Creating a Virtual Language Learning Laboratory using Moodle

Virtual Language Learning Laboratory

Learning and teaching turn more and more to the exploitation of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in classrooms either as an adjunct to traditional face to face courses or as an instrument for distance learning.

In the case of language learning, computer technologies can provide many advantages et capabilities to enhance Language Learning Strategies (LLSs). For example, an institute or a teacher can freely build his Virtual Language Learning Laboratory using a Language Management System (LMS) like Moodle. Indeed, Moodle is free, adaptable, modular, multilingual and designed by teachers for teachers.

Through a concrete example, this workshop aims to create a Virtual Language Learning Laboratory using Moodle. It will focuse mainly on the various features of Moodle to support pedagogical language learning goals. Among these features, I quote the use of multimedia objects (sound and video), voice recording, different types of assessment relevant to language teaching such as Quiz, collaborative activities, …

General context

  • Type : Workshop
  • Conference  : The 1st International Conference on Language Teaching Pedagogy
  • Organiser : Higher Institue of Human Sciences of Medenine
  • Date : 07 April 2016
  • Place : Institute of Arid Regions – Medenine