VietTESOL International Convention, VietTESOL International Convention 2018

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Industrial Revolution 4.0 with language education in Vietnam: Promises and Perils
Vu Ngoc Nguyen

Building: A12
Room: Room 103
Date: 2018-10-12 02:45 PM – 03:15 PM
Last modified: 2018-09-17

Abstract


The approaching industrial revolution 4.0 is bringing drastic changes in many fields and these changes have strong impact on English language education in Vietnam recently. This presentation discusses some trends already available in Vietnam like using robot to teach English, virtual reality technology, machine translation and mobile learning. The presentation also showcases the mobile learning system developed at Department of English, Ho Chi Minh city University of Education which utilizes students’ devices and features interactive video contents. From the trends recorded until 2018, the author makes suggestions for technology investment and language education in Vietnam.


Keywords


industry 4.0, mobile learning, digital contents, virtual reality