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Computer Assisted Language Learning

February 2007 Volume 20, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Learning to Orchestrate Online Instructional Conversations: A Case of Faculty Development for Foreign Language Educators

    Carla Meskill & Natasha Anthony

    In the past decade, providing language instruction via computer-mediated communication (CMC) has seen tremendous growth throughout the world. With this increase in asynchronous instruction have... More

    pp. 5-19

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  2. Learner Experiences in Web-Based Language Learning

    Jeong-Bae Son

    The World Wide Web offers a global database of authentic materials that can enhance language learning and teaching. This study examines the use of the web for language learning through a study of... More

    pp. 21-36

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  3. Social Presence in Synchronous CMC-Based Language Learning: How Does it Affect the Productive Performance and Consciousness of Learning Objectives?

    Masanori Yamada & Kanji Akahori

    This study examines potential designs in the usage of synchronous computer-mediated communication (SCMC) for communicative language learning in learner-centered communication. In this study, the... More

    pp. 37-65

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  4. Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition Using a Diglot Reader or a Computer-Based Drill and Practice Program

    Elizabeth Christensen, Paul Merrill & Stephen Yanchar

    This research study compares the impact of a computer-based diglot reader with that of a sophisticated, computer-based, drill and practice program on second language acquisition. The affective... More

    pp. 67-77

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  5. An Exploratory Study of E-Mail Application on FL Writing Performance

    Hui-Fang Shang

    This study focused on examining the overall effect of using email on the improvement of writing performance in aspects of syntactic complexity, grammatical accuracy and lexical density, as well as ... More

    pp. 79-96

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