Faculty Development Programme for HST on “ICT in Language Teaching”

The department of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala has conducted a Faculty Development Programme for Higher Secondary Teachers of Ernakulam district on the topic “ICT in Language Teaching” in December 2010.

Dr. K J Varghese, Professor in English at Irinjalakkuda Christ College was the resource person of the programme. The programme provided training in pedagogical principles in teaching languages with technology and the effective use of ICT tools and resources in support of quality language teaching and learning. The activity initiated teachers in promoting the use of ICT tools and other technology aided educational resources. The course provided awareness about language education where online courses, virtual classrooms and social networks based on ICT being increasingly used to give learners access to information, promote interactive learning, and enhance digital literacy and communication skills. The rapid development of information and communication technology tools and resources that present opportunities and challenges in language education is discussed in the session. Teachers participated in the programme were encouraged to maximize the potential of ICT in language teaching in a pedagogically sound way to meet the individual needs of the learners.

The initiative benefitted teachers and other stakeholders involved in programme to make use of the ICT equipments and activities as well as training materials and other resources for language teaching. It also reinforced the use of technology resources and online tools in language learning and teaching to make it enjoyable and interesting for the participants.

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