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  1. ItsLEADR: Intelligent Tutoring System for Learning English Articles

    Rika Yoshii & Jacky Hernandez, California State University San Marcos, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1732–1737

    Abstract: ItsLEADR is an Intelligent Tutoring System for helping ESL students develop reasoning skills in choosing English articles such as “a/an” and “the.” The English article system is a... More

    pp. 1732-1737

  2. A Content-based Course Integrating Language Learning, Student Autonomy and IT

    Kurt Ackermann, Hokusei Gakuen University Junior College, Japan

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 730–733

    The goal of the presentation is to introduce a course being taught in English, as opposed to a course about English, that also utilizes computer technology in the form of an LMS (Learning... More

    pp. 730-733

  3. Using The Internet To Get Kids Interested (In Learning Languages)

    Jennifer Tai Anne Leauga, Lynfield College, New Zealand

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 603–606

    Using e learning for indigenous youth engaging youth in online learning taking paper out of the picture Audio and visual skills improved tasks which are specifically focused on viewing,... More

    pp. 603-606

  4. Perceptions of EFL-College-students in Online Environments in Colombia

    Sandra Vega Carrero, University of Kansas, Fulbright and SEARK College Arkansas, United States; Melania Piedra Barrera, University of Kansas, Fulbright, University of Costarica, United States; Christopher Cunningham, Seark College of Arkansas, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 359–367

    Many studies have been done related to traditional face-to-face teaching and the learning process of English as a foreign language. But little has been said about the use of online environments to ... More

    pp. 359-367

  5. Unpacking the Concept of Design Thinking Through a Competency-based Curriculum

    Job Rutgers, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Canada; Mi Song Kim, University of Western Ontario, Canada; Paul Epp, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Canada

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 310–321

    Although increasing attention has been paid to design thinking in the context of new media and the globalizing knowledge economy, there is still little understanding of how design thinking could... More

    pp. 310-321

  6. Open Educational Resources for Call Teacher Education: The iTILT Interactive Whiteboard Project

    Shona Whyte, Euline Cutrim Schmid, Sanderin van Hazebrouck Thompson & Margret Oberhofer

    Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 27, No. 2 (2014) pp. 122–148

    This paper discusses challenges and opportunities arising during the development of open educational resources (OERs) to support communicative language teaching (CLT) with interactive whiteboards (... More

    pp. 122-148

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  7. TESOL and Early Childhood Collaborative Inquiry: Joining Forces and Crossing Boundaries

    Laura Baecher & Abigail M. Jewkes

    Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education Vol. 35, No. 1 (2014) pp. 39–53

    Preparing early childhood educators to support effective instruction of English language learners (ELLs) is an important dimension of teacher preparation programs, yet often difficult to enact.... More

    pp. 39-53

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  8. "I Am Not a Person with a Creative Mind": Facilitating Creativity in the Undergraduate Curriculum through a Design-Based Research Approach

    Denise Wood & Carolyn Bilsborow

    Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 12, No. 1 (2014) pp. 111–125

    Today's graduates need the skills to enable them to "persevere in the face of complexity and unresolvability" (McWilliam and Haukka 2008: 660), and to respond creatively in work... More

    pp. 111-125

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  9. Research in the School of Languages and Linguistics at Griffith University

    Ben Fenton-Smith & Ian Walkinshaw

    Language Teaching Vol. 47, No. 3 (July 2014) pp. 404–408

    Griffith University is set across five campuses in south-east Queensland, Australia, and has a student population of 43,000. The School of Languages and Linguistics (LAL) offers programs in... More

    pp. 404-408

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  10. Research in Progress: Invited Colloquium--Foreign Languages in an Age of Globalization

    Claire Kramsch

    Language Teaching Vol. 46, No. 3 (July 2013) pp. 425–427

    With the advent of globalization and the increasingly multilingual and multicultural nature of nations, institutions and classrooms, the fundamental nature of foreign language instruction is... More

    pp. 425-427

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  11. The Distance Learning of Foreign Languages: A Research Agenda

    Cynthia White

    Language Teaching Vol. 47, No. 4 (October 2014) pp. 538–553

    Research into the distance learning of languages is now established as a significant avenue of enquiry in language teaching, with evident research trajectories in several domains. This article... More

    pp. 538-553

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  12. The Selfie as a Pedagogical Tool in a College Classroom

    Stacey Margarita Johnson, Stephen Maiullo, Elizabeth Trembley, Courtney L. Werner & Daniel Woolsey

    College Teaching Vol. 62, No. 4 (2014) pp. 119–120

    Oxford Dictionary's Word of the Year for 2013 is "selfie" (Oxford University Press, 2013). At its essence, the selfie is simply a digital self-portrait shared on the internet. As... More

    pp. 119-120

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  13. The Open Translation MOOC: Creating Online Communities to Transcend Linguistic Barriers

    Tita Beaven, Anna Comas-Quinn, Mirjam Hauck, Beatriz de los Arcos & Timothy Lewis

    Designing for Innovation around OER Vol. 2013, No. 1 (2013)

    One of the main barriers to the reuse of Open Educational Resources (OER) is language (OLnet, 2009). OER may be available but in a language that users cannot access, so a preliminary step to reuse ... More

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  14. Intercomprehension between Romance Languages and the Role of English: A Study of Multilingual Chat Rooms

    Sílvia Melo-Pfeifer

    International Journal of Multilingualism Vol. 11, No. 1 (2014) pp. 120–137

    In this article, we focus on the role English plays in multilingual chat rooms in Romance Languages. We intend to demonstrate how English, even as forbidden language in this particular setting, is ... More

    pp. 120-137

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  15. Twitter and the Welsh Language

    Rhys James Jones, Daniel Cunliffe & Zoe R. Honeycutt

    Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development Vol. 34, No. 7 (2013) pp. 653–671

    The emergence of new domains, such as the Internet, can prove challenging for minority languages. Welsh is a minority, regional language and is considered "vulnerable" by the United... More

    pp. 653-671

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  16. Multilingualism in European Workplaces

    Britt-Louise Gunnarsson

    Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication Vol. 33, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 11–33

    This state-of-the-art article includes a review of past and recent studies on multilingualism at work in European environments. One aim is to provide the reader with a cross-cultural picture of... More

    pp. 11-33

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  17. Deaf Parents of Cochlear-Implanted Children: Beliefs on Bimodal Bilingualism

    Julie Cantrell Mitchiner

    Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 51–66

    This study investigated 17 Deaf families in North America with cochlear-implanted children about their attitudes, beliefs, and practices on bimodal bilingualism (defined as using both a visual... More

    pp. 51-66

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  18. Interactive-GIS-Tutor (IGIST) integration: Creating a digital space gateway within a textbook-bound South African Geography class

    Elfrieda Fleischmann, Cedar College of Education, South Africa; Christo Van der Westhuizen, North West Univeristy (NWU), South Africa; Dirk Cilliers, North West University (NWU), South Africa

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 31, 2015)

    Currently there is a global drive among political and educational institutions to implement geographic information system (GIS) practice in secondary schools. However, Geography teachers worldwide,... More

  19. Exploring TED talks as linked data for education

    Davide Taibi, Saniya Chawla, Stefan Dietze, Ivana Marenzi & Besnik Fetahu

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 1092–1096

    In this paper, we present the TED Talks dataset which exposes all metadata and the actual transcripts of available TED talks as structured Linked Data. The TED talks collection is composed of more ... More

    pp. 1092-1096

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  20. Classification of word levels with usage frequency, expert opinions and machine learning

    Gihad N. Sohsah, Muhammed Esad Ünal & Onur Güzey

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 1097–1101

    Educational applications for language teaching can utilize the language levels of words to target proficiency levels of students. This paper and the accompanying data provide a methodology for... More

    pp. 1097-1101

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