This special issue represents the application of new digital media and technologies to language teaching and learning. This issue aims to provide relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings on the topic of Computer Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (CALLT). We anticipate that this issue will provide a relevant resource for educators, school-district administrators, educational and public-library/media specialists, language teachers and specialists, legislators, and social and education policy makers when considering funding, adopting, and implementing new technologies in language classrooms.
1. Computer programs, software, etc.
2. Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (MALL)
3. The Internet
4. Web 2.0 Technologies
5. Social Networking Websites such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
6. Video Gaming, MMOs and MMOGs
7. Virtual Environments
8. Instant Messaging, chatting, texting
9. Online Journaling
10. Distance Learning
11. Blogs and Video Blogs
12. Digital Storytelling
13. E-Discussion Lists & E-Forums
14. Video Sharing Sites (e.g., YouTube and Teacher Tube)
16. Photo Sharing Sites, Flickr and Instagram
17. Wikis and Information Sharing Sites
18. E-books and E-readers
20. Apps and any other technologies implemented in language classrooms