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Language learning and technology in Australian universities

, University of Melbourne, Australia

Global Learn, in Online, Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)


This paper discusses the results of a national survey of languages faculty relating to their perceived IT competence and uses in teaching and learning. Languages academics were asked to complete an online survey which interrogated a range of issues relating to academics' self-image in relation to technological competence, to the ways they use technology in their context and to the barriers limiting uptake of technology. We detail the results and explore implications for the field of languages in higher education.


Absalom, M. (2012). Language learning and technology in Australian universities. In Proceedings of Global Learn 2012: Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 72-76). Online,: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 21, 2019 from .


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