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Simulating Immersion: Podcasting in Spanish Teaching

Martin, Mario Daniel; Beckmann, Elizabeth


This chapter describes the genesis, implementation, and evaluation of an innovative approach to the intensive use of Academic Podcasting Technology (APT) in the teaching of Spanish to undergraduates at the Australian National University from 2007 to 2009. Students became active users and producers of Spanish language podcasts in a simulated immersion environment. Integrating APT into the educational design of two thematic courses created authentic and engaging socio-cultural contexts for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-141-6.ch007


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