At the nexus of learning and innovation

EFL Teachers’ Reflections on ICT and Intercultural Communication

Intercultural communication, Teachers’ Competences, Telecollaboration, Reflective Learning, Video Conferencing

This research project is set to investigate how information and communication technologies  (ICT) with particular emphasis on telecollaboration can be used as a tool for promoting the intercultural competency of EFL teachers. A study was conducted in a form of an online course for EFL teachers at Taif University’s ELC in Saudi Arabia as a professional development, with the main focus on their reflective journaling of intercultural experiences as well as ICT.

Topic of the month (November)

Can we bridge between neuroscience and education?

Neuro imaging

 

As neuroscience continues to flourish there is a lot to be hopeful for in how this area of research might benefit education and learning. However, there has also been a history of skepticism: can neuroscience actually help, or does it simply offer pretty pictures of brains?