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Language Learning & Technology

2017 Volume 21, Number 3

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Data-Informed Language Learning

    Robert Godwin-Jones

    Although data collection has been used in language learning settings for some time, it is only in recent decades that large corpora have become available, along with efficient tools for their use. ... More

    pp. 9-27

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  2. Task-Based Language Teaching Online: A Guide for Teachers

    Melissa Baralt & José Morcillo Gómez

    Technology-mediated task-based language teaching is the merger between technology and task-based language teaching (TBLT; González-Lloret & Ortega, 2014) and is arguably now an imperative for... More

    pp. 28-43

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  3. Making It Personal: Performance-Based Assessments, Ubiquitous Technology, and Advanced Learners

    Kelly Arispe & Jack Burston

    This pedagogical implementation study advocates for performance-driven assessments to help learners become aware of and improve upon presentational speaking skills at the advanced level. A social... More

    pp. 44-58

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  4. The Effect of Corpus-Based Instruction on Pragmatic Routines

    Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, Sabrina Mossman & Yunwen Su

    This study compares the effect of using corpus-based materials and activities for the instruction of pragmatic routines under two conditions: implementing direct corpus searches by learners during ... More

    pp. 76-103

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  5. Effects of DDL Technology on Genre Learning

    Elena Cotos, Stephanie Link & Sarah Huffman

    To better understand the promising effects of data-driven learning (DDL) on language learning processes and outcomes, this study explored DDL learning events enabled by the Research Writing Tutor (... More

    pp. 104-130

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  6. Enhancing Extensive Reading with Data-Driven Learning

    Gregory Hadley & Maggie Charles

    This paper investigates using data-driven learning (DDL) as a means of stimulating greater lexicogrammatical knowledge and reading speed among lower proficiency learners in an extensive reading... More

    pp. 131-152

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  7. Using Corpora to Develop Learners' Collocational Competence

    Shuangling Li

    This article investigates the role of direct corpus use in learners' collocational competence in academic writing. An experiment was conducted between two groups of Chinese postgraduates who had no... More

    pp. 153-171

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  8. Teaching Google Search Techniques in an L2 Academic Writing Context

    Sumi Han & Jeong-Ah Shin

    This mixed-method study examines the effectiveness of teaching Google search techniques (GSTs) to Korean EFL college students in an intermediate-level academic English writing course. 18 students... More

    pp. 172-194

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  9. Effects of Corpus-Based Instruction on Phraseology in Learner English

    Katherine Ackerley

    This study analyses the effects of data-driven learning (DDL) on the phraseology used by 223 English students at an Italian university. The students studied the genre of opinion survey reports... More

    pp. 195-216

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  10. Training Teachers in Data-Driven Learning: Tackling the Challenge

    Agnieszka Lenko-Szymanska

    The aim of this article is to assess the effectiveness of a semester-long pre-service teacher-training course on the use of corpora in language learning and teaching. This is achieved by an... More

    pp. 217-214

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