Dr Te Taka Keegan: Technology and the use of te reo Māori. Dr Te Taka Keegan is a Lecturer in Computer Science and 'language activist' at the University of Waikato. He wants to ensure that Maori language is used and developed through social media, online networks and through the use of the appropriate technology.
i-expand horizons. Florence Lyons is a CORE Education eFellow who teaches French at Matamata College (@Florence Lyons). In this EDtalk Florence claims that too many teachers stop at the ‘e’ in elearning. She tells us how she uses technology to expand her students’ horizons by providing a window to the outside world.
Using technology to preserve the Niuean language. Emani Fakaotimanava-lui is director of Internet Niue's service provider Rocket Systems Ltd, and Marketing Manager of Hei Niue. Emani describes the loss of Hei Niue, the Niuean language, and outlines a number of ways that technology is being used to preserve and share the language, including the use of social media and the involvement of students in Niue.