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The Firewall in the Mind (Slide 26)
Guiding principle 3 - Technology should be linked and integrated with curriculum: making the parts work together
As in a properly conceived workshop, the tools are not seen in isolation from one another but are assembled with a purpose and plan for integration in mind. At the MLI
I have tried to discourage thinking about CALL as a distinct component of our curriculum, and succeeded I think in encouraging people to think in terms of the 'curriculum' primarily, applying CALL only as it would appropriately enhance and augment the teaching goals of the institute. As a result the horse is placed squarely before the cart, with clearly defined pedagogical goals guiding a cart which everyone is happy to jump on, since they see technology as worthwhile both for professional development but as a topic of communicative language development in class.
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