Challenges of implementing CALL in multimedia classrooms of Bangladesh
AuthorRahman, Dewan Jamilur
MetadataShow full item record
With the technological advancements of modern science, classrooms in many developed country have been enhanced and influenced by the emergence of technology. Vygotsky (1978) suggests teachers stimulate effective learning with new activities in a language classroom. Tools and materials in multimedia classes can help to overcome obstacles of communicative language teaching and give the teacher new opportunities to enhance language learning. With the changing trend of language teaching, teachers and students are also evolving themselves to computer-assisted language learning (CALL). Technology supported task not only provides motivation for self-learning but also gives independence to the learner to master the target language in their own way. This study attempts to evaluate current practice of language teaching in multimedia classrooms in Bangladesh and find out the challenges of it. Besides, the current condition of classrooms, language learners, and their teachers was also discussed. Ways to implement CALL in such environment is suggested with the survey responses and secondary resources. How CALL can be implemented successfully in such an environment is analyzed relating to previous researches, supportive language methods and following the answer of central research questions.