The ideal companion for any teacher interested in the use of technology in the language classroom, Blended Learning provides a practical overview of the technology currently available. It combines basic information for the technological novice with sophisticated ideas for using technology in the classroom. Teachers are offered practical ideas and suggestions for ways to use technology to enhance and support student’s learning. The authors also examine the implications of the use of technology for language teaching methodology in general.
Pete Sharma currently works as a lecturer, teacher trainer, and ELT author. He is also a freelance consultant in the use of educational technology in language teaching. Pete shares a website with co-author, friend and fellow technophile, Barney Barrett. Barney Barrett is the author of business English teaching materials and an occasional website builder. During his ten years as an English language teacher he has continually tried out ways of using new technology with his learners.