Facilitating the Implementation of ICT to Teachers
Keywords: ICT, barriers, technology, educational change, training, development
Lucas Kohnke< Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Lucas Kohnke is currently an ESL Instructor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has worked as a Lecture, Instructor, E-Learning coordinator, Curriculum Developer, and Head Teacher in Asia and the Middle East. He has presented at numerous national and international conferences on e-learning, social platforms, grammar and teacher training.
For the last decade, English language teaching has been characterized by buzzwords, such as E-learning, ICT, CALL, and Web 2.0. In a pragmatic manner, this article discusses and illustrates how institutions and teachers can facilitate the integration of technology into their classrooms. The article will examine factors that might impede or facilitate institutions and teachers to overcome the social and educational barriers that may prevent them from achieving their true potential.