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Recording: Malaysian teachers & digital technology in English Writing Instruction

  • 1.  Recording: Malaysian teachers & digital technology in English Writing Instruction

    Posted 23-10-2020 07:29 PM
    Professor Dr. Abu Bakar Mohamed Razali, from Universiti Putra, Malaysia,  discussed his research on ELTs' perceptions and use of technology. The discussion took place on Oct 22, 9-10pm EST. Faridah Pawan, TESOL's  2020 TEIS Chair moderated this TEIS October 2020 webinar.

    From the discussion, the following points were touched upon:
    • Malaysia as one of the most "wired" and connected countries in South East Asia
    • The web of conundrum (Razali, 2013) in the way technology is used to teach English, involving both the affordances and the sacrifices it demands
    • The existing tensions in teaching writing through the use of technology, namely between teaching writing for the purposes of high stakes exams and teaching writing for students' personal development
    • The process-writing approach to be fronted in teachers' professional development if technology is to be incorporated in writing pedagogy.

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    Faridah Pawan, TEIS Chair
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
    https://www.fpawan.com/
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