iPods, Verbs, and Closing Performance Gaps: Fostering Effective Learning Strategies with Mobile Devices (Research-Based)

Wednesday, February 16 | 9:00AM–11:00AM | Concourse Foyer and Crystal Corridor
Session Type: Professional Development
Vocabulary acquisition is a critical building block in acquiring foreign language fluency. The field of Computer Assisted Language Learning provides cues to learning styles students employ and their relevance to educational technologies. Learn about a research study examining the roles of learning styles and digital flash card usage in vocabulary acquisition through the application of powerful new statistical techniques. Findings will contribute to conversations about the role of technologies in helping learners seeking to improve the efficacy of learning strategies. Session discussions will highlight principles underlying pedagogically sound and scalable application of mobile devices in foreign language learning.