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Media - Multimedia - Omnimedia

Selected Papers from the CETaLL Symposium on the Occasion of the 11th AILA World Congress in Jyväskylä (Finland) and the Vth Man and the Media Symposium in Nancy (France)


Gabrielle Hogan-Brun and Udo O.H. Jung

This collection of papers focussing on the themes Educational Technology at the Crossroads (CETaLL Symposium) and Media, Multimedia, Omnimedia (Vth Man and the Media Symposium) is concerned with the fact that, for foreign language learning to be successfully implemented, multi- and hypermedia need to be effectively integrated and interlaced with a multiplicity of other media, old and new. They must be considered partners whilst computerised intelligent system elements increasingly replace outdated technology. Hence the term Omnimedia.
Contents: Marie-Madeleine Kenning: Effective Language Learning and the Media: A Study of Current Theories for the Exploration of Media Technology - Dieter Wolff: Computers as Cognitive Tools in the Language Classroom - Udo O. H. Jung: Will the Real Ed Tech Please Stand up? - Kurt Kohn/Angelika Rieder: TELOS Language Learning: User Needs and Telemedia Answers - Edith Esch/R.-Liisa Cleary: Learner Interaction and Broadband Network - Gabriele Wittig-Davis/Robert Davis: The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser: A Multimedia Approach - Joseph Boyle: Language Comprehension and Staged Increase of Audio-Visual Support - Norman Davies: Integrating the Internet: A Report of Work Always in Progress - Gabrielle Hogan-Brun/Ruth Whittle: Specialist Foreign Language Learning with Multimedia: New Learning and Teaching Dynamics - Alison Piper/Vicky Wright: The WWW and its Contribution to Foreign Language Learning - Peter Roe: Authority and the ESP Teacher in a Technological Age - Robert Vanderplank/Peter Dyson: Who Is in the Learning Zone: Evaluating the Impact of Italia 2000 - Evelyne Namenwirth: New Technologies: The Quest for Appropriateness - Jurgen Froehlich: Language Lab - Multimedia Lab - Future Lab - Udo O. H. Jung: An International Bibliography of Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Fourth Instalment.