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Computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is succinctly defined in a seminal work by Levy (1997: p. 1) as "the search for and study of applications of the computer in language teaching and learning".
PURPOSE To assess the teaching process To review and reinforce To promote foundation mastery To promote remediation To motivational environment
Types of Cal software Drill and practice Simulation Tutorials Controlled learning Games
Examples of tools Drill and practice is good for fundamental mastery.
Simulation This has proved quite useful in learning problem-solving , the highest cognitive domain.
Tutorial Presentation of the content in a structured way and instant feedback and reinforcement to the learner. This mode , if used well , could result in 90% retention of the content (compare with 30% retention after the best lecture).
Controlled learning It provides a course of study in an instructional sequence on the pattern of branching program
Traditional Teaching A single teacher giving lectures to a group of students who are expected to use their notes and textbook to prepare for periodic examinations.
CAL Teaching Teacher Independent Reduce work load Time saving Active learner Advance
Advantages Reduced the work load of teaching. Improve motivation Reach the large audience Multiple dimensional learning Promote interactive learning. Builds confidence among students. Provide immediate feedback.
Disadvantages It is a mechanical approach. Mental and physical fatigue. It is vary expensive. None effective for some applications(e. g. reasoning) Lack of infrastructure Lack of knowledge Lack of computer literacy.
Examples of tools Spreadsheet program Statistic packages Hypermedia software Desktop publishing software Presentation software CAD software etc.