Smart Boards in Language Classes
International Journal of Language and Linguistics
Volume 1, Issue 4-1, December 2013, Pages: 48-52
Published: Jun. 14, 2014
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Mozhgan Alsadat Ghaffarzadeh Hassankiadeh, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon Branch, Iran
Seyed Mohsen Ghaffarzadeh Hassankiadeh, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon Branch, Iran
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Abstract
In this paper we review the role of electronic technologies and one of the most recent one of them “Smart Boards” in foreign or second language classrooms. In fact the analysis of the effects of these kinds of boards is what we aims at, in this article. Technologies are changing our world and learning classrooms cannot be separated from this new universe. We should move toward it to be able to alleviate our new obstacles. Although whether we are ready to move across it or not it won’t stop. Electronics technologies can be introduced as one of the most fast-developing kinds of technologies. All over the world we can observe its steps and effects in our lives. Smart boards are one of the interactive electronic technologies that attracted the peoples’ attention all over the world. They can be useful in conferences sessions, meetings, learning classrooms, Here the concentration is on their applicability in language learning/teaching classrooms. The discussion will be about their efficiencies and deficiencies in language situations.
Keywords
Smart Interactive White Boards, Language Learning, Interactive Learning
To cite this article
Mozhgan Alsadat Ghaffarzadeh Hassankiadeh, Seyed Mohsen Ghaffarzadeh Hassankiadeh, Smart Boards in Language Classes, International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Special Issue:Language Teaching and Learning Key Principles (LTLKP). Vol. 1, No. 4-1, 2013, pp. 48-52. doi: 10.11648/j.ijll.s.20130101.18
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