The latest study he has been involved in, alongside Mei Lin, Anne Preston and Zhuoran Kong, Ahmed explores the use of Digital Mysteries with second/foreign language learners.
If you have a spare few minutes, the paper is an interesting read if you teach languages. While the study involves university-age students, the concept can be applied to those much younger.
Among many points, it looks at:
- how collaborative learning apps can promote and support the thinking and linguistic skills for EFL learners
- the role of negotiations for meaning
- interactions between the three groups of Chinese English Language learners including thinking skills and linguistics