Thursday, 21 August 2014

Graham Davies Keynote: Carol A. Chappell: Arguments for Technology and Language Learning A talk on evaluation as argument. A brief literature review on evaluation, followed by the outlining of 5 types of arguments used to support claims in our area of research: comparisons, authenticity, language, theory and pedagogy Comparisons, authenticity (with reference to literacy), language (DDL), theory and pedagogy. Chappell discusses challenges associated with each type of argument, and points to the need for examining assumptions made implicitly in the arguments/claims we use.

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