- Profesor: Isabel Cristina Sanchez Castaño
Living in a digital age, we are continuously surrounded by technology. Children learn to manipulate their parent's digital devices before they know how to read and write. At banks, shops or services companies among others, technology plays an important role facilitating processes and operations. As citizens, we have to interact with digital applications to interact with local and national government offices and departments.
The technological revolution was received with great hopes and expectations in the educational field. However, after some years of big investments in equipment, numerous studies show that the impact in the students' results has not been the one expected. Experts like Coll (2008) affirm that the problem does not lie in the technologies, but rather on what we are doing with them.
This undergraduate course aims to educate professional teachers with a solid technological and pedagogical knowledge that allows the future teachers reflect on the use of ICT for language learning and apply them when necessary.
The subject Multimedia tools in bilingual education, which is offered in the seventh semester, aims at generating a space in which students may get familiar with different approaches to the use of technologies in the classroom, analyze applications and activities from a pedagogical and technological point of view and learn and handle specific digital tools for the design and creation of their own materials and resources for specific pedagogic activities for different language skills.
- Profesor: Sandro Alfonso Echeverry Palacio