Technology – Enabling or disabling

Can the affordances of technology provide enough opportunities for the net generation to successfully learn a language or have they become limited by its complexity, glitches in hardware and software, and feeling isolated in the sea of cyberspace? Does the flood of VLE’s inhibit learning because they serve as CMS’s that confuse learners as they attempt to navigate their way around them? Has faculty become dazzled by the opportunities to integrate technology into language learning without considering real learner needs and the realities of its integration from a learner and a teacher perspective?

Just a thought

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