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Tech Institute Readings

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Table of Contents



Digital Storytelling

General/Language Arts

Heitin, L. (2011). Writing re-launched: Teaching with digital tools. Teacher PD Sourcebook, 4(2), 34.


National Writing Project website - NWP.org


Ohler, J. (2007). Digital storytelling in the classroom: New media pathways to literacy, learning and creativity. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.   See related website with tons of resources.


Tips for Digital Story Telling by Jon Orech: http://techlearning.com/article/8030

Teach Digital: Curriculum by Wes Fryer: http://teachdigital.pbwiki.com/digitalstorytelling

Telling Tales with Technology by Judy Salpeter: http://www.techlearning.com/article/3536


Robin, B. (n.d.). The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling.



Digital Stories

DigiTales: The Art of Telling Digital Stories

The Center for Digital Storytelling

Marco Torres: Digital Storytelling


For Language Learning

Lannotti, E. (2004). How to make crab soup: digital storytelling projects for ESL studentsTransit, 10-12.


Rance-Roney, J. (2009). Digital storytelling for language and culture learningEssential Teacher, 5(1), 29-31.  


Reinders, H. (2011, Apr 12). Digital storytelling in the foreign language classroom. ELT World Online blog.


Stanley, N., and Dillingham, B. (2011). Making learners click with digital storytelling. Language, February 2011. 


Stanley, N. and Dillingham, B. (2010). Telling tales. Language, September 2010. 


Shaughnessy, M. (2009). An Interview with Nile Stanley and Brett Dillingham: Performance Literacy through Storytelling. EducationNews, May 19, 2009.  


Shrosbree, M. (2008). Digital Video in the Language ClassroomThe JALT CALL Journal4(1), 75 – 84.




History, Overview and Research

Hanson-Smith, Elizabeth. 1997. Technology in the Classroom: Practice and Promise in the 21st Century. TESOL Publications. http://www.tesol.org/s_tesol/sec_document.asp?CID=403&DID=1064


Kleiman, G.M. 2004. Myths and realities about technology in k-12 schools: Five years later. Contemporary issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 4(2), 248-253. http://www.citejournal.org/vol4/iss2/seminal/article2.cfm


LeLoup, Jean W. and Robert Ponterio. 2003. Second Language Acquisition and Technology: A Review of the Research, CAL Digest, Center for Applied Linguistics. http://www.cal.org/resources/digest/0311leloup.html


O'Reilly, Tim. What is Web 2.0: Design Patterns and Business Models for the Next Generation of Software. September, 2005. http://oreilly.com/web2/archive/what-is-web-20.html


Overview: Research on IT in Education. ISTE Report  http://www.iste.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Research/Reports/Research_on_Technology_in_Education_2000_/Overview/Overview_Research_on_IT_in_Education.htm


Profiles for Technology-Literate Teachers http://cnets.iste.org/teachers/ t_profiles.html



Finding, Evaluating and Using Technology Resources


World Wide Web

Alexander, B. (2006). Web 2.0: A new wave of innovation for teaching and learning? Educause Review, 41(2), http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERM0621.pdf


Brandl, Klaus. 2002. Integrating Internet-Based Reading materials into the Foreign langauge Curriculum: From Teacher-to Student-centered Approaches. Language Learning & Technology Vol. 6, No.3, pp. 87-107. http:// llt.msu.edu/vol6num3/brandl/default.html


Crystal, Jerry, Cherie A. Geide, and Judy Salpeter. 2000. The Concerned Educator's Guide to SAFETY AND CYBER-ETHICS. Technology and Learning. October, 2000. http://www.techlearning.com/db_area/archives/TL/112000/cyberethics.php


Freire, Juliana Luna. 2003. On-Line Resources for ESL Students. Technology and Learning. http://www.techlearning.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=12803451


Fryer, W. 2001. Intermediate Internet Skills:  Download, Expand, Install and Zip.  From Tools for the Teks:  Integrating Technology in the Classroom. http://www.wtvi.com/teks/ii/


Jackson, Zoevera Ann. 2003. Using Virtual Learning Spaces to Promote Multiculturalism. Technology and Learning.



Learning More about Search Engines and Subject Directories: FAQs. http://www.cln.org/searching_faqs.html


LeLoup, J. W., & Ponterio, R., 2007. ON THE NET. Listening: You've Got to Be Carefully Taught. Language Learning & Technology Vol. 1, No.1, pp. 4-15. http://llt.msu.edu/vol11num1/net/


LeLoup, J. W., & Ponterio, R. 2005. ON THE NET. Let's Go to the Zoo! Sites for Young Language Learners. Language Learning & Technology Vol. 9, No.1, pp. 4-16. http://llt.msu.edu/vol9num1/net/


LeLoup, J. W., & Ponterio, R.  2000.  Creating standards-based activities integrating authentic materials from the WWW, in Wm. Heller, Ed., ABC to PhD: Foreign Language Proficiency for ALL, Annual Meeting Series No. 17, 13-20; Schenectady, NY: New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers. http:// www.cortland.edu/flteach/articles/nysaflt00.html


LeLoup, J. W., & Ponterio, R.  2000. Enhancing Authentic Language Learning Experiences Through Internet Technology. CAL Digest. Technology and Learning. October, 2000. http://www.cal.org/resources/digest/0002enhancing.html


Schrock, Kathy. 1999. The ABC's of Website Evaluation. (PDF) Classroom Connect


Audio and Video

Adkins, Sandra. 1997. Connecting the Powers of Music to the Learning of Languages. The Journal of the Imagination in Language Learning and Teaching. Volume IV. http://www.njcu.edu/cill/vol4/adkins.html


Branzburg, Jeffrey. 2007. You Can Take It With You. Technology and Learning. http://www.techlearning.com/shared/printableArticle.php?articleID=196604743


Carlson, Gigi, and Judith Crowther. 2004. Moviemaking for the Language Acquisition Classroom. Technology and Learning, April. http://www.techlearning.com/story/showArticle.jhtml? articleID=18700328 (Dec '07) Need to register for this and other Tech Learning articles (free).


Erard, Michael. 2006. Learning To Flirt in Chinese: Why all language podcasts should sound like Chinesepod. SLATE. http://www.slate.com/id/2139939/


Godwin-Jones, Robert. 2007. Emerging Technologies: Digital Video Update: YouTube, Flash, High-Definition. Language Learning & Technology Vol. 1, No.1, pp. 16-21. http://llt.msu.edu/vol11num1/emerging/


Guhlin, Miguel 2004 Creating Video Lesson Plans Technology and Learning.http://www.techlearning.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=53200180


Kanel, Kim. 1996. Teaching with Music: Song-Based Tasks in the EFL Classroom. (PDF) Multimedia Language Teaching. Edited by Sandra Fotos. Compass Services Logos International.


King, Jane. 2002. Using DVD feature films in the EFL classoom. (PDF) The weekly column- ELT Newsletter. Article 88.


Oishi, Lindsay. 2007. Did You Just See That? Online Video Sites Can Jumpstart Learning. Technology and Learning. http://www.techlearning.com/showArticle.php?articleID=196604151


PICS Tips and Treats: PICS Videoguidelines. "... developed through the joint efforts of the PICS staff and expand upon the insights of many others who have worked creatively with video in language learning." (including Sue Otto, Jim Pusack, Rick Altman and others) http://www.uiowa.edu/~pics/ tips.html 


Rackowski, Diane. 2002. Technical Turf: What’s the deal with DVDs? Elsie Speaks. CLA Language Center.  http://languagecenter.cla.umn.edu/elsiespeaks.php? issue_id=3&article_id=173


Rhodes, Nancy and Ingrid Pufahl. 2003. Teaching Foreign Languages to Children Through Video. CAL Digest, Center for Applied Linguistics. http://www.cal.org/resources/digest/0310pufahl.html


Smith, Alfred, and LeeAnn Rawley. 1997. Using TV Commercials to Teach Listening and Critical Thinking. The Journal of the Imagination in Language Learning and Teaching. Volume IV. http://www.njcu.edu/cill/vol4/smith- rawley.html


Television Goes to School: The Impact of Video on Learning in Formal Education. 2004 EDC Center for Children and Technology

Treece, Rick. 2007. Damn the Methodology - Full Speed Ahead. Elsie Speaks. CLA Language Center.




Stempleski, Susan. 1993. Teaching Communication Skills with Authentic Video. (PDF) Video in Second Language Teaching, TESOL, Inc.


Language Lab

Charters, Duncan. 2005. Top 10 Reasons to Use a Language Lab. (PDF) Taken from an LLTI listserv.


Computer Mediated Communication

Campbell, Aaron Patric. 2003. Weblogs for Use with ESL Classes. The Internet TESL Journal, Vol. IX, No. 2, February. http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Campbell-Weblogs.html


Gersh, Sheila Offman. 2004. A Field Guide to Cross-Cultural Projects. Technology and Learning



Godwin-Jones, Bob. 2005. E Messaging, Gaming, Peer-to-peer Sharing: Language Learning Strategies and Tools for the Millennial Generation. Language Learning & Technology Vol. 9, No.1, pp. 17-22. http://llt.msu.edu/vol9num1/emerging/


Johnson, Lewis C. 1996. The keypal connection. (PDF) Telecollaboration in foreign language learning: Proceedings of the Hawai’i symposium. Technical Report #12, ed. Mark Warschauer, 165-184. Honolulu, Hawai’i: University of Hawai’i, Second Language Teaching and Curriculum Center.


Levy, Mike. 2007. Culture, Culture Learning and New Technologies: Towards a Pedagogical Framework. Language Learning & Technology, Vol. 11, No.2, June 2007, pp. 104-127. http://llt.msu.edu/vol11num2/levy/default.html


Sapozhnikov, Marina. 2005. All Quiet on the Discussion Front. Technology and Learning http://www.techlearning.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=55300832


O'Dowd, Robert. 2003. Understanding the "Other Side": Intercultural Learning in a Spanish-English E-mail Exchange. Language Learning & Technology Vol. 7, No.2, May 2003, pp. 118-144. http://llt.msu.edu/vol7num2/odowd/default.html


Stach, Michael. 2004. Introduction to Blogs and Blogging. Technology and Learning.

http:// www.techlearning.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=18400984


Creating Materials

Chenuau, Jane. 2000. Cyber Traveling through the Loire Valley. (PDF) Learning and Leading With Technology 28(2).


Godwin-Jones, Robert. 2007. Emerging Technologies: Tools and Trends in Self-Paced Language Instruction. Language Learning & Technology Vol. 11, No.2, June 2007, pp. 10-17. http://llt.msu.edu/vol11num2/emergin/default.html


Kelly, Charles. 2000. Guidelines for Designing a Good Web Site for ESL Students The Internet TESL Journal.



Kerr, Betsy. 2003. Concordancing and Language Learning. Elsie Speaks. CLA Language Center.



Morrison, Sally. 2002. Interactive Language Learning on the Web. ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics. http://www.cal.org/resources/digest/ 0212morrison.html


Price, Amber. 2006. How to Use Picasa for Student Creativity. Technology and Learning, September. http://www.techlearning.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=192200105


*Robb, Thomas N. 1996. Web Projects for the ESL/EFL Class: Famous Japanese Personages. CAELL Journal, 6(4).

http://www.kyoto- su.ac.jp/~trobb/projects.html


Copyright and Fair Use

Copy Wrongs: http://www.edutopia.org/copyright/


Copyright with CyberBee: http://www.cyberbee.com/copyrt.html


Davidson, Hall: Copyright Resources: http://www.halldavidson.net/downloads.html


Davidson, Hall. 2002. The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use. Technology and Learning.

http:// www.techlearning.com/db_area/archives/TL/2002/10/copyright.html


Painter, Diane. (2004). What do you mean COPYRIGHT does not mean I have the right to copy? Tech and Learning. http://www.techlearning.com/article/2604


Pfaff-Harris, Kristina 1996. Copyright Issues on the Web. http://iteslj.org/Articles/Harris-Copyright.html


Shaw, Rosemary. 2003. Kindergarten Copyright. Technology and Learning.



Templeton, Brad. (2008). 10 Big Myths about copyright explained. http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html

Fair Use Analysis Tool. University of Minnesota.



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