Search results for author:"Greg Kessler"
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CALICO Journal Vol. 27, No. 2 (January 2010) pp. 376–392
This study investigates preservice teachers' discourse about CALL in a required CALL class which combines theory and practice. Thirty-three students in a Linguistics MA program CALL course were observed over a 10-week quarter. For all of these...
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 13, No. 1 (February 2009) pp. 79–95
This study reports on student initiated attention to form within the collaborative construction of a wiki among pre-service Non-Native Speaker (NNS) English teachers. Forty NNS pre-service teachers from a large Mexican university were observed over...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 23, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 361–375
This study compares characteristics of fluency in student audio journals recorded in a laboratory setting with those recorded using mobile audio devices. Forty graduate students enrolled in four oral communication courses at an American university...
CALICO Journal Vol. 30, No. 3 (2013) pp. 307–322
This article expands upon themes addressed in the 2012 CALICO opening plenary that I delivered at the University of Notre Dame. This extended interpretation allows me the opportunity to further explore the nature of participatory human communication ...
Essential Teacher Vol. 1, No. 1 (2003) pp. 34–36
Discusses technologies that support computer-assisted language learning (CALL) and how they have changed over the years. Looks at specific trends (i.e., shift from analog to digital), and recommends adapting conventional teaching techniques to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2997–2999
There has been a growing interest in the dissemination of CALL theories, methods, approaches and activities as a part of teacher preparation. However, the extent of this training may vary greatly among programs. Since technology use in language...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 20, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 173–188
Recent research suggests that there is a general lack of a computer-assisted language learning (CALL) presence in teacher preparation programs. There is also evidence that teachers obtain a majority of their CALL knowledge from informal sources and...
CALICO Journal Vol. 28, No. 2 (January 2011) pp. 522–545
This study reports on how language teachers in preparation integrate key concepts from second language acquisition (SLA) theory into CALL curricular design. The need for language teachers who have had SLA coursework to receive orientation to student-...
TESOL Journal Vol. 11, No. 3 (2002) pp. 27–30
Highlights the use of electronic discussion boards in the English-as-a-Second-Language classroom. Suggests that discussion boards provide flexibility, interconnectiveity, and many other benefits for teachers and learners. (Author/VWL)
Developing Collaborative Autonomous Learning Abilities in Computer Mediated Language Learning: Attention to Meaning among Students in Wiki Space
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 23, No. 1 (February 2010) pp. 41–58
This study reports on attention to meaning among 40 NNS pre-service EFL teachers as they collaboratively constructed a wiki in a 16-week online course. Focus is placed upon the nature of individual and group behavior when attending to meaning in a...
Telecollaboration in the Secondary Language Classroom: Case Study of Adolescent Interaction and Pedagogical Integration
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 29, No. 3 (2016) pp. 427–450
This study builds on research examining the in-school technology practices of adolescent language learners by exploring the patterns of classroom literacy practices that emerge when a telecollaborative project is introduced into a conventional...
TESOL Journal Vol. 10, No. 1 (2001) pp. 15–20
Proposes the use of usability testing to systematically evaluate instructor-developed materials. Discusses the application of this methods in the field of computer-assisted language learning using a multimedia CD-Rom project that was designed to...
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 16, No. 1 (February 2012) pp. 91–109
This study investigates Web-based, project oriented, many-to-many collaborative writing for academic purposes. Thirty-eight Fulbright scholars in an orientation program at a large Midwestern university used a Web-based word processing tool to...
Using Synchronous Computer-Mediated Communication to Teach Foreign Students Spoken English: An Exploratory Study
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 397–404
Computer-mediated communication (CMC) has received considerable attention over past twenty years to enhance foreign language teaching and learning. However, few research studies have addressed the use of text, audio, and video-based SCMC to enhance...