Unleashing Student Creativity with Technology
English Language Institute, Oregon State University
Change in teacher role from sage on the stage to guide on the side
Change in student role from passive to active
Technology tools range in price from thousands of dollars to free
Tasks, not tools, are key
Specific skills - Writing
Specific skills - Speaking
Specific Skills – Listening
Any topic, any skill
It’s the task, not the tool
“Computers wo'n’t replace teachers, but teachers who use computers will
replace those who don'’t”
Be ready – and try it!
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Last updated 12 November 2000.