Between New Technologies and New Paradigms in Academic Education. A Non-Reductionist Approach


The article presents an insight into an exploratory study carried out between February and May 2014. The study looked into the process of teacher training enhanced by new technology: an MA CALL seminar facilitated in the blended format as a series of online and offline tutorials. The participants of the class were 9 first-year students of the TEFL MA programme at the Pedagogical University in Cracow, Poland. The study and its results were described in detail in previous publications (Turula, 2015, Turula, in press). The present article investigates an aspect of the process researched: negotiatingbetween the digital realm, with its different tools and their affordances and a socialcontext of the digital—or blended, as is the case here—education.


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Published : 2016-12-30

TurulaA. (2016). Between New Technologies and New Paradigms in Academic Education. A Non-Reductionist Approach. Theory and Practice of Second Language Acquisition, 2(2). Retrieved from

Anna Turula
Pedagogical University, Krakow, Poland  Poland

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