Rasmiya Ruenes mini-course: Integrating Technology in the Foreign Language Classroom


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Integrating Technology in the Foreign Language Classroom


The use of technology as a tool for teaching second language learners is able to create independent and collaborative learning settings in which students can acquire and practice a new language. Through the use technology students can engage in individualized instruction designed to meet their specific needs and participate in collaborative efforts which promote communication and prepares students for the global community.

In this course, we will explore the types of technology being integrated into foreign language classrooms so you can apply them to your classroom.


  • Why Integrate Technology in the Foreign language classroom?
  • Integrating the iPod in foreign language learning
  • Tools for collaborative learning in foreign language classroom

Click on the units below to begin

Lesson 1: Why Integrate technology in the Foreign Language Classroom

Objectives: Participants will....

  • Recognize the benefits and purpose of integrating technology tools in instruction
  • Reflect on their own use of technology in the classroom

Lesson 2: Integrating the IPOD in Foreign Language Learning

Objectives: Participants will....

  • explore the iPod Touch applications which can be used in foreign language learning
  • examine each application and see how it applies to speaking and listening practice

Lesson 3: Social Media Learning Tools for the Foreign Language Classroom