EML515 Technologies for TESOL (8)

Technologies for TESOL aims to provide students with the knowledge, understandings, and skills to successfully incorporate technologies into their English language teaching. Students will be introduced to key theories, principles, and approaches for the use of technologies in TESOL contexts. Using their understandings, students will engage with strategies and methods for including technologies strategically and appropriately to enhance language teaching and learning. A range of issues related to the place and use of technology in TESOL contexts will be explored.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EML515. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Teacher Education

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to articulate an understanding of technologies and their use in TESOL;
  • be able to articulate an understanding of theories about, principles, and approaches for using technologies in TESOL contexts;
  • be able to critically evaluate the place and use of technologies in language teaching and learning;
  • be able to use technologies appropriately to enhance language teaching and learning; and
  • be able to critically analyse issues in technology and assessment in TESOL.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Changing contexts of technologies in TESOL
  • Theories, principles, and approaches for using technologies in TESOL
  • Critical evaluation of technologies for TESOL
  • Designing and implementing technology enhanced teaching and learning in TESOL contexts(
  • Teaching language in low/no technology environments
  • Technology and assessment
  • Current issues and new directions in using technologies in TESOL


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.