Technology Integration: Language Education for Immigrant Adults


TITLE: Technology Integration: Language Education for Immigrant Adults
DATE: May 14, 2024
TIME: 4:00–4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

DETAILS: This webinar explored the impact of digital environments on adult immigrants’ language learning and the challenges faced by multilingual individuals in these settings. Jen Vanek, Director of Digital Learning and Research at World Education, discussed research findings from different studies on improving language instruction and digital literacy through technology. Marguerite Lukes, CAL Board member and Director of Research at Internationals Network for Public Schools, and Mathilda Reckford, CAL Adult Language and Communication Specialist, participated in the conversation to examine policy and practice implications for enhancing language education and digital skill development. The webinar covered technologically mediated learning in multilingual contexts and offered insights on digital inclusion, technology recommendations, support and training for teachers, and the role artificial intelligence could play in multilingual education for adult immigrants.


Our speaker, Jen Vanek, shared a compilation of resources at this link.

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