David Read


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About David Read

I work at the English Language Teaching Centre at the University of Sheffield as the Director of TEL (technology-enhanced learning). I've been an EFL/EAP teacher and teacher trainer for over 20 years and have worked in 14 different countries. Settling down is clearly an issue for me.


I’m in Birmingham for IATEFL for a few days so hope to blog a little about some of the sessions I see here with a particular focus on any connected to technology and EAP (ideally both!) Gloriously bad weather as I arrived here today, torrential rain and a nice long […]

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Digital Storytelling is the creation of personal or factual narratives using a range of multi-media and using some form of online webtool or app to make it available for people to read and interact with. So, for example, a student might create a slideshow of a recent trip he/she’s been on and then record audio to describe the photos. Or they might detail a recent news event by pulling together youtube videos, tweets, web articles and then connecting them or explaining them with their own text.

Digital Storytelling in EAP