Chapter 4: Communication and Collaboration

Purpose of Chapter 4

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the benefits of communication and collaboration in language classrooms (Course outcome 1)
  2. Identify techniques to support communication and collaboration (Course outcome 1)
  3. Describe how different physical contexts create new opportunities for language learning  (Course outcome 2)
  4. Apply technology to enhance classroom communication  (Course outcome 2)
  5. Explore activities and tools that promote collaboration and communication (Course outcome 2)

Tasks to Complete Chapter 4

  1. Read Chapter 4 while taking notes using our class account.
  2. Complete the ‘Check your learning’ exercises at the end of each page.
  3. Return to Canvas and complete ‘Discussion 4: Evaluate your classroom using CALL principles.’


This chapter is revised from CALL Principles and Practices by Joy Egbert and Seyed Abdollah Shahrokni (CC BY 4.0)


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