Special Issue Commentary: Hegemonies in CALL

Lamy, Marie-Noëlle and Pegrum, Mark (2012). Special Issue Commentary: Hegemonies in CALL. Language Learning & Technology, 16(2) pp. 1–3.

URL: http://llt.msu.edu/issues/june2012/index.html


An assumption that the technologies, pedagogies, and sociocultural norms associated with CALL are universal has implicitly permeated much of the discipline’s research over the past two decades. The current special issue draws together critical perspectives that problematize the workings of hegemonies, examining their complex effects on language students, teachers, and classrooms in a variety of linguistic and cultural settings, and considering what it means to resist them. This thought-provoking and provocative collection of articles from a multicultural, multilingual group of contributors contrasts voices from the Anglosphere with voices from less well-served territories, ensuring a fruitful dialogue between them.

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  • Item ORO ID
  • 33769
  • Item Type
  • Journal Item - Internet Publication/Web Output
  • ISSN
  • 1094-3501
  • Project Funding Details
  • Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
    Not SetNot SetNational Foreign Language Resource Center, Hawaii, USA
    Not SetNot SetCenter for Language Education and Research, Michigan State University, USA
  • Keywords
  • culture, computer-assisted learning, critical education
  • Academic Unit or School
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
  • Research Group
  • Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
  • Copyright Holders
  • © 2012 Language learning and Technology Journal
  • Depositing User
  • Marie-Noëlle Lamy