TELL for Indigenous Australian languages

Cathy Bow

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    Abstract

    The area of technology-enhanced language learning (TELL) has traditionally focused on languages with many speakers and multiple resources available. However, there are numerous affordances of TELL which can support smaller language groups to prepare and deliver language learning programs. This paper discusses some of the issues relating to TELL in the context of Indigenous Australian languages, particularly how Indigenous communities can use TELL to support language work. It goes on to describe a project designed to create an online template using low-cost and low-tech tools. While developed for a specific context – creating online courses for teaching Indigenous languages at university – the Digital Language Shell has a range of possible applications to maintain Indigenous languages under Indigenous authority.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication28th International Conference on Computers in Education
    Subtitle of host publicationConference Proceedings Volume I
    EditorsHyo-Jeong So, Ma Mercedes Rodrigo, Jon Mason, Antonija Mitrovic
    Place of PublicationTaiwan
    PublisherAsia Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE)
    Pages546-551
    Number of pages6
    Volume1
    ISBN (Electronic)9789869721455
    Publication statusPublished - 23 Nov 2020
    Event28th International Conference on Computers in Education - Online
    Duration: 26 Nov 202029 Nov 2020

    Conference

    Conference28th International Conference on Computers in Education
    CityOnline
    Period26/11/2029/11/20

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