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Basic Level modules

1.1 Introduction to new technologies and how they can contribute to language learning and teaching
1.2 Introduction to computer hardware and software: what the language teacher needs to know
1.3 Using word-processing and presentation software in the Modern Foreign Languages classroom
1.4 Introduction to Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
1.5 Introduction to the Internet

Intermediate Level modules

2.1 Integrating ICT into language teaching
2.2 Introduction to multimedia CALL
2.3 Exploiting World Wide Web resources online and offline
2.4 Using concordance programs in the Modern Foreign Languages classroom
2.5 Introduction to CALL authoring programs

Advanced Level modules

3.1  Managing a multimedia language centre
3.2  CALL software design and implementation
3.3  Creating a World Wide Web site
3.4  Corpus linguistics
3.5  Human Language Technologies (HLT)

Additional module

4.1  Computer Aided Assessment (CAA) and language learning This module, written by Terry Atkinson, is an additional module created after the core 15 modules were written. It discusses the pros and cons of different types of CAA, including a look at the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and the detection of plagiarism.

Resource Centre

The Resource Centre is our main reference section, containing a wealth of information, including Web links, a bibliography, details of professional CALL associations, publishers of CALL software, etc. Click here: Resource Centre. Graham Davies's Favourite Websites page contains a larger list of Web links that are regularly updated.

Glossary of ICT terminology

A comprehensive Glossary of ICT terminology, including Web-specific terminology and CALL terminology. The Glossary also serves as an index to the website. Many of definitions of the terms listed in the Glossary contain links to other parts of the ICT4LT site, where further information can be found. Click here: Glossary.

General guidelines on copyright

Essential information on copyright, especially as applied to materials on the Web. Click here: General guidelines on copyright

ICT "can do" lists

A downloadable Word document containing a set of ICT "can do" lists was added to the ICT4LT site in June 2002 and is gradually being updated and extended. It is designed for: (a) trainers, to enable them to identify trainees' strengths and weaknesses in ICT; (b) language teachers undergoing training, to enable them to assess the development of their own ICT skills, experience and understanding. The document covers selected generic applications (e.g. Word, browsers, email software, PowerPoint) and software applications that are particularly useful for language teachers. Under the heading for each application there is a range of essential tasks that the teacher should be able to carry out in order to feel comfortable working with the software - a so-called "can do" list. The applications and the tasks have been selected according to their usefulness for teaching foreign languages. Click here: ICT_Can_Do_Lists.

CALL software and website evaluation forms

Click here to download a Word document containing two Evaluation Forms. The document includes:


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