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Integrating Off-The-Shelf Language Learning Podcasts into the Curriculum: a Typology for Digital Wisdom.

, Arts eLearning Unit, University of Sydney, Australia

Global Learn, in Penang, Malaysia ISBN 978-1-880094-79-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)


This paper reports on a work-in-progress project about the integration of Off-The-Shelf (OTS) Language Learning Podcasts into the curriculum of Higher Education Institutions. It argues for a measure of digital wisdom in order to go beyond the digital natives debate where students are seen as digital natives using mobile devices and teachers as digital immigrants trying to catch up with the technology. This paper argues that pedagogy should come first and should not be overshadowed by technology. Pedagogy needs to be the basis for establishing a typology of OTS Language Learning Podcasts and for evaluating their potential for language learning and integration into university courses.


Humblet, C. (2010). Integrating Off-The-Shelf Language Learning Podcasts into the Curriculum: a Typology for Digital Wisdom. In Z. Abas, I. Jung & J. Luca (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010--Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 320-325). Penang, Malaysia: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 21, 2019 from .


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