Theory and Practice of the Use of Internet in Language Learning
Internet is becoming the catchphrase in the world of education. This article provides an account of the internet application for teaching, explains how teachers can use the internet as a component of instruction, determines an effective pedagogy that can benefite from new opportunities created by information technology and global network. The constructivist pedagogy and collaborative approach are most appropriate ways to utilize technology to enhance learning, that students actively participate in the learning process provided to them, and that support teams provide needed consultation, training, development, and problem solving. This work promotes an understanding for teachers and learners, with increasing collaboration, adopting a new pedagogy for information delivery, and promoting information literacy all learners. The article describes also the Internet as a source of limitless authentic materials, synchronous and asynchronous computer-mediated communications and includes also the impact of online exchanges on students' language learning process.