Links checked 4 May 2012
Favourite Websites: My personal collection of annotated links to websites of interest to teachers and students of languages.
ICT4LT: A large collection of online training materials and resources in ICT for language teachers, the outcome of an EC-funded project.
Postgraduate courses in CALL: A list of links to university courses in CALL, regularly updated.
The Internet: an introduction for language teachers: Camsoft monograph, regularly updated.
The Internet: write your own WWW pages: Camsoft monograph, regularly updated.
ICT and Modern Languages in the National Curriculum: some personal views: Camsoft monograph, regularly updated.
INSET training materials in ICT for teachers of Modern Foreign Languages: Materials that I have written for to support training courses in ICT for language teachers. Camsoft monograph, regularly updated.
Computer viruses: a cautionary tale: Essential reading for computer users. Camsoft monograph, regularly updated.
These articles are in chronological order, beginning in 1980:
New technologies for linguists, Language Monthly 9, August 1980: 23-26. My first published article on Computer Assisted Language Learning (PDF file).
(With Steel D.) First steps in Computer-Assisted Language Learning at Ealing College of Higher Education: Paper presented at the CAL 1981 conference, University of Leeds, 8-10 April 1981. (Word DOC file.) Published as part of an article, "Micros in Modern Languages", Educational Computing, October 1982: 30-31.
Repurposing a videodisc for French language teaching: Paper presented at the Second International Symposium on Computer Assisted Language Learning, Kossuth University, Debrecen, Hungary, 1988. Published as a chapter in Kécskés I. & Agócs L. (eds.) (1989) New tendencies in CALL, Debrecen, Hungary: Kossuth University. (Word DOC file.)
The week The Wall came down: A personal report on the Rostock CALL conference, GDR, 1989. This is more of an eyewitness account of the fall of The Berlin Wall than a conference report: "Ich war dabei!"
EXPODISC: Paper on an interactive videodisc project, presented at the EUROCALL 1991 conference, University of Helsinki.
CALL in the New Europe: the spirit of cooperation: My Keynote at the the CCALL Conference, University of Victoria, Canada, 1993. (Word DOC file.)
(With Yu Hong Wei) Do grammar checkers work? EUROCALL 1996 conference paper, Dániel Berzsenyi College, Hungary, presented jointly with my research student Yu Hong Wei.
Lessons from the past, lessons for the future: Chapter in book, originally published by the Council of Europe in 1997. Regularly revised.
Exploiting Internet resources offline: Conference paper presented at the University of Ghent, Belgium, 1998.
"True creativity often starts where language ends": My WorldCALL 1998 Keynote, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Four approaches to authoring CALL materials: My EUROCALL 1998 Keynote, University of Leuven, Belgium.
History of EUROCALL: A brief history of Europe's leading professional association for CALL. I produced this to coincide with the EUROCALL 2000 conference. A copy is also stored at the EUROCALL website.
Doing it on the Web: Published in Language Learning Journal (ALL) 24: 34-35, 2001.
Article on Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in the Good Practice Guide at the website of the Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS), University of Southampton, 2002. Also available here, with updated links: LLAS CALL.
ICT and Modern Foreign Languages: learning opportunities and training needs: Published in International Journal of English Studies 2, 1: Monograph Issue, New Trends in Computer Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de Murcia, Spain, 2002.
Fitzpatrick A. & Davies G. (eds.) (2003) The Impact of Information and Communications Technologies on the teaching of foreign languages and on the role of teachers of foreign languages, EC Directorate General of Education and Culture. Click here for my contribution, relating specifically to the UK.
Computer Assisted Language Learning: Where are we now and where are we going? Article published in 2003 by Futurelab.
"Aspects of technology enhanced language learning: a UK perspective". In Fitzpatrick A. (2004) (ed.) Analytical Survey: Information and Communications Technologies in the Teaching and Learning of Foreign Languages: State-of-the-Art, Needs and Perspectives, Moscow: UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education. Click here for my contribution, relating specifically to the UK.
Computer Assisted Language Learning: Where are we now and where are we going? My UCALL Conference Keynote, University of Ulster at Coleraine, June 2005. Regularly revised. This is completely different from my Futurelab article (above) bearing the same title.
Total Cloze text reconstruction programs: a brief history: Camsoft monograph, 2007. (Word DOC file.)
How effective is the use of ICT in language learning and teaching? 2008 (Word DOC file).
Virtual worlds: a brief history (Word DOC file): This article originally appeared as the preface to Molka-Danielsen J. & Deutschmann M. (eds.) (2009) Learning and teaching in the virtual world of Second Life, Tapir Academic Press, Trondheim, Norway.
Where have we been, where are we now, and where are we going? Keynote paper presented at the EUROCALL 2010 conference: see PowerPoint Slideshow.
(With Bangs P., Frisby R. & Walton E.) Setting up effective digital language laboratories and multimedia ICT suites for Modern Foreign Languages, London: CILT, 2005 (regularly updated).
Free program downloads
A demo Fun with Texts can be downloaded from http://www.camsoftpartners.co.uk/fwt.htm
You need to unzip each of these downloads with a proprietary zip utility such as WinZip and then install them on your computer's hard disk.
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