Digital technology promotes life long learning as it can be used to search for information, read and create blogs and watch YouTube videos to learn how to do something. In order for be able to do all this they first need to be shown how to use the technology or have the opportunity to experience it first hand. Teachers need to be incorporating digital technologies in their lesson plans, helping to develop digital literacy in their students and teaching them how to critically evaluate the different technologies during their formal schooling (Howell,
Müller ,et al. (2010) indicate that interactive digital storytelling helps teachers to use role-playing methods in classroom. Students can develop and test dialogues that are correctly spoken out and enacted. It fosters thinking in alternatives and functional equivalences, and provides a means for self-directed learning. In addition, Frazel (2010) summarizes the value of digital storytelling
Their studies are briefly described below. Nonetheless, the continual study on digital literacy in bilingual higher education setting is needed technology facilitates instruction in which elements such as language and culture are involved (Akhtar, Iqpal & Hussain, 2010) as in the case of bilingual education. The suitable use of technology, especially computers, and the Internet, provides with opportunities to support students to improve their language proficiency both inside and outside the classroom (Akhtar, Iqpal & Hussain,
The information technology as a tool to support teaching, give full play to information technology in student learning, active exploration, cooperation and exchange of advantages, a good teacher's role to achieve change. The role of information technology in teaching should not be underestimated, it assisted the students in cognitive function to be better than any previous technology. But it is only an auxiliary tool for classroom teaching. Core teaching process is the process of emotional interaction between teachers and students, the process of information technology education can not be replaced. Teacher-student interaction in teaching and learning process, IT has become a problem to produce teaching and promoting the proliferation of signs of student thinking.
Teachers help the students to know the current events or situation and help students enhance abilities to analyze, evaluate and produce communication in a variety of media forms. Teachers teach the basic education about media and information literacy. As a guiders to all their learners. They are the medium to educate the learners about the basic-knowledge of MIL. Environment has a big connection for this study.
Febby (2011) also define CTL as a concept of learning that help teachers link between materials taught with real world situations to students and encourage students to make connection between the knowledge possessed by its application in their lives as family members and the community. Situated
According to Vygostsky’s theory of social cognitive development learning environment is the “culture” that determines students’ learning development (Vygotskiĭ & Cole 1978). In classrooms, clinical wards, and community health centres, students’ learning scaffolding
In this context, the role of a teacher is as that of a moderator and facilitator; s/he has to prepare materials based on the needs and linguistic level of the learners as well as to address their interests. In order to serve the purpose, advertisements shortly known as ads are one of the tools used for language teaching. Ads can be used in the language classroom to enhance the communication skills of the learners. Impact of mass media Media like that of literature has two major functions – to educate and to entertain. Media includes newspapers, television,
In order to investigate the implementation of using Sundanese local content in English teaching in young learners’ classroom, a qualitative case study is employed. Merriam (1988) states this approach is suitable methodology for dealing with critical problems of practice and extending the knowledge base
We should also be able to maximize the impact of multimedia in such environments through application of learning theories and our knowledge of the human brain. Learning environments should not be construed simply as the traditional formal classroom within the context of institutionalized public education. Such environments occur within the workplace, the home, and other social institutions as communication and information technology continues to penetrate Western society. We should also be aware that the use of multimedia will have an impact upon the development of the human brain, particularly when such techniques are used with children and adolescents whose brains are still developing and