Addressing the Language Classroom Competencies of the European Higher Education Area Through the Use of Technology

  • Greg KesslerEmail author
  • Paige D. Ware
Part of the Educational Linguistics book series (EDUL, volume 14)


This chapter focuses upon the use of technology to address the language classroom competencies of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). Through an exploration of previous research into the intersection of technology and language learning, the authors identify a variety of ways that these core competencies can be addressed. The authors contextualize these suggestions within pedagogical practice that is focused upon project-based learning with attention paid to tasks in an array of contexts. The practices are presented within frameworks for both telecollaboration and local collaboration. The authors focus upon addressing both the general and discipline-specific competency frameworks within the EHEA.


Core Competency Collaborative Activity Personal Meaning Language Teacher Teacher Intervention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of LinguisticsOhio UniversityAthensUSA
  2. 2.Department of Teaching and LearningSouthern Methodist UniversityDallasUSA

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