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Teacher Cognition about the Use of Technology

Chapter

Abstract

Given the significance of technology in language learning, this chapter explores the functions and roles that a technological tool or application can potentially perform in language learning and discusses teachers’ understanding, conception and utilisation of the technology in their practical work. In particular, this chapter discusses the roles and functions of technology and how these are interpreted by teachers in addressing pedagogical goals, professional learning needs and performing administrative tasks.

Keywords

Language teacher cognition Technology roles Benefits 

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  1. 1.Graduate School of EducationUniversity of ExeterExeterUK

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