The University of Arizona

Editorial: CALL Continues to Evolve

Nicole Schmidt

Abstract


Language is a foundational aspect of educational technology. Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), has coalesced educational technology trends with advancing theories in language pedagogy; to this day, CALL remains a vital interdisciplinary field, looking at general trends in technology and communication, language learning, and language teaching. Exactly how digital learning affects cultural meaning making processes is still up for debate. We invite you to contribute to that debate through new research and your writing and reviewing for ITET.

Keywords


CALL; instructional technology; L2; pedagogical frameworks

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