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