Chaker Ali Mhamdi, Dr.
Buraimi University College
Chaker is an assistant professor of English language and culture at Buraimi University College in affiliation with California State University Northridge, where he also serves as director of the Quality Assurance Department. He was formerly the director of UFP.
ELT Through Social Networks: Bridging Gaps Between Perceptions and Reality (PP127), Paper
This presentation explores the incorporation of ELT with technology, specifically in the area of social networking. It investigates the benefits and challenges of using social networks in the language classroom and beyond it. The attendees are expected to benefit by being exposed to the theoretical underpinnings of using social networking in language teaching and learning. They will be actively engaged in discussions revolving around how social networking tools can be effective in the classroom.