‘There’s an App for That!’ Writing Technology Reviews for Academic Journals

Lucas Kohnke*, Benjamin Luke Moorhouse

*Corresponding author for this work

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Technology reviews are becoming an increasingly common genre within English language teaching and learning journals. This is due to the proliferation of technologies and their affordance in language learning. Although journals provide editorial guidelines for how to write technology reviews, they can be quite general. This short article offers some practical considerations and ideas, and includes published technology review as an example in the online appendix, showing the rhetorical moves for writing technology reviews in the field of English language teaching and learning.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-265
Number of pages5
JournalRELC Journal
Issue number1
Early online date11 Oct 2020
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2022

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Education
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language

User-Defined Keywords

  • Writing a technology review
  • academic technology review
  • critical technology review
  • format of technology review
  • technology review genre


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