Category Archives: Mobile-Assisted Language Learning Resources

Interview with Dr. Agnieszka Palalas at TESOL Colombia III

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A Clever Plan to Teach Schoolkids New Languages With a Free App

In developing countries like Ethiopia, Malaysia, and Mozambique, the market for English language learning is red hot . These are places where, often, English proficiency is seen as a stepping stone to a better job and a one-way ticket out of poverty. But one major kink in […] Click here to view original web page at

The Best Way to Build Student E-Portfolios: Use Evernote

With language learning incorporating e-portfolios for practice and assessment purposes, Evernote can serve as a powerful Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (MALL) tool. By Edudemic Staff on October 20, 2014 Although Evernote already is a fairly well-known app, very few educators realize its potential building and sharing student portfolios. Having a well-organized e-portfolio is important: It can follow students from… Read More »

How to Select and Implement ESL Mobile Apps?

TESL Ontario 2014 ESL Apps – A Palalas from Agnieszka (Aga) Palalas

App offers new way to learn Maori

Inventor says digital technology could be the saviour of a language under threat. The internet and mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets could be the difference for the survival of Te Reo Maori, says a senior Maori academic. Dr Rapata Wiri of Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi in […]

Educational Design Research: Designing Mobile Learning Interventions for Language Learners

by Agnieszka Palalas & Terry Anderson This chapter presents a case of an EDR study completed at a Canadian college and resulting in developing an innovative educational intervention, Mobile–Enabled Language Learning Eco-System, as well as corresponding design principles. The first section provides an overview of the educational problem targeted by the study, its purpose and outcomes (further elaborated in… Read More »

Mobile-assisted Language Learning

SlideShare Video Greeting from TIRF Trustee Michael Carrier The use of mobile and handheld technology is growing exponentially in language education, and it is clear that much more research, project evaluation, and evidence-based analysis are needed to help us understand this new phenomenon. However, important questions remain about the […]