Based on a large number of international examples of
educational technology applications and relevant researches, this book, with a
distinctive contemporary character, provides a systematic overview and in-depth
analysis of the cutting-edge developments in language education technology. The
book explores the application of technology in all aspects of language
teaching, including language teaching design under the concept of educational
technology, language elements teaching, language skills teaching, language
acquisition and cognition in the digital environment, language teaching testing
and assessment, and the impact of educational technology applications on
language teachers and learners. The content of this book not only reflects the
latest thinking on theoretical and practical issues of educational technology
in language teaching, but also fully reflects the comprehensive role of
educational technology in supporting language teaching.
Zheng Yanqun is a professor and tutor of Ph.D.
candidates in Beijing Language and Culture University. Her research mainly
focuses on international Chinese education, second language education
technology, and foreign language education trends.
Against the backdrop of increasingly widespread and
in-depth application of science and technology in education and the concept of
language education facing profound changes, the analysis of language education
technology applications and research examples in this book can help readers to
understand and appreciate the current situation of language education
technology, based on which they are able to comprehensively understand and
accurately grasp the relevant issues and developments, and update the concept
of language education. Furthermore, in the context of technological empowerment,
readers can start from their own sub-fields and carry out targeted language
teaching research and practice, so as to prepare for high-quality and
high-level language education in the future.