About the Author
Shona Whyte is Associate Professor of English (Maître de Conferences) at Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France. She has co-edited a book entitled Teaching Languages with Technology: Communicative Approaches to Interactive Whiteboard Use, and has published widely in a variety of journals on the subject of technology enhanced language learning.
Table of ContentsIntroduction PART I: RESEARCHING INNOVATIVE LANGUAGE TEACHING 1. Innovation in Language Teaching: Pedagogical and Technological Dimensions 2. Collaborative Action Research and Communities of Practice PART II: TEACHER BELIEFS: RESEARCHING VIEWS AND SUPPORTING CHANGE 3. Techno-pedagogical Choices in IWB-mediated Teaching Activities 4. Explaining Innovative Experimentation: Teacher Beliefs, Goals and Competences PART III: LEARNING TO IMPLEMENT INNOVATION: STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT 5. Starting Out - Early Stages of Technology Integration 6. Gaining Confidence - Developing a Technical Repertoire 7. Moving Forward - Towards Innovative Practice 8. Developmental Dimensions of Innovation Conclusion