EUROCALL CMC & Teacher Education SIG, Barcelona, 14-15 April 2011 Pre-service teachers views ontechnology for teaching a...
changes in the language classroom‣ more learners (younger,more diverse)‣ more generalist teachers‣ insufficient training‣ ...
what we knowabout teacher Beauchamp & Kennewell cognitions Borg‣ cl...
mis mat ch pedagogicalrecommendations ≠ classroom implementation
teacher cognitions FL teaching ICT
Teacher cognition & technology research context and methodology preliminary findings tentative conclusions
Research context & methodology
subjects137 graduate/undergraduatestudents in 7 classes71 questionnaire responses32 volunteers (e-mail addresses)11 interv...
method12 week semester (October-December)online questionnaire (after class, beforegrades; December/January)preliminary dat...
subject profiles5 groupsteachers - graduate teacher trainees(English, primary, science)students - undergraduate Englishmajo...
EFL teachers (ICT class) pre-service secondary EFL teachers second of 2-year graduate trai...
Primary Teachers with TEFL pre-service primary teachers 34 students second year of 2-year graduate tra...
Science teachers (contact/distance) pre-service secondary science teachers 26 students first of 2-year ...
English undergraduate (ICT) undergraduate English majors first/third year of 3-year English...
English undergraduate (SLA) undergraduate English majors 9 students third year of 3-year English progra...
summary English English English Primary Science ICT ICT ...
summaryEnglish English Primary Science English ICT ICT ...
Findings cognitions about1. language learning/teaching2. own ICT use/skills3. ICT for language learning/teaching
student profileAge: 62% < 25 years oldEffort: 85% good attendance (57% tried hard)ICT use: 91% e-mail; 79% films/seriesICT s...
Cognitions abut FL EFL Teachers ICT Pr...
Cognitions about FL EFL teachers ICT ...
Cognitions abut FL EFL teachers ICT Primary Teachers (EFL) teaching (2) Scienc...
All students Cognitions about EFL teachers ICT Engl...
EFL Teachers ICT Cognitions about Primary Teachers (EFL) ...
Cognitions about learning of ICT skills After class, I can ppt ...
Creating an account (Google sites, slidecast.net)100 75 After class, I ca...
After class, I can Making a slideshow (ppt) Before class, I could100 15 6 ...
After class, I can Making a slidecast (slides + audio) Before class, I could100 75 50 13 ...
After class, I can Create a wiki Before class, I could100 75 50 65 ...
After class, I can Help someone with an ICT problem Before class, I could 90 1867.5 ...
ET PTSelf-efficacy in ICT skills ST EST ESS Al...
ICTskills English ICT English ICT English teachers students studentsproficiency ...
ICT and FL learning/teachingmajority of respondents saw positive role for ICT for teacher(70-100% agreement, 0-15% disappr...
Conclusions - FL teaching preference for structural syllabus and teacher-fronted classes views change with training centra...
Conclusions - ICTpositive view of ICT for languageteaching/learningICT more useful to teacher than learnerpersistently low...
integrated training • FL • ICT • classroom practice
Beauchamp, G., & Kennewell, S. (2010). Interactivity in the classroom and its impacton learning. Computers & Education, 54...
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Pre-service teachers views of technology for teaching and learning foreign languages

Shona Whyte; EuroCALL CMC & Teacher Education SiG workshop, Barcelona, April 2011
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Pre-service teachers views of technology for teaching and learning foreign languages

  • 1. EUROCALL CMC & Teacher Education SIG, Barcelona, 14-15 April 2011 Pre-service teachers views ontechnology for teaching and learning foreign languages Shona Whyte University of Nice, France
  • 2. changes in the language classroom‣ more learners (younger,more diverse)‣ more generalist teachers‣ insufficient training‣ more technology
  • 3. what we knowabout teacher Beauchamp & Kennewell cognitions Borg‣ classroom practice affectedby beliefs and experience(not just training)‣ technical interactivity ≠pedagogical interactivity‣ procedural (not justtheoretical) training required Feryok
  • 4. mis mat ch pedagogicalrecommendations ≠ classroom implementation
  • 5. teacher cognitions FL teaching ICT
  • 6. Teacher cognition & technology research context and methodology preliminary findings tentative conclusions
  • 7. Research context & methodology
  • 8. subjects137 graduate/undergraduatestudents in 7 classes71 questionnaire responses32 volunteers (e-mail addresses)11 interviews
  • 9. method12 week semester (October-December)online questionnaire (after class, beforegrades; December/January)preliminary data analysis (February)follow-up interviews (March)
  • 10. subject profiles5 groupsteachers - graduate teacher trainees(English, primary, science)students - undergraduate Englishmajors (literature or media/culture)
  • 11. EFL teachers (ICT class) pre-service secondary EFL teachers second of 2-year graduate training 25 students programme19 respondents contact class in IT for FL teaching 10 volunteers online component involved group wikis and creation of online teaching/learning 3 interviews resources future teaching is secondary EFL
  • 12. Primary Teachers with TEFL pre-service primary teachers 34 students second year of 2-year graduate training programme for generalist primary school15 respondents teachers 5 volunteers course on FL pedagogy for young learners 1 interview teacher used videoprojection, Google site, Ss sent e-mail attachments future teaching includes FL classes, but not priority
  • 13. Science teachers (contact/distance) pre-service secondary science teachers 26 students first of 2-year graduate training programme contact and distance EFL classes with13 respondents technology (videoconference, filmed 5 volunteers student ppt presentations) 2 interviews future teaching does not include FL (distance students will teach distance courses)
  • 14. English undergraduate (ICT) undergraduate English majors first/third year of 3-year English 43 students programme17 respondents contact class in ICT for FL learning 7 volunteers online component involved blogs and group wikis 2 interviews future careers do not involve teaching (journalism, translation)
  • 15. English undergraduate (SLA) undergraduate English majors 9 students third year of 3-year English programme7 respondents contact classes in learning theory and SLA 5 volunteers teacher used videoprojection, Google site, Ss sent e-mail attachments 3 interviews future careers may include FL teaching
  • 16. summary English English English Primary Science ICT ICT SLA teachers teachers teachers studentsEnglish Y Y Y ? N ICTtraining Y Y N N ?Teaching Y N ? Y Y
  • 17. summaryEnglish English Primary Science English ICT ICT teachers teachers SLAteachers students ET PT ST EST ESS
  • 18. Findings cognitions about1. language learning/teaching2. own ICT use/skills3. ICT for language learning/teaching
  • 19. student profileAge: 62% < 25 years oldEffort: 85% good attendance (57% tried hard)ICT use: 91% e-mail; 79% films/seriesICT skills: 25% rated 4 or 5/5 (“expert”)SL beliefs: 72% teacher correction
  • 20. Cognitions abut FL EFL Teachers ICT Primary Teachers (EFL) learning Science Teachers English students ICT English students SLA100 75 50 25 0 L1 imitation L1 correction Intelligence Motivation Early start L1 transfer L2 Lightbown & Spada, 1999
  • 21. Cognitions about FL EFL teachers ICT Primary teachers (EFL) teaching (1) Science Teachers English students ICT English students SLA100 75 50 25 0 PPP is the best approach error correction is essential group work provides “junky data” Lightbown & Spada, 2000
  • 22. Cognitions abut FL EFL teachers ICT Primary Teachers (EFL) teaching (2) Science Teachers English students ICT English students SLA 100 93 75 50 57 47 48 25 31 0 students learn what they are taught
  • 23. All students Cognitions about EFL teachers ICT English students ICT ICT class experience English students SLA100 75 50 25 0 I did a lot of work online I had a lot of e-mail contact with the teacher
  • 24. EFL Teachers ICT Cognitions about Primary Teachers (EFL) Science Teachers basic internet skills English Students ICT English students SLA100 75 50 25 0 find websites find audio + video e-mail download freeware
  • 25. Cognitions about learning of ICT skills After class, I can ppt sign up Before class, I could 90 21 46 Audacity embed67.5 15 51 55 68 45 42 56 45 4422.5 23 18 19 17 0 help wiki slidecast
  • 26. Creating an account (Google sites, slidecast.net)100 75 After class, I can 27 Before class, I could 46 60 50 58 54 46 42 44 71 25 29 29 0 0 ET PT ST EST ESS All
  • 27. After class, I can Making a slideshow (ppt) Before class, I could100 15 6 7 85 86 75 80 21 68 50 58 42 25 29 0 0 ET PT ST EST ESS All
  • 28. After class, I can Making a slidecast (slides + audio) Before class, I could100 75 50 13 24 38 25 42 100 0 27 23 29 14 0 19 0 ET PT ST EST ESS All
  • 29. After class, I can Create a wiki Before class, I could100 75 50 65 45 25 89 31 11 47 0 8 35 0 23 0 ET PT ST EST ESS All
  • 30. After class, I can Help someone with an ICT problem Before class, I could 90 1867.5 15 45 42 71 60 62 5622.5 42 43 0 0 0 0 ET PT ST EST ESS All
  • 31. ET PTSelf-efficacy in ICT skills ST EST ESS All40 3930 29 27 2520 16 1410 0 ET PT ST EST ESS All I’m an expert user (4 or 5/5)
  • 32. ICTskills English ICT English ICT English teachers students studentsproficiency L H Lachievement H H Lself-efficacy L H L
  • 33. ICT and FL learning/teachingmajority of respondents saw positive role for ICT for teacher(70-100% agreement, 0-15% disapproval on 7 questions)primary and science teachers were less enthusiastic regardinglearner autonomy (13-20% disagreement on 2 questions;non ICT English majors were more sceptical about utility of theinternet and Web 2.0 tools for learner autonomy andmotivation
  • 34. Conclusions - FL teaching preference for structural syllabus and teacher-fronted classes views change with training central teacher role particularly important to primary teachers
  • 35. Conclusions - ICTpositive view of ICT for languageteaching/learningICT more useful to teacher than learnerpersistently low self-efficacy for ICT use
  • 36. integrated training • FL • ICT • classroom practice
  • 37. Beauchamp, G., & Kennewell, S. (2010). Interactivity in the classroom and its impacton learning. Computers & Education, 54, 759-766.Borg, S. (2006). Teacher cognition and language education: Research and practice.London: Continuum.Feryok, A. (2010). Language teacher cognitions: Complex dynamic systems? System,38, 272-279.Lightbown, P., & Spada, N. (1999).  How languages are learned.  Oxford: OxfordUniversity PressWhyte, S. (2011). Learning theory and technology in university foreign language.education: The case of French universities. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 10(2), 213-34.Whyte, S. (to appear). Learning to teach with videoconferencing in primary foreignlanguage classrooms. ReCALL. whyte@unice.fr