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Language Learning & Technology

2018 Volume 22, Number 1

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Second Language Writing Online: An Update

    Robert Godwin-Jones

    This article provides an update to the author's overview of developments in second language (L2) online writing that he wrote in 2008. There has been renewed interest in L2 writing through the wide... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. Flipping the Classroom in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language

    Jia Yang, Chengxu Yin & Wei Wang

    Through an in-depth analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, this article offers a case study of the advantages and challenges in the application of the flipped learning approach in the... More

    pp. 16-26

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  3. Turnitin and Peer Review in ESL Academic Writing Classrooms

    Jinrong Li & Mimi Li

    Despite the benefits of peer review, there are still challenges that need to be addressed to make it more effective for L2 students. With the development of technology, computer-mediated peer... More

    pp. 27-41

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  4. Language Learners' Perceptions of Having Two Interactional Contexts in eTandem

    Jeong Yang

    The aim of this study was to gain insights into how language learners perceive two online interactional contexts and how these perceptions impact the learners' participation in eTandem learning.... More

    pp. 42-51

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  5. A System for Adaptive High-Variability Segmental Perceptual Training: Implementation, Effectiveness, Transfer

    Manman Qian, Evgeny Chukharev-Hudilainen & John Levis

    Many types of L2 phonological perception are often difficult to acquire without instruction. These difficulties with perception may also be related to intelligibility in production. Instruction on ... More

    pp. 69-96

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  6. Improving Argumentative Writing: Effects of a Blended Learning Approach and Gamification

    Yau Wai Lam, Khe Foon Hew & Kin Fung Chiu

    This study investigated the effectiveness of a blended learning approach--involving the thesis, analysis, and synthesis key (TASK) procedural strategy; online Edmodo discussions; online message... More

    pp. 97-118

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  7. Interactive Digital Textbooks and Engagement: A Learning Strategies Framework

    Dawn Bikowski & J. Elliott Casal

    This mixed-methods study explored non-native English speaking students' learning processes and engagement as they used a customized interactive digital textbook housed on a mobile device. Think... More

    pp. 119-137

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  8. Does the Test Work? Evaluating a Web-Based Language Placement Test

    Avizia Y. Long, Sun-Young Shin, Kimberly Geeslin & Erik W. Willis

    In response to the need for examples of test validation from which everyday language programs can benefit, this paper reports on a study that used Bachman's (2005) assessment use argument (AUA)... More

    pp. 137-156

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  9. Pre-Service EFL Teachers' Online Participation, Interaction, and Social Presence

    H. Muge Satar & Sumru Akcan

    Participation in online communities is an increasing need for future language teachers and their professional development. Through such participation, they can experience and develop an awareness... More

    pp. 157-183

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  10. "I Do Which the Question": Students' Innovative Use of Technology Resources in the Language Classroom

    Melinda Dooly

    Many reports suggest that the use of education technology can have a positive effect on language education. However, most of the research indicates that there is need for more detailed... More

    pp. 184-217

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  11. Discourse Moves and Intercultural Communicative Competence in Telecollaborative Chats

    Marianna Ryshina-Pankova

    With a shift toward understanding the goals of foreign language learning as development of intercultural communicative competence (ICC; Thorne, 2010), telecollaborative interaction with... More

    pp. 218-239

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  12. "Thanks, Shokran, Gracias": Translingual Practices in a Facebook Group

    Derya Kulavuz-Onal & Camilla Vásquez

    The affordances associated with networked multilingualism (Androutsopoulos, 2015) have led social media scholars to replace traditional notions of code-switching with broader concepts such as... More

    pp. 240-255

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