Video can enhance a class presentation, provoke a spirited discussion, focus a student project, or provide content for an online course. How can a teacher, or his students, create those videos that enhance learning?
In the first article on this subject, we looked at the importance of learning foreign languages, and suggested some new technologies that might help in the process. This week we continue the discussion with a look at how these technologies mesh with what we know about language learning.
To thrivein a global marketplace, we need to understand the role of language. Themonolingual worker is at a disadvantage today, and will be more so in the future. And yet a majority of American youth are not studying a foreignlanguage, and few become fluent in anything but their native tongue. We need tofix this, and technology can help.