Technology in Second Language Classrooms

Your own educational website in less than 10 minutes!
We all know how important the world wide web has become and how useful and captivating it may be for our students if we make it part of our everyday teaching practices; facts, figures, graphs, statistics, comparative charts and a myriad of information will pop up in front of our screens with the click of a button. However, nowadays, the avalanche of data is so overwhelming that we may feel at a loss to find just the right materials for our students, especially if they are learning a second language. The available resources may be either to simple or too complex for them or just irrelevant for their present-day reality or developmental stage. On many occasions, thousands of teachers would rather create their own materials than use the ones available.

After all, what a better website for your own students than …

Comprehension and Communication

The “Information Age” has been with us for some time now. Jules Vern, Isaac Asimov, and Eugene Wesley (Gene Roddenberry) are just a few of the visionaries that many people ridiculed and laughed at for their dreams and insight(s). Many may well argue that they were just plain crazy. I am not one of them. I have always been an avid reader of Sci-Fi mags, books, articles, etc, and its film varieties. Should they not be believed? Just take a look around you. How many people have noticed that drastic change in the world today? How many of you have noticed people walking around with devices that seem to be glued to the side of their heads; seeming like their talking to themselves or appear to be delusional? However, the down side to mobile communication devices is that people are not properly governing themselves to the various disciplines and responsibilities …

Emotion Recognition Technology

Software, recorders, scanners, cameras, and analysts are all essential ingredients of media analysis service. However, there are technologies just around the corner that are promising to change the way media analysis works. These technologies will enable analysts to make a real time analysis of the impact that certain news is having. One of these technologies is emotion recognition.

If you are confused by what I just said, I’ll just explain. Emotion recognition is a new concept in this age of Smartphones with front cameras. Some MIT innovators thought of using the Smartphone front cam in a sinister way – to read your emotions. Through specially developed software, the camera can record and transmit your facial expressions to a remotely located analysis center. The analysis center has the latest computers running emotion recognition software. What it means is that as people see a news item, watch a TV show or see …

The Darling Of Online Sellers

Information is a great business asset. When you know something and other people are looking for that information, you have a readymade product in hand. When people find that the information they are looking for is available, they happily buy it. Information products or Info products are the products which pertain to selling the information.

Earlier books were only info products available. With advent of technology on media and internet boom, there are many a products which have risen from pure information that the creator possessed. Now an information can be packed in form of book, newsletter, ebook, audio or video. All kinds except the first can be managed and soled on internet only. These are digital products and do not need shipment etc. as is the need in case of books.

Can you imagine that info products is a billion dollar industry on the internet itself. As the technology …