International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

Some Aspects of Technology in Teaching English to English Language Learners
Owen G Mordaunt, Matthew McGuire

The New Literacy Studies, sometimes called NLS, refers to a body of work that started in the 1980s and applies to how technology and literacy impact our lives, identities and social affiliations. NLS developed from linguistics, history, anthropology, rhetoric and composition studies, cultural psychology, education, and other fields of study. In this paper, specific reference is made to technology use in a 1300-level English class for Language Learners in the Intensive Language Program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The paper also makes a few comments about the importance of technology in teaching English in contexts other than USA classroom.

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