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May 2010 Volume 27, Number 3

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Decades of CALL Development: A Retrospective of the Work of James Pusack and Sue Otto

    Sue E. K. Otto

    In this article, the author describes a series of projects that James Pusack and the author engaged in together, a number of them to develop CALL authoring tools. With their shared love of... More

    pp. 435-442

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  2. Developing an Intelligent Language Tutor

    Trude Heift

    This article discusses the development and functionalities of an intelligent computer-assisted language learning (ICALL) system. By way of example, we describe "E-Tutor", an ICALL system for L2... More

    pp. 443-459

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  3. Some Design Issues for an Online Japanese Textbook

    Noriko Nagata

    This paper discusses several design issues in the development of a new online Japanese textbook, called "Robo-Sensei: Japanese Curriculum with Automated Feedback". When it is completed, the new... More

    pp. 460-476

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  4. Born in Zanzibar, Computerized in Provo, Utah: A Systematic Instructional Design Approach for Swahili CALL

    Michael D. Bush

    The development of online learning materials is a complex and expensive process that can benefit from the application of consistent and organized principles of instructional design. This article... More

    pp. 505-516

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  5. Virtual Vocabulary: Research and Learning in Lexical Processing

    Ulf Schuetze & Gerlinde Weimer-Stuckmann

    This article presents the concept development, research programming, and learning design of a lexical processing web application, Virtual Vocabulary, which was developed using theories in both... More

    pp. 517-528

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  6. Materials Development in Three Italian CALL Projects: Seeking an Optimal Mix between In-Class and Out-of-Class Learning

    Mike Levy & Claire Kennedy

    This paper considers the design and development of CALL materials with the aim of achieving an optimal mix between in-class and out-of-class learning in the context of teaching Italian at an... More

    pp. 529-539

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  7. Developing Spanish Online Readings Using Design-Based Research

    Cristina Pardo-Ballester & Julio Cesar Rodriguez

    This article reports on the use of design-based research (DBR) in the development of online reading materials for beginning and intermediate Spanish learners. The report focuses on four studies of ... More

    pp. 540-553

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  8. Going in Cycles: Courseware and Material Development for Written Communication

    Mathias Schulze & Grit Liebscher

    The development of both the materials for an intermediate-level hybrid German writing course and the software in a virtual learning environment for the course may be viewed as activity systems.... More

    pp. 554-563

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  9. Looking Back--A Lesson Learned: From Videotape to Digital Media

    Franziska Lys

    This paper chronicles the development of Drehort Neubrandenburg Online, an interactive, content-rich audiovisual language learning environment based on documentary film material shot on location in... More

    pp. 564-575

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  10. Bridging CALL & HCI: Input from Participatory Design

    Monica S. Cardenas-Claros & Paul A. Gruba

    Participatory design (PD), or the collaboration between software engineers and end users throughout the design process, may help improve CALL design practices. In this case study, four ESL learners... More

    pp. 576-591

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  11. From the Cotton Fields to the Ties That Bind: Jim Pusack's Enduring Impact on Today's CALL Development

    Linda C. Jones

    From 1981 to today, the encouragement Jim Pusack and his colleague Sue Otto gave faculty to develop and/or implement CALL into the curriculum has been vital to our L2 teaching evolution. This... More

    pp. 592-598

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