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Podcasting as a language teaching and learning tool

Rosell-Aguilar, Fernando (2015). Podcasting as a language teaching and learning tool. In: Borthwick, Kate; Corradini, Erika and Dickens, Alison eds. 10 Years of the LLAS elearning Symposium: Case Studies in Good Practice. Dublin, Ireland; Voillans, France: Research-publishing.net, pp. 31–39.

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Abstract

This paper looks back at the last 10 years of the use of podcasting as a language teaching and learning tool. It considers the potential that was identified at the early stages, to the work that has been carried out to evaluate whether this potential has actually been realised. It presents a taxonomy of podcasts that can be used for language learning and suggestions regarding format of podcasts. It also reports how users utilise podcasts and how different audiences have markedly different practices. It concludes that podcasting allows learners flexibility and personalised learning.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2015 The Author, 2015 Research-publishing.net (collective work)
ISBN: 1-908416-23-8, 978-1-908416-23-0
Keywords: podcasting; language learning; OER; iTunes; users; evaluation; eLearning; mobile learning
Academic Unit/School: 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
Health and Wellbeing PRA (Priority Research Area)
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Item ID: 41856
Depositing User: Fernando Rosell-Aguilar
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2015 11:41
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 10:54
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/41856
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