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1999 Volume 14, Number 3

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Developing Multimedia Resources: Personal Perspectives

    Heather Kaufmann, Jan McFeeter & Ralph Sauburn

    Three English-as-a-Second-Language educators based in Victoria, Australia offer their perspectives on developing multimedia resources. (Author/VWL) More

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  2. Access to Information Technology: Considerations for Language Educators

    Denise E. Murray

    Suggests that discussions of the application of technology in education often neglect the issue of access. The issue of access is of interest to educators, because it involves educational equity,... More

    pp. 4-12

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  3. Digital Literacies: Renegotiating the Visual and the Verbal in Communication

    Ilana Snyder

    Focuses on the way multimedia developments are challenging established literacy practices and skills. Suggests that the traditional dominance of verbal representation is progressively giving way to... More

    pp. 13-23

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  4. Responding to the Context of CALL: Directions for Research

    Mike Levy

    Argues that research in computer-assisted language learning (CALL) needs to give more attention to contextual factors that exert significant and profound effects on the introduction of technology... More

    pp. 24-39

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  5. Service Learning and Technology in TESOL

    Mark Warschauer & Janice Cook

    Explores the natural integration between service learning and the use of information technology. Several examples are discussed from a community college in Hawai'i, where adult English-as-Second... More

    pp. 32-39

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  6. Task as "Tamagotchi": ESL Teachers' Work in the Emerging Hypermedia Environment

    Chris Corbel

    Shows how developing tasks for a virtual independent learning center offers teachers a simple and accessible way to work effectively online. (Author/VWL) More

    pp. 40-45

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  7. Key Barriers in the Development of Computer-Based Testing

    Paul Gruba

    Argues that the lack of development in computer-based testing is the result of four factors: (1) a lack of interest among computer-assisted language learning (CALL) researchers and testing... More

    pp. 46-53

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