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Effective social learning pedagogy in Spanish language teaching: Integrating podcasting and blogging to teach current affairs

Barahona, Maria; Martin, Mario Daniel


Podcasting and blogging are used in the Spanish program at the Australian National University (ANU) to give students an immersive language experience. This paper reports on the implementation of a social learning pedagogy developed from a practical learning experience that allowed students to explore current issues in the Spanish-speaking world while improving their aural and writing skills in the Spanish language. We describe the educational design by which blogging and podcasting were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Conference paper
Source: Practices and Policies: Current Research in Languages and Cultures Education. Selected Proceedings of the Second National LCNAU Colloquium. Canberra, 3-5 July 2013
Access Rights: Open Access


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