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International Journal of English Studies

2002 Volume 2, Number 1

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Number of articles: 11

  1. ICT and Modern Foreign Languages: Learning Opportunities and Training Needs

    Graham Davies

    Considers why technology has not lived up to it expectations in bringing about improvements in language learning. Looks at a Website that offers a considerable volume of ICT training materials for ... More

    pp. 1-18

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  2. Authoring, Pedagogy, and the Web: Expectations versus Reality

    Paul Bangs

    Discusses two easy-to-use authoring systems--"Potatoes" and "MALTED"--for designing Web-based language instruction. Provides a check list of advice for would-be authors of language learning... More

    pp. 19-30

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  3. Web-Based Instructional Environments: Tools and Techniques for Effective Second Language Acquisition

    Esperanza Roman

    Reviews the nature of Web-based course management systems (WCMSs), which are designed to help teachers create learning environments in which students have the necessary means to interact... More

    pp. 31-58

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  4. From Rooms to Environments: Techno-Short-Sightedness and Language Laboratories

    Pascual Perez-Paredes

    Discusses the role of language laboratories in retrospective, paying attention to the technology diffusion process that accounted for their initial success, and contributing arguments for a... More

    pp. 59-80

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  5. Web Assisted Language Learning (WALL) and Learning Management Systems (LMS) in Virtual Centres for Foreign Languages

    German Ruiperez

    Provides an overview of Learning Management System (LMS) software, which is necessary for the creation of a Virtual Centre for Foreign Language Learning. Also describes a new discipline called Web ... More

    pp. 81-95

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  6. Improving the Virtual Learning Development Processes Using XML Standards

    Kurt Suss & Thomas Oberhofer

    Suggests that distributed learning environments and content often lack a common basis for the exchange of learning materials, which can hinder or even delay innovation and delivery of learning... More

    pp. 97-107

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  7. Principles in Call Software Design and Implementation

    Ana Gimeno

    Discusses a number of principles to bear in mind when designing and implementing multimedia language learning materials. A general overview is provided on the template approach to designing and... More

    pp. 109-28

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  8. Integrating Corpus-Based Resources and Natural Language Processing

    Pascual Cantos

    Surveys computational linguistic tools presently available, but whose potential has neither been fully considered nor exploited to its full in modern computer assisted language learning (CALL).... More

    pp. 129-65

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  9. A Multimedia WEB-CALL Software for Mobile Phones

    Jose Carlos Garcia

    Presents one of the world's first prototypes of language learning software for smart-phones. is an Internet based multimedia application designed for 3G mobile phones with audio,... More

    pp. 167-78

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  10. A Minimalist Approach to Multi-level IT-Human Integration in Translation Work

    Jesus Soria

    Defines the relationship that is intended between classroom-based and laboratory based activities, private study and language class, individual and collective effort, and computer-centered and... More

    pp. 179-203

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  11. OE-CAI: Computer-Assisted Instruction of Old English

    Alejandro Alcaraz

    Provides a survey of computer assisted instruction as applied to the Old English language from the work of the late 1980's pioneers to December 2001. Each instructional item--whether a website,... More

    pp. 205-50

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