Gavin and Nicky have produced some of the leading books and publications in the field of ELT since 2003. Writing together and individually, mostly on the topic of educational technologies, their prize-winning books have earned them a justified reputation as experts in this field.
Going Mobile explains, and then demonstrates with practical activities, how to use mobile devices in English Language Teaching in a principled and pedagogically sound way. It is a pioneering book and it breaks new ground by offering much-needed support in our 21st-century classrooms. Nicky Hockly and Gavin Dudeney are both prize-winning authors and leaders in the field of the pedagogy of digital technology, bringing their many years of experience and succeeding admirably in motivating teachers and teacher trainers in the following areas:
– How to take advantage of the hand-held devices now available
– How to face the many challenges that stand in the way of success
– How to incorporate the technology across our teaching institutions.
Teaching Online is a clear, accessible and reassuringly practical book – essential reading for anyone interested in online teaching and course delivery. The authors share their wealth of experience in a fundamental area of interest to language teaching professionals today. It deals comprehensively with: ways you should approach both online and blended courses; tools you should know about; techniques you should use for successful online teaching.
“(…) an accessible introduction to the complex technology choices and issues they face in their English language teaching today. Nicky Hockly has selectively harvested and masterfully presented the key concepts to create a gateway into this complex area of research and practice.” (Carol A. Chapelle, Distinguished Professor, Iowa State University)
“(…) a thoughtful exploration of technology use in the language classroom. Learning Technologies provides a readable look at the research behind classroom use of digital devices and the Internet, with a focus on primary and secondary schools. Research should inform how ESL and EFL teachers, administrators, and policy-makers make decisions about adopting and using technology.” (Deborah Healey, Senior Instructor at the American English Institute, University of Oregon)
The complete How to… for making the most of using digital technology in your classroom. Practical advice on how to use the Internet, email, podcasts, interactive whiteboards etc. including how to structure lessons and assess learning. Tutorial CD-ROM with guided examples and step-by-step instructions on blogs, Webquest creation, Skype and more. Advice on how to keep up to date with new technologies.