Technology & The Brain: A Help or a Hindrance to Learning? - feat Dr. Robert S. Murphy
Join Dr. Robert Murphy (NeuroELT Lab, University of Kitakyushu) and Paul Raine (ed-tech enthusiast and TILTAL founder) for a discussion of the relationship between technology and the brain when learning languages.
Robert Shoichi Murphy received his Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Nottingham and MA TESOL from the University of Birmingham (UK). He researches Teacher Education and authors neuroELT-based and textbooks. He is co-founder of FAB neuroELT conferences, stemming from studies in Mind, Brain, and Education (Harvard Graduate School of Education)
Paul Raine (MA TEFL/TESL, University of Birmingham 2012) is an award-winning teacher, presenter, author, and developer. His books include the best-selling 50 Ways to Teach with Technology and the innovative multi-path graded reader Journey to Mars. He has helped design and develop several websites for teachers and learners of EFL, including abaxlms.com and zengengo.com. He currently teaches English at universities in the Tokyo area.