On the Applications of Modern Educational Technology in Maritime English Teaching from the Perspective of Constructivism

Zhongliang Cui

Abstract


Nowadays maritime transportation has become a major modern logistics because of its large capacity and low cost. English plays a leading role in the industry of maritime transportation. It is the most important medium and an indispensable communication tool in international business and global marine industry. Maritime English teaching has made some progress in China since 1990s. However, the applications of modern educational technology in maritime English teaching are still at its preliminary stage when compared to its current status abroad. Research on maritime English teaching has been very limited. This has raised a realistic question on current maritime English teaching: how can we improve maritime English teaching so that more people can be trained to be more competent in international business and trade.


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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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