Aisha Walker is Associate Professor of Technology, Education and Learning at the University of Leeds. With a background in linguistics, language learning and primary education her research areas include digitally-mediated communication, academic language and childrens’ engagement with digital technologies.
The online digital world offers huge benefits to language learners and teachers. Much of our everyday language use takes place in digital environments and is mediated by digital tools. This means that it is sensible for language teachers use these tools with their students.